Committees

© 2012 – 2014 Flagler County Branch National Association for the Advancement of
Colored People

ACT-SO

Economic Empowerment Committee – Linda Sharp Haywood, President

Education Committee – Bryant Logan, Treasurer

Freedom Fund Committee – Linda Sharp Haywood, President

Health Committee

Membership Committee – Bryant Logan, Treasurer

Newsletter and Communication Committee – Barbara Goss, 1st Vice President

Political Action Committee – Barbara Goss, 1st Vice President

Press and Publicity Action Committee – Barbara Goss, 1st Vice President

Woman in NAACP Committee – Linda Sharp Haywood, President

Youth Program Committee

Marie Winston-McCray, Chair, Harry Davis, Lucy Davis, Larry Gaines, Melinda
Morais, Dorothy Nixon, Jimmy Sims, Ruby Sims and Lynn Williams

Jerusha Logan – Chair, Victor Kaurse, Melba McCarty, Vikki Taylor and John
Winston

William Settles – Chair, Melba McCarty, Melinda Morais, Dan Parham

Stephanie Ecklin – Chair, Stephenie Fernandez, Rose Griffin, Mary King, Jerusha
Logan, Melba McCarty, Anthonya Rogers, Richlin Ryan – Co-Chair, Vikki Taylor,
Ivan Thomas, Shantel Walters and Tamara Natto- Secretary

TBA – Chair

Rose Griffin – Chair, Lucy Davis, Barbara Goss and Rose Griffin

Vikki Taylor – Chair, Marie McCray, Hermione McLemore and Reatha Sardin

Barbara Goss – Chair, Merrill Climo, Jerusha Logan, Victor Krause

Jeroline McCarthy – Chair, Marie McCray, Vikki Taylor, Jeanette Wheeler

Melinda Morais – Chair, Logean Billups, Stephanie Ecklin, Carol Gorham, Barbara
Goss, Maxine Josey – Financial Secretary, Bryant Logan, Jerusha Logan, Marie
McCray, Hermione McLemore, Linda Ocasio, Andrea Parham, Connie Parham, Wanda
Phillips – Secretary; Ruby Sims, and Cassandra Stephenson

Leasa McLeish – Coordinator, Stephanie Fernandez

The NAACP Flagler County Branch serves the community in various ways. Most of
the branch’s work is performed through the dedicated work of committees. Current
committees chairpersons and members are listed below. We are currently seeking
committee members for all committees.

The ACT-SO Committee shall: develop a year-long enrichment program designed to
recruit, stimulate, improve and encourage high academic and cultural achievement
among African-American high school students. The ACT-SO program centers around
the dedication and commitment of community volunteers and business leaders who
serve as mentors and coaches to promote academic and artistic excellence among
African-American students. There are 25 categories of competition in the
sciences, humanities, performing and visual arts.

The Economic Empowerment Committee shall seek ways to improve the economic
status of minority groups by (1) working to eliminate discriminatory employment
practices in industry and government, wage and promotion, unfair dismissals; (2)
encouraging greater participation in the trade union movement; (3) working to
end discriminatory practices in labor unions; (4) securing the enactment of
state and federal fair employment practices legislation; (5) working for
improved opportunities in vocational and apprenticeship training.

The Committee on Education shall: (1) seek to eliminate segregation and other
discriminatory practices in public education; (2) study local educational
conditions affecting minority groups; (3) investigate the public school system
and school zoning; (4) and familiarize itself with textbook material therefrom
which is racially derogatory; (5) seek to stimulate school attendance (6) keep
informed of school conditions and strive to correct abuses where found; and (7)
aim to be a center of popular education on the race question and on the work of
the Association.

The Freedom Fund Committee shall plan and conduct fund-raising activities,
including entertainment and other projects, for local and national purposes
within the scope of the Association’s program.

The Health Commitee shall: (1) develop national health education initiatives;
(2) expand community outreach; (3) sponsor collaborative programs with other
national and local health organizations.

The Membership Committee shall: (1) work throughout the year to maintain and
increase the membership of the Association; (2) be responsible for planning and
organizing the annual membership campaign; and (3) be responsible on a
continuous basis for soliciting new members and for securing renewals.

The committee on Communications shall: (1) seek to promote media content
consistent with fundamental NAACP goals which include the elimination of racial
isolation and fear and the furtherance of multiracial and cultural
understanding; (2) work to eliminate employment segregation and discrimination
in those industries, comprising their communications arts and sciences (radio,
telephone, television, motion pictures, newspapers, books, related computer
communications, business, cable television); (3) seek to insure Black minority
ownership and control of print and electronic media in both hardware and
software; (4) monitor local and national media, especially advertising
performance; (5) provide the National Office with research and data on those
local businesses engaged in communications arts and sciences; and (6) seek to
insure that all people have a meaningful right to choose from and have access to
a variety of high quality telecommunications goods and services at reasonable
costs.

The Political Action Committee shall: (1) seek to increase registration and
voting; (2) work for the enactment of municipal, state and federal legislation
designed to improve the educational, political and economic status of minority
groups; (3) seek the repeal of racially discriminatory legislation; (40 work to
improve the administration of justice; (5) work to secure equal enforcement of
the law; and (6) keep the National Office and the Branch informed of all
proposed legislation which affects minority groups. The Committee shall be
nonpartisan and shall not endorse candidates for public office.

The Publicity Action Committee shall: (1) endeavor to secure publicity for the
work of the Branch and the Association in the local press and on radio,
television and other media; (2) attempt to interest persons in charge of local
news media on conditions affecting minority groups; (3) seek to counteract
derogatory and erroneous statements in local news media about Blacks and other
minority groups; 4) be responsible for forwarding to The Crisis items covering
Branch activities and important local affairs; and (5) act as far as possible as
an agency for the promotion and sale of The Crisis. No publicity shall be
released without first being approved by the President of the Branch.

The WIN Committe shall: (1) enhance the leadership role of women (2) serve as an
advocacy vehicle for issues affecting women and children (3) advocate for the
positive development of children (4) support the on-going work of the NAACP and
its units, especially civil and cultural activities to enhance membership.

The Committee on Youth Work shall consist of the Youth Council(s) Advisor(s),
the Youth Council(s) President(s), and five (5) persons appointed by the Branch
President. (1) The Youth Council Advisor shall chair the committee. (2) The
Youth Work Committee shall develop and coordinate the programs of the senior and
youth groups. (3) The Committee shall turn the names, addressees, and membership
dues of youth solicited by the Branch over to the appropriate National Office
recognized youth group, if any, in their community. (4) If there is no local
youth group recognized by the national Office, the Branch must, upon receipt of
twenty-five (25) youth memberships, apply to the National Office for a Youth
Charter and organize the appropriate youth group.

General Membership Meeting Fourth Tuesday of the Month. Next meeting is Tuesday
June 25, 2013 6:00 pm at the AACS # Flagler County Branch NAACP will host the
Annual Freedom Fund Banquet on Saturday May 25th, 2013 at the Hammock Beach
Resort # Join us on a cruise of the Eastern Caribbean March 30 through April 6,
2014 Contact Marie Winston-McCray 386-986-4847 #

Legal Redress- Barbara Goss, 1st Vice President

Lawrence Smith – Chair, Paul Mercado, Eric Josey and Dan Parham

The Legal Redress Commitee shall: (1) investigate all cases reported to it; (2)
supervise all litagation in which the Unit is interested; and (3) keep the
National Office and Branch informed on the progress of every case. It shall not
give general legal advice.

Finance Committee – Linda Sharp Haywood, President

Bryant Logan – Chair, Bryant Logan

The Finance Committee shall consist of the President, the Treasures and at least
one other member. It shall study the financial needs of the Unit and shall be
responsible for drafting an adequate annual budget.

Veterans’ Affairs Committee – Bryant Logan, 2nd Vice President

Holsey Moorman- Chair

The Armed Services and Veterans’ Affairs Committee shall: (1) seek to establish
a working relationship with those agencies in government, national, state and
local, having the responsibility in the affairs of members of the various Armed
Services and Veterans and to see that the programs to which they are
administered fairly and justly to members of the minority community; (2) study
conditions pertaining to veterans and members of the Military Service and their
dependents and/or survivors in the community; (3); (4); and (5) as listed in the
Bylaws of the Units of the NAACP.

Office Management

Barbara Goss – Manager, Scheduler; Shaun Fuller, Technologist and Webmaster;
Bryant Logan, Informaticist, Typographer

Linda Sharpe Haywood

President

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