Dr. Joann Spencer –President. A native of Allentown, she is a graduate of Cheyney and Lehigh University. She has taught at Roosevelt Elementary School as well as Cheyney, Moravian, Lehigh, and Kutztown Universities. Following her elementary school teaching, her academy career centered on training teachers. Her professional affiliations include; the American Assoc. of University Professors, American Assoc. of Higher Education, International Reading Conference, International Black Alliance Higher Institute of Cornell Univ., Survival of Black Children Assoc. of Washington, D.C., and the Black Higher Education Conference of PA. She served on the PA State Board of Education. And she is recipient of the Valley Forge Foundations Medal of Honor “Teacher of the Year Awards.
Mrs. Jean Brown – 1st Vice President. Raised in the Lehigh Valley. She attended several locate and state colleges. She is a 50 year Life NAACP member. She has served on many NAACP platforms both state and local. She was recently elected to the State Executive Board. She was appointed to the State Women in NAACP committee and the State Activities Committee. She is currently the president of Allentown Women in The NAACP.
Mr. Walter Felton –2nd Vice President. He has lived Allentown since 1967. He graduated from Salisbury High School. He served 6 years in the U.S. Military. Walter completed 21 years of service in Law Enforcement. He is currently serving his ninth year as a Deputy Sheriff with the Northampton County. Walter is the first African American in Lehigh County and the 2nd African American male out of the 67 counties in the State of PA to be elected Chair of a Democratic Committee.
Ms. Barbara Redmond – Secretary. She is a native of Allentown. She has been employed at PPL for over 30 years. She a graduate of Cedar Crest College with a BS degree in Business and a minor in Economics. Barbara received a MBA in Business Administration from Cedar Crest College. She worked 21 years as an administrative assistant. She’s a Notary for the State of PA and currently a Facility Record Specialist at PPL.
Ms. Mary Griffin – Treasurer
Ms. Adnanah Sampson – Assistant Treasurer. She is a native of Allentown. Ms. Sampson is a 2012 Cedar Crest College. She graduated with honors in Accounting and received an award from the IRS. She was the Accounting for senatorial campaigns. She now self-employed.