National Association of African Americans in Human Resources

Officers

pic of Alicia WilliamsPresident
Alicia D. Williams, MBA, PHR
President@dcnaaahr.org
Alicia Williams serves as the Director of Human Resources and Training for NACCAS since March of 2010 and has over 20 years of Human Resources/Employee Relations experience in the academic, telecommunications, manufacturing and non-profit industries, specializing in policy creation and administration, resolution of employee relations concerns, strategic and operational planning, benefits and payroll administration, training and development, recruitment, salary analysis and administration, worker’s compensation and safety in union and non-union settings.  Alicia received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish from the University of San Diego and her MBA, with a Certification in Human Resources from Keller Graduate School. Alicia is bilingual in Spanish and English and is currently a Doctor of Education Candidate at The George Washington University. Alicia is a Certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR), holds a Professional Membership in the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM), serves on the Board of Mundo Verde Public Charter School and SUPERGirls SHINE Foundation and holds the position of President for the Washington, DC Chapter of the National Association of African Americans in Human Resources (NAAAHR).  Alicia is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and in her spare time enjoys spending time with her family, listening to music and reading books.

Senior Vice President, Planning and Programs
Alison Davis
SVPPrograms@dcnaaahr.org

Alison Davis is the Sr. VP of Programs.  In that position, she is responsible for planning the general body meetings, including identifying topics of interest for the membership and guest speakers.  When Alison is not volunteering her time to the DC Chapter, she is the DC Office Managing Shareholder for Littler Mendelson, P.C., the world’s largest labor and employment law firm devoted exclusively to representing management.  As a practicing attorney, Alison has extensive litigation experience in the employment arena.  She regularly appears in state and federal courts and before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Maryland Commission on Human Relations, the District of Columbia Office of Human Rights, and the Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor.  Alison also handles prevailing wage and health and welfare benefit issues, conducts discrimination and harassment investigations, and assists clients with debarments, ethics issues, and performance management.  Alison frequently counsels employers on employment laws, compliance, policies and procedures, disciplinary actions, diversity and wage and hour issues as well as provides training to managers in those areas.  Alison received her law degree from Harvard University and her undergraduate degree from McGill University, Montreal, Quebec Canada.

Vice President, Membership
Andrew H. Beamon
VPMembership@dcnaaahr.org
Andrew H. Beamon is the Director of Field Operations with the SCORE Association.  He leads and implements national projects to meet SCORE’s strategic goals.  He is currently leading SCORE’s volunteer engagement, client engagement, chapter expansion, service quality, and community partnership projects.  Prior to joining SCORE, Beamon worked as a Human Capital Consultant with Gallup’s Healthcare Practice.  He was responsible for managing Gallup’s customized team of  healthcare experts and consultants to create a positive impact on each client’s business results, driving cultural change through human capital strategy.  Beamon received his bachelor’s degree in business with a concentration in hospitality and tourism administration from North Carolina Central University in Durham, North Carolina. He received his master’s degree in organizational psychology from the University of Hartford in Hartford, Connecticut. He is a member of the Project Management Institute of Washington, DC, and has earned his Project Management Professional (PMP) and Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) Certification.

Daniel Lee picVice President, Finance
Daniel Lee
VPFinance@dcnaaahr.org
Daniel was elected Vice President, Finance in 2009. As the finance lead, Daniel provides leadership for the local chapter’s budgeting, financial management and accounting services and supports planning and program development.  Daniel is the Client Success Manager, Federal for Cornerstone OnDemand. He provides leadership and maintains close relationships with the Federal clients to manage relationships and assist clients’ effective interaction with the company. Prior to Cornerstone, Daniel was the HRIS Manager for the District of Columbia Courts. He specializes in program management, systems and process management and improvement, data management and analytics and reporting. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems, with a concentration in Business Administration, from Averett University. Also, he has also earned a Masters degree in Human Resource Management from Catholic University of America. Daniel is SPHR and SHRM-SCP certified.

Vice President, Professional Development
Judy-Ann McKenzie
VPProfessionalDevelopment@dcnaaahr.org
Judy-Ann is the VP of Professional Development at DC NAAAHR.  In this role, she is responsible for helping our members achieve career aspirations through the LEAD program.   She accomplishes this by matching members to mentoring opportunities with the most senior level HR professionals in a variety of industries.

Judy-Ann’s career is extensive and spans the breath of both industry and companies experiencing complex financial and market changes such as ASCD, Aviall Inc., Pleasant Valley, Lotame Inc., Industrial bank, NA, Verizon, Philips Lighting, and TIAA-CREF. Her ability to quickly understand the businesses, assess issues and strategically implement solutions coupled with hands-on leadership have resulted in improved business results and has proven Judy-Ann as an effective leader as well as change management business facilitator. She has lead process improvements initiatives including coaching global leaders and executing change management practices to address complex issues within non-profits, Gov’t contracting and Fortune 500 organizations to enhance their effectiveness, while achieving bottom-line results.  In her current role as Senior Director of HR at ASCD, Judy-Ann leads the HR function and oversees the strategic direction of various initiatives including talent acquisition, employee engagement, and establishing total rewards strategies, while establishing organization development programs to achieve the organization’s objectives.

 

picture of Pam GreenVice President, Communications
Pamela Green
VPCommunications@dcnaaahr.org
Pamela J Green, MBA, SPHR, ACC is a business executive, leadership consultant, executive coach, keynote speaker, and published author with more than 30 years of business leadership experience. As the former VP/Chief Membership Officer for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) (the worlds largest association for HR professionals), she was responsible for membership revenue and strategies to engage and retain more than 260k business professionals and now she is leveraging that robust experience to support the success of leaders and executives like you.
Since leaving SHRM and launching her consultancy in 2012, and now as President and CEO of The HR Coaching and Career Institute, she has been serving as a leadership consultant to global corporations, small businesses, and non-profit organizations and their teams developing strategies that lead to greater collaboration and productivity through training and conflict coaching. Clients, who include Walmart, Pepsico, WilmerHale, The Ohio State University, AARP, ICMEC, and the American Society of Association Executives, call Pamela to help them achieve breakthrough performance with their HR strategies, leadership initiatives, and professional careers
A well-known figure in the HR world, popular keynote speaker, notable business leader and career coach Pamela has been featured in a multitude of media outlets and radio programs; has 5 books to her credit; is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business and Human Resources, and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio. She spends spare time serving on a number of community boards and enjoying time with her family.

Vice President, Administration
Robert Bobby Fasion
VPAdministration@dcnaaahr.org

 

 

Vice President, External Affairs
Rodney Bellamy
VPExternalAffairs@dcnaaahr.org   

Rodney’s HR background includes: Consultant, Conflict Resolution Mediator, & Labor Arbitrator for Rod & Staff Consulting, providing personal & professional guidance and direction in conflict resolution, diversity/global strategy awareness, relationship counseling, employee & labor relations coaching, effective communication skills, and harassment/discrimination/workplace violence investigation and intervention.  Rodney is an Employee Labor Relations Subject Matter Expert, has demonstrated servant leadership for: Howard University Hospital, Detroit Police Department, Johns Hopkins Hospital & Health System (JHHHS), University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC), Henry Ford Health System (HFHS), the Detroit Medical Center (DMC), and the City of Detroit (CoD). Rodney is committed to providing consultation to leaders charged with managing employees & work environments involving employee/labor relations management, diversity & inclusion, and conflict resolution.
Rodney is a committed member of NAAAHR since 1999, representing and supporting chapters in Greater Detroit, Baltimore, Michigan, and Washington DC as VP Programs, VP External Affairs, Advisory Board Member & President.
Rodney holds as heroic figures King Solomon from Scripture and International Mediator Ralph Bunche. Rodney governs his life based on scripture which states: “Give your humble servant an understanding heart to discern your people.” Most important in his life, Rodney is the proud parent of a daughter Katia Rene & son Khari Urijah.

Parliamentarian
Michelle Hamilton
Parliamentarian@dcnaaahr.org

General Counsel
Megan N. Tumi
GeneralCounsel@dcnaaahr.org

PJ Bright

Chief Technology Officer
PJ Bright
CTO@dcnaaahr.org
PJ Bright was nominated to the Board in 2014. In his role, PJ provides leadership in project and program management, as well as financial management and strategic budgeting.  PJ has over 16 years experience in Assistive Technology in the nonprofit, and public and private sectors.  PJ’s career experience involves management of information technology programs and systems.  PJ is also a seasoned negotiator, policy writer and advisor within Human Resources including expertise in the area of Reasonable Accommodation. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the highly ranked program at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Vice President, Fundraising
Vacant
VPFundraising@dcnaaahr.org

Immediate Past President
Tara DunlapTara is currently the Director of Human Resources with Northrop Grumman.  Tara leads the Human Resources organization for the Land and Avionics C4ISR Division for Northrop Grumman’s Mission Systems sector, a leading global provider, manufacturer and integrator of advanced, secure and agile software-defined systems and solutions.  Dunlap is responsible for the Human Resources function supporting the overall growth and program activities for the Land & Avionics C4ISR division, which serves warfighters and customers with advanced sensors; aircraft survivability equipment; cockpits; avionics, targeting, communications and intelligence systems; multi-spectral electronic warfare systems; air defense capabilities; and global mission solutions.  Prior to joining Northrop, she was the director of Human Resources focused on talent acquisition and development, diversity and inclusion, workforce engagement and regulatory compliance for General Dynamics.  During her career at General Dynamics, she assumed roles of increasing responsibility that impacted the human resource management, employee development and change management functions. She is a skilled HR professional with experience in highly matrix organizations. During her tenure, she also led the Organizational Learning and Development and Security organizations.  She received a bachelor’s of arts degree from National Louis University, completed Lean Continuous Improvement training and received certification in labor relations from the Human Resources Leadership Academy. She also completed the Authentic Leadership Development Program at Harvard Business School.  She has also served as the President and other executive board positions with Jack and Jill of America Inc., Northern VA.