Meet Our Officers
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.
She currently works for a technology and telecommunications company as a Manager of Real Estate for Portfolio Management and Strategic Planning.
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 Chair of the Literary 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!
Kia D. Bahner
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.
Having practically grown up around her parents’ alma mater, Fisk University, she has developed a keen sense of service to all.
She served as both Vice President and President of the Nashville Spelman Alumnae chapter.
Her career path has been in independent school admissions, and in that field she has made a priority of supporting young Black students
For the past three years, Kia has been active with NAASCLA chapter as Assistant Recording Secretary and now as Co-chair of the Membership Committee.
Social Media Chairperson
Pia is a 2001 graduate of Spelman College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Drama and a 2004 graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill (MFA).
After service as Vice President with NAASC-LA, she became the Social Chaair (2016-present)
She is an actress, and an owner of Chocolate Tenders, LLC (Mobile Bartendering).
Pia is originally from Miami, FL and is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
CORRES. SECY & SOCIAL MEDIA CHAIR
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.
A 1992 graduate of Spelman College, Ericka remained in Georgia for several years working for CNN. Then she became the Director of Public Relations for the Tubman Museum in Macon. A move to Ohio led Ericka to the most rewarding and fulfilling work managing an art studio for young artists at Hattie Larlham, a residential medical facility for children with severe developmental disabilities.
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,
Currently Ericka is in pre-production talks for a limited series based on her upbringing while also completing her autobiography Black Panther Princess for Amistad Press at HarperCollins.
Judy Carey Copes
Judy Carey Copes 1969, Sociology Major, Chaplin for NAASC-LA. Born, raised and educated in Detroit, Michigan.
She is presently owner of JuAl Tutoring and Independent Project Consultant with Pearson. Her passion is uplifting and inspiring future generations.
Trenee Sims is employed by the County of Los Angeles with nearly 25 years. She is currently a member of the National Council Of Negro Women, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Trenee’s passions include spending time with her family, training her Boxer puppies, cooking, gardening, and restoring old homes. Trenee graduated from Spelman in 1986 with a degree in English.
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.
Erin Kimble C’2019 is from Los Angeles, CA. graduated with a B.A in Psychology. She is a candidate for a Master of Science in Counseling with a focus in School Psychology at California State University, Los Angeles.
She currently serves as the Administrative Assistant Intern at UP Church. In her free time, Erin enjoys exploring restaurants and journaling.
Yvonne Anderson MPA – Class of 1974; from Washington. D.C. Experienced Manager and Analyst with a demonstrated work history in local government administration.
Previously employed with the County of Los Angeles- Department of Mental Health as a Healthcare Budget Analyst.
Currently employed with the Gailen and Cathy Reevers Center for Community Empowerment as Executive Director.
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.