Anita Madison

Anita Madison, Criminal Justice Chair Biography Anita graduated from Jesup W. Scott High School in Toledo, Ohio. She went on to attend The  Ohio State University and the University of Toledo where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree. After pursuing her career in law enforcement, she obtained a Master’s degree in  Criminal Justice with emphasis on… Continue reading Anita Madison

Williann Moore

Williann Moore Assistant Treasurer Biography Williann Moore has a Masters Degree and thirty-nine years of diversified managerial experience with a proven record of planning. She’s an NAACP Golden Heritage Life member with over 54 years of service.  She was the 1990 -2000 NAACP Toledo Branch President, NAACP Ohio State Conference. She is the proud recipient of… Continue reading Williann Moore

Dr. Geraldine Hayes Nelson

Dr. Geraldine Hayes Nelson, Education Chair Biography Ms. Geraldine Hayes Nelson possesses her Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration from Kent State University.  She has served in various leadership roles, from AssociateDean of Undergraduate Studies, Assistant Vice-President  for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Executive Director, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, to her current Executive Director Employee Engagement and… Continue reading Dr. Geraldine Hayes Nelson

Rev. William Perryman

Rev. William Perryman Treasurer Biography Willie Perrymen is Prresident of the Toledo NAACP and the Senior Pastor at Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church. He has spent spent more  than two dozen years in ministry and is focused on bringing some attention back to the work of the NAACP and the work of the Church because that’s… Continue reading Rev. William Perryman

Dr. Dora Bronston

Dr. Dora Bronston Secretary Biography Bishop Dr. Dora Bronston is a Silver Life Member of the NAACP.   She was the Middletown NAACP Secretary from 2000-2008, Unit President from 2009-2018, and is currently the Secretary for the Ohio NAACP State Conference. She served as the Political Action Chair of the Middletown NAACP, and helped to… Continue reading Dr. Dora Bronston

Ophelia Averitt

Ophelia Averitt Third Vice President Biography Ophelia Averitt has been a life long member of the NAACP active from her childhood in Alabama and continuing today in her adopted home in Akron, Ohio. She is a graduate of the Patterson School of Nursing as well as the Vogue Academy of Hair Design and an Herbal… Continue reading Ophelia Averitt

Andre Washington

Andre Washington Second Vice President Biography André is the 2nd Vice President of the NAACP Ohio Conference. André started his labor career at the University of Michigan Medical Center, AFSCME Local 1583 where he worked for 13 years before being hired as an organizer for AFSCME Council 25 in Detroit, Michigan. He helped organize the… Continue reading Andre Washington

Dr. Derrick L. Foward

Dr. Derrick L. Foward Vice-President Biography Dr. Derrick Lee Foward, a native of Dayton, Ohio, has been a successful businessman in the community for more than 30 years. He recently retired from Speedway LLC with more than 28 years of service. Dr. Foward has also been a strong advocate for Civil and Human Rights for… Continue reading Dr. Derrick L. Foward

Tom Roberts

Tom Roberts President Biography Tom Roberts is the President of the Ohio State Conference NAACP. Elected in September of 2017, and is currently in his third term innovating and recharging units across the State of Ohio.   Roberts has a long and dedicated history in leadership to the NAACP. In 2016, Roberts was elected Second… Continue reading Tom Roberts