Leadership Team


The 2019-2020 Executive Team governs daily operations of the organization under the authority of the Board of Directors. In addition to this team, we have a seven-member Planning Committee that reports directly to the President.


Darvell T. Powell

Darvell Powell

Director and President

Darvell is an auspiciously tenacious organizer with a love for the city and Black people.

Latecia Jones

Director and Vice President

Latecia is the bubbly and enthusiastic glue that has held the organization’s diverse team together for years.

William Grandberry

Membership Chair

William is the core of membership relations. He carries a wealth of knowledge about the different facades of our followership and membership and is critical to planning.

Tim Ogunbekun

Mentorship Chair

Tim is the heart of our mentorship and youth outreach activities. A long-time member turned Planning Team chair.