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Benevolence Committee

Committee Chairperson:

Yaa Shepsu


Manages the chapter's social media, email newsletter and marketing for events.

Committee Chairperson:

Sharron McDaniel


Presents workshops, forums, seminars, institutes and any other appropriate source for communicating with members and the community-at-large on relevant social issues.

Committee Chairperson:

Olufemi Shepsu


Plans and executes fund-raising projects for the Chapter.

Committee Chairperson:

Jackie Cowan

Membership Committee

Prepares and distributes a quarterly newsletter and develops recruitment materials to publicize the Chapter. Encourages members to participate as presenters at national and local conventions and conferences.

Committee Chairperson:

Tina Bowman Peterson

Mentoring/Licensing Committee

Committee Chairperson:

Khadijah Washington


Develops guidelines for awarding financial aid to qualifying students and makes recommendations at the May meeting for recipients of the Annual RABSW Scholarship. Scholarship and book award recipients shall be invited to attend the annual meeting and receive their awards.

Committee Chairpersons:

Kathryn Bentley & Latika Lee

Social Action Committee

Prepares a Social Action Agenda in concert with the positions of the NASBW.  Presents the Chapter's position on issues of concern, to the appropriate political venue. Develops partnerships with other groups interested in alleviating social problems in the Black Community.

Committee Chairperson:

Dr. Renata Hedrington-Jones

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