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GUNAA Board of Directors

Election Candidates
 



Listed below are the candidates running in the upcoming elections for the Grambling University National Alumni Association Board of Directors. Click on each name for more information about the candidate:


 


PRESIDENT
Russell LeDay
Thomas Jones

 


VICE PRESIDENT

Cathy Conwright


 
SECRETARY
Mary Cole


 
TREASURER
David Hines




FINANCIAL SECRETARY
Hope Crawford
Joyce Price




BUSINESS MANAGER
Michael Hamilton 
Kimberlie Page   


Candidate Overview




RUSSELL LEDAY



Russell Leday campaign document


THOMAS JONES


CATHY CONRIGHT


  • A CHRISTIAN Woman, with faith in Jesus Christ.  A faithful member of the Faithful Missionary Baptist Church in Dallas, TX for 31 years.  Successfully served as FMBC Sanctuary Choir President for 4 years
  • Loving, dedicated mother of 2 (both Gramblinites) and grandmother of 2
  • Hails from Marion, LA; member of the Guinness Book “Recording Setting Wayne Family”, with 8 generations of GSU graduates
  • Currently successfully serving as GUNAA Vice President, continuing to strengthen the legacy of GUNAA and our beloved alma mater, Grambling State University, with “forward progress” in creativity and innovative thinking
  • Acknowledged and accomplished Leader; successfully served for 6 years as President of the GUNAA-Dallas Chapter with significant increases in membership, sponsorships and financials
  • Currently serving as Vice President of the GUNAA Metropolitan DFW Chapter
  • Qualified by Education and Experience, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice
  • Gainfully (and currently) employed by IBM for 36 years, in Project Management and Information Technology
  • Currently serving the Sisterly Relations Chairperson of the Omicron Mu Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated   
  • Recipient of the “Think HBCU” Leadership Award from Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated
  • 2017 Recipient of the “GUNAA Distinguished Alumni Award” in the Junior Category

DAVID HINES
David Hines Campaign Document

MARY COLE





 HOPE CRAWFORD



JOYCE PRICE



KIMBERLIE PAGE

Kimberlie Page for Business Manager

GOALS 

  1. Reevaluate the Associations' existing income (i.e. membership dues, chapter assessment, etc.) and current expenses to identify areas of strengths and opportunities to maximize their usage while boosting the financial integrity of the Association. 
  2. Work with our Finance Team to determine if our current banking relationships are the best fit for the Association.
  3. Develop a strategic plan to update and enhance the operations of the Association for the National Office, local chapters and members.
  4. Help create and support a stable foundation that benefits the members of GUNAA and the University.
  5. Establish regular communication to GUNAA's stakeholders.

MICHAEL HAMILTON