Our LEADERSHIP

Rev. Dr. T. Anthony Spearman

Rev. Dr. T. Anthony Spearman

President of the NC NAACP

Dr. Spearman became the NC NAACP President in October 2017. He has been a member of NAACP for most of his life, and is well known as a civil rights activist.

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Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II

President Emeritus of the NC NAACP

Rev. Barber became president in 2005, and has been the catalyst for change in North Carolina. He stepped down as President in 2017 to focus on Repairers of the Breach.

Our Vice Presidents

Mrs. Carolyn Q. Coleman

Mrs. Carolyn Q. Coleman

First Vice President

MARY WHITE COVINGTON DISTRICT

Districts 1, 2, 3, and 4

COUNTIES 

District 1 – Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, Yancey

District 2 – Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Catawba (including Hickory), Cleveland, Lincoln

District 3 – Cabarrus, Gaston, Iredell, Mecklenburg, Rowan, Union

District 4 – Alexander, Allegheny, Ashe, Davie, Surry, Wilkes, Yadkin

Mrs. Carolyn  McDougal

Mrs. Carolyn McDougal

Second Vice President

ROY WILKINS DISTRICT

Districts 5, 6, 7, and 8

COUNTIES

District 5 – Davidson, Forsyth, Rockingham, Stokes

District 6 – Anson, Montgomery, Moore, Richmond, Scotland, Stanly

District 7 – Alamance, Caswell, Guilford, Randolph 

District 8 – Chatham, Durham, Lee, Orange, Person

Mr. Keith Rivers

Mr. Keith Rivers

Third Vice President

W. E. B. DUBOIS DISTRICT

Districts 9, 10, 11, and 12 

COUNTIES

District 9 – Cumberland, Harnett, Hoke, Robeson 

District 10 – Franklin, Granville, Vance, Wake, Warren 

District 11 – Bertie, Edgecombe, Halifax, Hertford, Nash, Northampton, Wilson

District 12 – Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Gates, Pasquotank, Perquiman

Mr. Courtney Patterson

Mr. Courtney Patterson

Fourth Vice President

WALTER WHITE DISTRICT 

Districts 13, 14, 15, and 16

COUNTIES

District 13 – Beaufort, Dare, Hyde, Martin, Tyrrell, Washington

District 14 – Carteret, Craven, Greene, Jones, Pamlico, Pitt 

District 15 – Duplin, Johnston, Lenoir, Sampson, Wayne 

District 16 – Balden, Brunswick, Columbus, New Hanover, Onslow, Pender

Our TEAM

Dr. Terrance Ruth

Dr. Terrance Ruth

Executive Director of the NC NAACP

Yolanda Barksdale

Yolanda Barksdale

Interim HKONJ COALITION COORDINATOR & DATA COORDINATOR

Tyler Swanson

Tyler Swanson

COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

Rev. Kojo Nantambu

Rev. Kojo Nantambu

DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS EMPHASIS ADVOCACY PROJECT

Summer Odom

Summer Odom

ADMINSTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Kayla Cox

Kayla Cox

Eastern Feild Secretary

Jazmyne Childs

Jazmyne Childs

Western Feild Secretary

YJ Miller

YJ Miller

Policy Coordinator