Leadership

Our Board of Directors & Administration

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FOUNDER

The Late George W. Hawkins

IN MEMORIAM

The Late Audrey H. Lawson
President Emeritus

The Late DeFarris Gooden
Chaplain

The Late Laura Clemmons

OFFICERS

Alaina King Benford
Chair

Jesse Tyson
President

Muriel Funches
Vice President of Programs

Lynda House-McPeters
Vice President of Operations

Tony Black
Treasurer

Castel Hibbert
Assistant Treasurer

M. Kaye DeWalt
General Counsel

Argentina James
President Emerita

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Cindy Clifford

Ken Cowan

Diedra Booker Fontaine

Anthony Hall, Jr.

Winell Herron

Vernon Landers

A. Renee Logans

Sharon Murphy

Laurie Vignaud

BOARD OF TRUSTEES
*Lifetime Member

Mildred Ball Bright*

Brenda Peters Chase*

Jerelyn Gooden*

Teddy McDavid

Nicole West

EXECUTIVE STAFF

Eileen J. Morris
Artistic Director

Sharon Samuel
Managing Director

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