AACHM

African American Cultural & Historical Museum

2016 Board

Marlys Thompson Deen
Chairman

Deborah Meadows
Vice-Chair

Patricia Berry
Corres. Secretary

Debby Mitchell
Recording Secretary

Patricia King
Treasurer

Beverly Tyler
Assistant Treasurer


Gloria Edwards
Cheryl Ervin
Lola M. Jones
Patricia King
Shirley D. Martin
Bettye McDonald
Barbara Meadows
Joetta Mial
Zerilda Palmer
Matthew Siegfried
Bette Thompson
Shirley A. Vaughn
Yolanda Whiten
Bev Willis

President/CEO
Joyce M. Hunter

Scholar-in
Residence
Carol E. Mull

Advisory Board
Karmen Brown
Beverley Elliott
James Frenza
Amy Harris
Gerald Johnson
Henry Johnson
Mia Milton
C. David Moody, Jr.
Grace M. Shackman
Donica Thomas Varner
Leon Wilson

The Museum has 23 Original Founding Members

Letitia Byrd
Bamidele Demerson
Gloria M. Edwards
Willie M. Edwards*
Cheryl Ervin
Martha Graham*
JoAnne Hall
Joyce M. Hunter
Earl W. Jackson
Zerilda Palmer
Linell Ransom
Beverly Tyler
Shirley A. Vaughn
Sheryl L. White


*passed on
Lola M. Jones
Njoki Kamuyu
Patricia King
Vivian Lyte
Dorothy A. Mack*
Shawn R. Martin*
Shirley D. Martin
Franci Moorman
Beverly Myers

Founders who were present at the 10th Anniversary

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AACHM Founders and 1993 Board Members (Back Row L-R) Frederick McDonald, Bamidele Demerson, Shirley Vaughn, Dorothy Mack, Joyce M. Hunter, Linell Ransom Gloria Edwards, Sheryl White (Front, L-R) Shawn Martin, Cheryl Ervin, Zerilda Palmer, Patricia King, Shirley Martin, Beverly Tyler,Letitia Byrd, Lola M. Jones, Njoki Kamuyu, Bev Myers, Willie Edwards Photo taken May 4, 2003