NCOBPS Executive Council Members

Kathie Stromile Golden – Executive Director
Mississippi Valley State University

Emmitt Y. Riley, III – President
Depauw University

Dr. Pearl K. Dowe – Vice President
Emory University

Fran├žoise Cromer – Secretary
College of St. Elizabeth

Princess Williams – Treasurer
Amherst College

Jessica Lynn Stewart – Nominations Committee
Emory University

Shiela Harmon-Martin – Historian
University of the District of Columbia

Periloux Peay – Parliamentarian
Georgia State University

Naomi Nubin – Graduate Student Representative
University of Houston

Elsie Scott – President’s Council
Howard University

Jerome Hunt – LGBTQ+ Caucus
Long Beach City College

Ashley Daniels
Georgetown University and Black Girls Vote

Regional Representatives on the Executive Council

Albert Samuels – Southern Regional Representative
Southern University

Tamelyn Tucker-Worgs – Southern Regional Representative
Hood College

Ayana Best – Eastern Regional Representative
Howard University

Ray Block – Midwestern Representative
Pennsylvania State University

Mackey Unique
Emory University

Gladys Mitchell Walthour – Midwestern Representative
North Carolina Central University

LaGina Gause – Western States Representative
University of California, San Diego

Najja Baptist – At-Large Member
University of Arkansas

Founding Editors National Review of Black Politics

(formerly National Political Science Review)

Andra Gillespie
Emory University

Dr. Pearl K. Dowe
Emory University