James Brown

James Brown Biography James Brown is a Certified Workforce Development Professional with extensive experience in Career Development. Certified by the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals (NAWDP) he served on their National Board of Directors helping to develop relevant policy and procedures for those agencies who utilize Department of Labor funding. After serving as Unit… Continue reading James Brown

Jimma McWilson

Jimma McWilson Biography Jimma McWilson is Co-Founder of the FAMILY Empowerment Student Achievement Institute, which focuses on recognizing and awarding achieving students in Youngstown City Schools. He is the Director of the Campaign 4 African American Achievement and volunteers with the NAACP Youngstown/Mahoning County Branch and was elected 1st Vice President and appointed Co-Chair of… Continue reading Jimma McWilson

Annette McCoy

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Edna Louise Borders

Edna Louise Borders, State Convention Coordinator Biography Edna Louise Borders is a servant of God, the matriarch of the Borders family, a stalwart  pillar of Ohio, and a business and political leader. Born in Akron, OH, Edna is the  youngest of nine children and is the matriarch of the Borders family. A graduate from Garfield… Continue reading Edna Louise Borders

Claudia Jones

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Lt. Col. Claudia D. Mason

Lt. Col. Claudia D. Mason, State Youth & College Advisor Biography Claudia Mason​, a resident of Dayton, is currently serving her third two-year term as the Advisor for the Ohio NAACP Conference, State Youth & College Division. Shortly after retiring from the United States Army in October 2007, Claudia remains an active member of her… Continue reading Lt. Col. Claudia D. Mason

Daryl Murphy

Daryl Murphy, Membership Chair Biography Murphy is a Sandusky native, U.S. Air Force veteran and a nearly three-decade-long employee at PPG Industries. He is the President of the Sandusky Ohio Unit and has a storied volunteer career with the NAACP. Contact

Dr. William Penn

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Carla James

Carla James, Secretary, Mansfield Branch Biography Family Life Educator M.A. Family Life Education Western Michigan University Carla James, a native of Cincinnati, Ohio currently living in Mansfield has worked successfully in the field of education and community service for over 20 years. She also serves as the chair of Education Committee. Her passion is helping… Continue reading Carla James

Tiffany Edwards CFRE

Tiffany Edwards CFRE Freedom Fund Chair Biography Tiffany Edwards is a social innovator, strategist, diversity, equity, and inclusion thought leader, visionary, and serial entrepreneur. She’s a strategy and literary Jedi knight—with a pc and pen as her lightsabers for advocacy, technical, and operational narratives. Edwards is the founder and CEO of Gramish Consulting and Gramish… Continue reading Tiffany Edwards CFRE