• Thu. Feb 9th, 2023

Joe Mallory elected to lead local NAACP


Joe Mallory. Provided

The Cincinnati Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) recently elected officers and at-large executive committee members, who will serve two-year terms for the Cincinnati Branch.

The Branch officers elected are Joe Mallory, President; T. Nicole Taylor (1st Vice President); Vanessa Y. White PhD (2nd Vice President); Susan Johnson, (3rd Vice President); Carmen Sanders, (Secretary); Karen Jackson, (Assistant Secretary); Sherri Richardson, (Treasurer); and Cinnamon Pelly, (Assistant Treasurer).

Mallory served in the U.S. Navy and is a former Vice Mayor of the City of Forest Park. He recently retired as an Election Administrator for the Hamilton County Board of Elections and has served as 1st Vice President for the Branch for the past four years.  He was the recipient of the President’s Award at the Cincinnati NAACP’s Annual Freedom Fund Dinner in 2018.

“I am excited to continue the work of our current President Robert E. Richardson Sr. It has been my privilege to serve with him as he led the Cincinnati NAACP trough a period of reorganization and re-engagement with our members and the community. I am humbled and grateful for the opportunity to continue to serve,’’ Mallory said.

“Joe’s hard work, passion commitment and integrity has been key to the successful operation and growth of our Branch during the last four years,’’ said Richardson. “His experience as 1st Vice President enhances a seamless transition and positions the Cincinnati NAACP for the next level. I congratulate him and all of the new members of the team.”

Elected to serve as at-large Executive Committee members are Lee Black, Jamour Burns, Shawn Butler, Allan Harris, Eleanor Harris, Jesse Jenkins, Eula Melson, Kareem Moffett PhD, Kelli Prather, the Rev. Charles Tinsley PhD, Beth Willis and Jimmy Wilson PhD.

Newly elected Brach officers and at-large Executive Committee members will be sworn in virtually on December 17 at 6 p.m.