BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Joan O. Dawson, Ph.D.
Chairperson of the Board
Rev. Keith W. Roberson, D. Min.
First Vice Chair
Senior Pastor, Southern Baptist Church
Mr. George H. Weldon, Jr.
Second Vice Chair
Owner, George H. Weldon Funeral Home, Inc.
Rev. Shepherd Lee, Sr., M. Div.
Third Vice Chair
Senior Pastor, Baptist Temple Church
Rev. Eva G. Duzant
President, E.G. Edwards & Associates, Inc.
Imam Talib Abdur Rashid
Imam, Mosque of Islamic Brotherhood
Rev. John L. Scott, A.B., M. Div., Ed. D.
Senior Pastor, St. John’s Baptist Church
Mr. Malcolm A. Punter, MBA, Ed.D.
President & CEO (Ex Officio)
Deacon Rodney A. Beckford
Director-Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy Center
Rev. Dr. Kimberly K. Holmes, Esq.
Rev. Dr. Wendy J. Kelly-Carter
National Alliance of Postal & Federal Employees
Rev. Gregory A. Merriweather, Jr.
Senior Pastor, Calvary Baptist Church
Ms. Virginia M. Montague
Greater Hood Memorial AME Church
Rev. Nigel Pearce, D. Min.
Senior Pastor, Grace Congregational Church of Harlem
Rev. Dr. Loren J. Russell
President & CEO, The JLR Company
& Associate Minister, Goodwill Baptist Church
Ms. Debra Washington, MBA
Community Outreach Relationship Manager, First Republic Bank
Rev. Charles A. Curtis, M. Div., Ed.D.
Rev. Dr. John E. Carrington
Founding Executive Members
Rev. Dr. Edward E. Johnson
Bishop Norman Quick
Bishop Roger Rhoss
Rev. Dr. Adolph Roberts
Bishop Preston R. Washington, Sr.
Rev. Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker
Rev. Canon Frederick B. Williams