Governing Council

Premilla Nadasen Premilla Nadasen
President & Conference Co-Chair (2018-2020)
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Diane Harriford Diane Harriford
Vice President (2018-2020)
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Karsonya Wise Whitehead Karsonya Wise Whitehead
Secretary (2019-2021)
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Natali Valdez Natali Valdez
Treasurer (2019-2021)
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Valerie Francisco-Menchavez Valerie Francisco-Menchavez
Member-at-Large (2019-2021)
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Mahruq Khan Mahruq Khan
Member-at-Large (2018-2020)
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Sekile Nzinga-Johnson Sekile Nzinga-Johnson
Member-at-Large (2019-2021)
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M. Billye Sankofa Waters M. Billye Sankofa Waters
Member-at-Large (2018-2020)
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Briona S. Jones Briona S. Jones
Lesbian Caucus Co-Chair (2020-2022)
Montinique D. McEachern Montinique D. McEachern
Lesbian Caucus Co-Chair (2020-2022)
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Lisa Covington Lisa Covington
Women of Color Caucus Co-Chair (2020-2022)
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Whitney Peoples Whitney Peoples
Women of Color Caucus Co-Chair (2017-2021)
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Conference Co-Chairs
Premilla Nadasan Premilla Nadasen
President & Conference Co-Chair (2018-2020)
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Dána-Ain Davis Dána-Ain Davis
Conference Co-Chair (2018-2020)
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Robyn C. Spencer Robyn C. Spencer
Conference Co-Chair (2018-2020)
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Jennifer Ash Jennifer Ash
Associate Director
Victoria Agunod Victoria Agunod
Office Assistant

Past Presidents

Barbara Ransby, 2016-2018
Vivian May, 2014-2016
Yi-Chun Tricia Lin, 2012-2014
Bonnie Thornton Dill, 2010-2012
Beverly Guy Sheftall, 2008-2010
Barbara Howe, 2006-2008
Judith Roy, 2005-2006
Jacqui Zita, 2004-2005
Colette Morrow, 2003-2004
Maria Gonzalez, 2002-2003
Magdalena Garcia Pinto, 2001-2002
Annette VanDyke, 2000-2001
Berenice Carroll, 1999-2000
Bonnie Zimmerman, 1998-1999
Barbara Gerber, 1997-1998
Betty J. Harris, 1996-1997
Marjorie Pryse, 1995-1996
Sandra Coyner, 1994-1995
Vivien Ng, 1993-1994
Sue Mansfield and Berenice Carroll, Co-Chairs, 1992-1993
Wilma Boddie Beaman, Chair, 1991-1992
Marlene Longenecker, Chair, 1989-1991
Pat Gozemba, Chair, 1988-1989
Wilma Beaman, Chair, 1987-1988
Helen Moore, Chair, 1986-1987
Martha Maas, Chair, 1985-1986
Clare Bright, Chair, 1983-1985
Steering Committee, 1977-1982

2015 Strategic Planning Committee

Vivian M. May, President
Nana Osei-Kofi, Vice President
Carrie Baker, Secretary
Diane Harriford, Treasurer
Adela C. Licona, Elections Chair
Yi-Chun Tricia Lin, Past President
Beverly Guy-Sheftall, NWSA President 2009-2011
Amanda Lock Swarr, At Large Member
Stephanie Troutman, At Large Member