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WATAC Yearbook

The WATAC Yearbook is a glimpse at the alums in the Washington D. C. area showcasing their relationship to WATAC and Tougaloo, as well as what they are doing professionally, as they help WATAC continue to prosper.

John L. Baker III, Esq. "Trey" '06
Bachelor of Arts Political Science;  Juris Doctor (University of Denver Sturm College of Law);  Legislative Counsel for Congressman Bennie Thompson;  Mississippi on the Potomac Volunteer
  Allison Veasley Brazzel '09  
Bachelor of Arts in Economics;  2015 MBA Candidate (The George Washington University);  Contract Specialist at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
Doris Browne, M.D., MPH '64
 Bachelor of Science; MPH (UCLA); M.D. (Georgetown University School of Medicine)  Retired US Army Medical Corps (Colonel);   Retired NIH, National Cancer Institute;  Current CEO and President, Browne and Associates Inc.;  Former Vice Chair of the Tougaloo College Board of Trustees;   Current Chair Governance Committee and Secretary of the  Board of Trustees;  TCNAA Hall of Fame Inductee, 1998;  Alumnae of the Year, 2013 - 2014;  TCNAA Life Member;  WATAC - Assistant Secretary;  Mississippi on the Potomac Silent Auction Chair and Co-Chair
  Torrance T. Brown '98
Bachelor of Science;  Master of Public Health (MPH),  Senior Public Health Analyst U. S. Department of Health and Human Services;   TCNAA Subscribing Life Member
Waikinya Clanton '08
Bachelor of Arts in Sociology;  National Executive Director of the National Organization of Black Elected Legislative Women;  Mississippi on the Potomac Silent Auction, Chair 2011 and 2012;  Former TCNAA Northeastern Regional Representative
  Dr. Patricia A. Cole '77
Bachelor of Arts; MSP (University of Mississippi); PhD in Speech Pathology (Howard University);  Director of the Intramural Loan Repayment Programs (ILRP) at the National Institutes of Health;  TCNAA Life Member; TCNAA Hall of Fame Inductee - 2005;  TCNAA Alumnus of the Year 2011 - 2012;  WATAC Vice President;  WATAC Scholarship Committee Chair; TJAM (Tougaloo*JSU*Alcorn*MVSU) Committee Representative;  Washington DC HBCU Alliance Committee Representative;  Mississippi on the Potomac Volunteer  
Keith Craig '96
Bachelor of Arts in Music;  Master of Music in Vocal Performance (Howard University);   Professional Opera Singer, Washington National Opera and Mississippi Opera;  Music Teacher, DCPS;  Private Vocal Teacher;  Mississippi on the Potomac Volunteer
  LaRhonda R. Ealey, PhD '02
Bachelor of Arts in Economics (Summa Cum Laude); PhD in Economics (Syracuse University); Economist at Federal Housing Finance Agency;  Mississippi on the Potomac Volunteer
Shirlethia Franklin, Esq. '04
Bachelor of Arts in English;  Juris Doctor (Howard University School of Law);  Deputy Chief of Staff and Counselor to U.S. Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch;  United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Young Alumnus of the Year - 2015;  Mississippi on the Potomac Volunteer;   TCNAA Life Member
Hope Goins, Esq. '02
Bachelor of Arts;  Juris Doctor (University of Arkansas School of Law);  LLM (George Washington University School of Law);  Chief Counsel for Oversight, U. S. House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security;  TCNAA Life Member;  United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Young Alumnus of the Year - 2013;  WATAC Silent Auction Chair 2013, 2014;   Choir Visit Sponsor;  Board of Directors Member at Large;  Mississippi on the Potomac Golf Tournament Sponsor 2009 - 2015;  WATAC Golf-A-Thon Sponsor 2012 - 2015;  WIAC/UNCF Grace Walker Phillips Youth Leadership Award - 2016
Demarelle Hammond '06
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science; Senior Web Developer at MediaDC
  Dr. Chazeman S. Jackson '01
Bachelor of Arts;  MA;  PhD;  Senior Science Policy Analyst, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; Former WATAC Historian;  Former Member of WATAC Scholarship Committee; TCNAA National Membership Committee Chair (2003 - 2005);  Secretary, TCNAA Board of Directors (2006 - 2007);  TCNAA National Conference Committee Chair (2007);  TCNAA Vice President (2007 - 2010); TCNAA Life Member;  United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Young Alumnus of the Year - 2010;  WIAC/UNCF Grace Walker Phillips Youth Leadership Award - 2010;  Mississippi on the Potomac Volunteer
Lovie Jackson '71
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics; M. S.  in Mathematics (Atlanta University); Retired Senior Partner, Deloitte Consulting; Former Tougaloo College Board of Trustee;  TCNAA Life Member
Clifton W. Jeffery Jr., Esq. '02
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science; Juris Doctor (Mississippi College School of Law); Diplomatic Security Special Agent, U. S. Department of State; TCNAA Life Member
LeMia Jenkins '10
Bachelor if Arts in Public Relations;  Master's of Public Health;  Press Secretary and Legislative Assistant for Congressman Bennie G. Thompson;  Mississippi on the Potomac Volunteer
  Gregory Johnson, Esq. '08
Bachelor of Arts in English (Summa Cum Laude);  Juris Doctor (George Washington University Law School);  (Presidential Merit Scholar); Director of Communications and Development/Policy Counsel, Southern Echo, Inc.;   Former Northeastern Regional Representative, 2013;  United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Young Alumnus of the Year - 2014;  WIAC/UNCF Grace Walker Phillips Youth Leadership Award - 2012;   Former WATAC Recruitment Chair;  WATAC Chaplain;   TCNAA Subscribing Life Member
Terralon Cannon Knight, MD '98
Bachelor of Science in Biology;  Doctor of Medicine (Brown Medical School, 2002); Medical Director, UnitedHealthcare, Inc.; President and CEO, TeCK Medical Solutions, LLC;  Soaring Eagle Award, Houston Area Tougaloo College Alumni Association - 2004;  Houston Area Tougaloo College Alumni Association Chapter Membership Committee Co-Chair 2003 - 2005;   TCNAA Life Member; WATAC Chaplin 2006 - 2008;  TCNAA Hall of Fame Inductee - 2012
  Edward Trussell Lewis, Jr. '69
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics;  Masters of Arts in Mathematical Statistics (University of Massachusetts);  MBA in Finance (University of Massachusetts); President ETL Associates, LLC;  TCNAA Life Member;  Former TCNAA Hall of Fame Chair 1998 - 2001;  TCNAA Vice-President 2000 - 2003;  TCNAA Board Chair 2007 - 2012;  TCNAA Alumnus of the Year 1999 - 2000,  TCNAA Hall of Fame Inductee -  2002; Former WATAC Vice-President 1993 - 1994;  WATAC President 1994 - 1995;  WATAC Business Manager;  Mississippi on the Potomac Volunteer
Kenneth G. Lewis '77
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science;  Retired from ExxonMobil, 7/1/2015 after 34 years of service; TCNAA Life Member;  Mississippi on the Potomac Volunteer 
Angie N. Lockhart '95
Bachelor of Arts in English;  MA Management/Marketing (Candidate, December 2015);  Theatre Publicist, Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center, Montgomery College, Rockville, MD  
Rukia Lumumba, Esq. '01
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science;  Juris Doctor (Howard University School of Law); Director of the Youth Programs Department for the City of New York, including Harlem, Queens, Bronx and Brooklyn at CASES.org;  TCNAA Subscribing Life Member;  TCNAA Northeastern Regional Representative  
Cornell A. Lynch '08
Bachelor of Arts;  MPA (University of Baltimore, 2014); Chief Executive Officer, Creative Concepts and Consulting;  Chair Tougaloo College East Coast Choir Tour in Washington, DC;  TCNAA Northeastern Regional Representative;  TCNAA Board Vice-Chairman;  TCNAA Life Member
Dr. Aqueasha Martin-Hammond '05
Bachelor of Science;  MS;  PhD in Computing Science;  Postdoctoral Research at UMBC;  TCNAA Subscribing Life Member
  Dr. Zeita Merchant '98
Bachelor of Science in Biology;  Master of Public Administration;  Master of Science in Management;  Doctorate of Business Administration;  Commander, United States Coast Guard;  Special Assistant to the Vice Commandant of the U. S. Coast Guard;  One of the Coast Guard's senior most African American females;  Recently awarded the 2014 Black Engineer of the Year (BEYA) Professional Achievement in Government Award for STEM;   TCNAA Subscribing Life Member
Amanda S. Mims '07
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science;  MPH (emphasis in Health Policy and Administration); Interim Convention Registration Manager for the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI);  Chair, WATAC Recruitment and College Fairs Committee
  Doris Epson Newton '77
Bachelor of Arts in Economics with Business Administration minor; M. A. Economics (Howard University); Economist, U. S. Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service;  TCNAA Life Member;  Tougaloo Class of 1977 Reunion Committee, Fundraising Coordinator  - 35th Class Reunion
Tiffaney S. Parkman '98
Bachelor of Science in Psychology;  Master of Science in Family Studies (University of Kentucky);  PhD in Human Development (Virginia Tech);  College Professor at the University of Baltimore
John Purnell '10
Bachelor of Arts in Economics with emphasis in Computer Science (Magna Cum Laude);  Economist, Transportation Security Administration;  TCNAA Northeastern Regional Representative;   TCNAA Subscribing Life Member
Dr. Tanjala S Purnell-Idowu '05
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science(Summa Cum Laude);  Master of Public Health (Ohio State University);  PhD in Health Policy and Management (Johns Hopkins School of Public Health);  Assistant Professor of Surgery and Epidemiology, John Hopkins School of Medicine;  TCNAA Subscribing Life Member
Naomi N. Shelton '01
Bachelor of Arts in English;  Director of Advocacy, UNCF
Dr. Dederic Taplin '98
Bachelor of Science in Biology;  Doctor of Dental Surgery, Meharry Medical College;  General Dentist in Washington, DC and Virginia;  TCNAA Life Member;  Mississippi on the Potomac Volunteer;  WATAC Representative to the HBCU Alliance 5k Run/2k Walk

Jason F. Tate '98

Bachelor of Science in Biology, MS in Environmental Science;  MS in Organizational Management;  Lieutenant Colonel United States Army


Kandie Tate '98

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry;  MEd, MPH, MD,  Physician, Howard University Hospital

Ro'chelle D. Williams '14
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science;  Operations Manager for the Partnership Project/Climate Action Campaign;  Mississippi on the Potomac Volunteer
Shetee Williams '05
Bachelor of Arts in Economics with emphasis in Accounting; MBA;  Senior Auditor with Defense Contract Audit Agency;  WATAC Membership Committee Chairperson;  TCNAA Subscribing Life Member
Wynette Williams '14
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (Magna Cum Laude);  Post Baccalaureate Intramural Research Fellow at the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development; Volunteer, George Washington University Hospital;  Member, The Network of African American Fellows at the National Institute of Health (NIH);  WATAC Event, "A Holiday Affair" Volunteer;  WIAC-UNCF Representative for WATAC
 


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