Who are Our Officers?
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Shanon Belle is from San Diego, CA. She graduated from Spelman College with a B.S. in Chemistry in 2008. She works as a flight attendant for Southwest Airlines and currently serves as President of the NAASC, Los Angeles Chapter.
One of her primary goals is to ensure that students of color have access to quality and affordable education.
Tamika Brady is a business consultant with over 15 combined years of experience working in real estate, technology, and sales.
She currently resides in Los Angeles and works for a technology and telecommunications company within their global real estate department as a portfolio manager and strategic market planner.
Tamika graduated from Spelman College in 2006 with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and MBA from Pepperdine University in 2020.
In addition to her work, Tamika is the proud mother to her son Caleb and enjoys being an active member of the PTA where she serves as the co-chair of the literacy committee.
She enjoys volunteering, promoting academic excellence, and encourages college education. Tamika is passionate about uplifting the next generation and believes education is the key to success.
Dr. Jordan Greer
A native of Los Angeles, Dr. Jordan Greer (C’ 2012) previously served as the Student Relationship Chair from 2020-2022.
As the Associate Director at USC Race and Equity Center, she engages education practitioners in meaningful conversations about racial equity and seeks to co-develop real-world solutions that ensure the success of racially minoritized students in post-secondary education.
As the Treasurer of the NAASC-LA Chapter, Dr. Greer hopes to ensure access to all of her Spelman sisters who wish to connect through community service and sisterhood.
She currently serves the NAASC-LA chapter as Treasurer.
Andrea V. Mills graduated in 1976 from Spelman College – an Economics major. She earned a master’s degree, Applied Economics, from University of Michigan in 1979.
Upon returning to CA, she became an active NAASC-LA member in 1981. Since then, Andrea has served as corresponding, financial and recording secretary, chaplain, and recruitment (college fair) coordinator, and on committees.
A retired budget analyst (35 years, City of Los Angeles), she enjoys volunteering with church and community organizations.
Tobi Shannon, C’2016, is the Recording Secretary for the Chapter. A native of NC, she was president of the Seattle-Tacoma chapter, before moving to LA to pursue an MBA & MPA.
Currently, Tobi works to dismantle the anti-Blackness that pervades our society, which includes being in community with her Spelman sisters!
Assistant Recording Secretary
Kia D. Bahner graduated with a B.A. in English, class of 1987. A native of Nashville, TN, Kia has had a lifelong affiliation with Historical Black Colleges and Universities.
Socail Media Chairperson
A native of Los Angeles, Ericka was raised in Oakland and grew up in Beverly Hills. The daughter of Black Panther Party leaders Elaine Brown and Masai Hewitt.
Additionally, Ericka created and curated several exhibits in Ohio including Sistas Thrive Art Revolution (STAR), Rubber City V-day , and BLAkron. She also curated an exhibit, “Centennial Celebration”, for the University of Akron’s Shirla R. McClain Gallery.
Robin Dionne Smith
Corresponding Secretary Co-Chair
Robin lives in Altadena, CA with her husband Wilson, and their dog Ginger. When she is not working, she loves working out on her Peloton, boating, biking, hiking, and consuming as much Vitamin D as the sun can offer.
She is also a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc, and loves both sisterhoods immensely.
Judy Carey Copes
Judy Carey Copes 1969, Sociology Major, Chaplin for NAASC-LA. Born, raised and educated in Detroit, Michigan.
Taylor Hunter born and raised in California, graduated from Spelman in 2016 with a BS in Biology, and currently works for UCLA Health.
In her free time she loves to travel, coordinate international tours for women and is a coordinator for BGSC.
As an advocate of the HBCU experience and education she assists with chaperoning HBCU tours across the country.
Taylor loves taking on new opportunities that allow her to grow, learn and give back to her community.
Ann-Maria Rice – simply known as Maria graduated with a BA in political science in 1987. Maria currently serves as Chapter President after serving as VP, Recording Secretary, and President.
Maria has over 20 years of business development, consulting, sales and leadership for various companies and organizations.
Maria believes in putting humanity first while dedicating her life to serving others and helping young black girls find their black girl magic.
Currently employed with the Gailen and Cathy Reevers Center for Community Empowerment as Executive Director.