Erick Wright


1980 Alabama State University Graduate
Communications Major

Currently residing in Lithonia, Georgia and serving his first term as President of the NAA. Erick recently retired after 27 years as a federal government employee. Prior to being elected President, Erick served as the First Vice President, and past president of the Metro Atlanta Alumni Chapter. He is a former Drum Major of the Mighty Marching Hornets Band and member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. Erick’s goal is to significantly increase NAA membership through effective communications.

Shannon Cloman

1st Vice President

1999 Alabama State University Graduate
Mathematics Major

Shannon is transitioning to the 1st Vice President position after serving the past four years as the Treasurer. Shannon is currently residing in Silver Springs, Maryland and committed to providing fiscal fidelity for National Alumni Association funds.

La-Tanya D. Dunham

2nd Vice President

1998 Alabama State University Graduate
Criminal Justice Major

La-Tanya is currently residing in Pleasant Grove, Alabama and committed to raising funds and program planning for the NAA. Her goal is also to increase participation to support and promote the NAA and university.

Tamara Lovejoy


1997 Alabama State University Graduate
Biology Major

Tamara is currently residing in Douglasville, Georgia and she is serving her first term as the Treasurer after completing a four-year term as the Financial Secretary. Tamara is committed to documenting, recording and managing membership records in addition to providing fiscal fidelity for the National Alumni Association.

Nikki Manus

Financial Secretary

2002 Alabama State University Graduate
Communication/Radio/TV Broadcasting
IT Project Manager and Scrum Master
Wesleyan University Master of Science
Project Management Professional-PMP
SAFe Certified Scrum Master-SSM

Nikki is currently residing in Indianapolis, IN. and is committed to maintaining funding for current and new membership as well as enhancing visibility into how each chapter pays a role with the NAA's financial health.

Yolanda Robinson

Recording Secretary

1982 Alabama State University Graduate
Computer Information Systems Major
Master’s Degree Business Management
Troy University

Yolanda is a dedicated public/community servant and a proven, experienced leader with a commitment to the NAA Foundation, Alabama State University, and it's students.

Shannon Lawrence

Farwest Regional Director

2001 Alabama State University Graduate
Business Administration/Marketing Major

Shannon is currently residing in Gardena, California and committed to increasing the membership and visibility in the Farwest Region.

Aquilla E. Scott

Farwest Regional Representative

2000 Alabama State University Graduate
Biology Major

Aquilla is currently residing in Patterson, California and committed to assisting the Farwest Regional Director in providing any help with respect to the NAA.

Jocelyn L. Travis

Midwest Region Director

1978 Alabama State University Graduate
Political Science Major
Master’s Degree in Public Administration
Cleveland State University

Jocelyn is currently residing in Cleveland, Ohio and she is serving her second stint as the Midwest Region Director. Her goal is to continue to assist the university with student recruitment and retention.

James Catledge

Midwest Regional Representative

1969 Alabama State University Graduate
Elementary Education Major
Retired Educator Cleveland Public School System

James is currently residing in Gates Mills, Ohio.

Dolores Elias Allen

Southeast Regional Director

1973 Alabama State University Graduate
English Major
M.Ed English
2001 Administrative Certification

Dolores currently resides in Phenix City, Alabama. Besides encouraging, supporting and assisting alumni members to engage and represent ASU with pride, my focus is recruiting and a retention of students.

Daisy Baxter-Glass

Southeast Regional Representative

1979 Alabama State University Graduate
Elementary Education

Cynthia is a retired teacher (Jefferson County System) and is Vice President of the Birmingham Alumni Chapter Of the NAA

James McFadden

Northeast Regional Director

Tracy Moss

Northwest Regional Representative

1986 Alabama State University Graduate
Criminal Justice Major

Tracy is currently residing in Sanatoga, Pennsylvania. She is committed to building the Philadelphia Chapter in order to provide support to the students from the area.

Vanessa Dickens

Past President

1982 Alabama State University Graduate
Early Childhood Education Major
Master’s Degree in Education
Alabama State University

Vanessa currently resides in Dothan, Alabama. Vanessa is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Cromwell Handy

Alumni Affairs Director

1980 Alabama State University Graduate
Accounting Major

As Director of Alumni Affairs for ASU, Cromwell serves as the conduit between the University and National Alumni Association with a goal of increasing alumni participation. Cromwell is a former member of the Mighty Marching Hornets.

Executive Officers

Title Name Address Email Phone
President Erick Wright 5499 Mayfair Crossing Drive
Lithonia, Ga 30038 404.783.0831
1st Vice President Shannon Cloman 13400 Bregman Road
Silver Springs, MD 20904 301.802.6941
2nd Vice President LaTanya Dunham 55712th Court
Pleasant Grove, AL 35127 205.901.5129
Recording Secretary Yolanda Sayles Robinson P.O. Box 6078
Montgomery, AL 36106 334.303.3797
Financial Secretary Nikki Manus 5940 Dunmore Dr
Indianapolis, IN 46254 317.506.1064
Treasurer Tamara Lovejoy P.O. Box 490807
College Park, GA 30349 770.634.8859

Regional Directors

Region Name Address Email Phone
Farwest Shannon Lawrence P.O. Box 1054
Gardena, CA 90249 310.704.9858
Midwest Jocelyn Travis P.O. Box 221292
Beachwood, OH 44122 216.926.6535
Northeast James S. McFadden 1301 N 26th St
Philadelphia, PA 19121 215.470.2778
Southeast Dolores E. Allen 87C Nuckols Rd
Phenix City, AL 36869> 706.888.8619

Regional Representatives

Region Name Address Email Phone
Farwest Aquilla Scott 1425 Shearwater Drive
Patterson, CA 95363 510.928.4811
Midwest James Catledge 1815 SOM Center Rd
Gates Mill, OH 44040 216.469.5513
Northeast Tracy D. Moss 20 Blackberry Dr
Sanatoga, PA 19464 267.992.8824
Southeast Daisy Baxter-Glass 108 Huntingdon Dr
Headland, AL 36345 973.951.5561