Lt. Col. Claudia D. Mason,
State Youth & College Advisor


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 community through her involvement in the NAACP. As a life-time member of her local chapter, she was appointed to the Chair of the Armed Services Committee under the leadership of President Dr Derrick Foward in 2008. In this role, she is a member of the unit’s executive committee and organizes annual training focused on improving the lives of military service members.

She is an employee of the Dayton Public School District iAdvisor Mason mentors youth members, ensures the chapter meets its compliance requirements, and executes the necessary coordination to ensure youth delegates attended the NAACP National Convention annually.

The Ohio Youth & College Division has increased its social media presence, takes a more active role at the National, Regional, and State and increased the number of compliant youth and college units in the state.

Lieutenant Colonel(retired) Claudia Mason is the Senior Army Instructor for the Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps(AJROTC) at Meadowdale High School in Dayton, Ohio