Board Members

Rev. Jethroe Moore II


Rev. Jethroe (Jeff) Moore II was born in Norfolk Virginia and is a graduate of Silver Creek High School; received…

Sean Allen

Health chair

Sean Allen. I am a father, husband, former candidate for Sheriff, lifelong martial artist and dedicated to the mission of the…

Dr. William Armaline

Committee Chair

Are you passionate about reforming and improving our criminal legal system in San Jose and Santa Clara County?

Crystal Calhoun

Board Member

Crystal Carter Calhoun. Born El campo Texas 1956. Activist Standing up for my people as a small child. Family stood with…

Tanesha Cartwright

Committee Chair

Tanesha Cartwright is a highly educated and accomplished professional, with a Bachelor’s degree in Communication …

Marjorie Craig

Political Action

Our San Jose Chapter is committed to empowering voters through education and access, to ensure full voting…

Mulugeta Habtegabriel

Board Member

Mulugeta is from Ethiopia where he received his formal education in STEM (Science, Technology, and Engineering & Math) …

La ‘Sha Heard


La ‘Sha Heard Treasurer, grew up in Alabama during the Jim Crow era where she was one of three Black Pilot Students  …

Mya James

Education Committee

Mya James is a highly accomplished Revenue Operations executive with over 25 years of experience in the tech industry.

Elizabeth Kamya

Committee Chair

Being a NAACP member is an important way to support the organization’s work, stay informed about social justice issues, participate…

Rev. Jeffrey Martin

Board Member

Reverend Jeffry D. Martin undergraduate studies in Psychology at the University of Illinois, he began working in the …

Constance Newman

Board Memeber

Constance Newman, lovingly known as “Connie as “Connie”, was born in Louisiana but grew up in the Bay Area of California…

Uchechukwu Ogamba

Board member

Uchechukwu Ogamba (Uche) is an experienced Nigerian American community leader, public …

Lynn Ross

Legal Redress

Lynn Rose has significantly impacted her community; she has a Criminal justice background  …

Hellen Sims

Board Member

Hellen is a Life Member of the NAACP and past San Jose/Silicon Valley NAACP 2nd Vice President, Political Action Chairperson…

Rev. Kaloma Smith

Board Member

Rev. Kaloma A. Smith is the Pastor of University AME Zion church, a position he has held for the past ten years…

James H. Staten

1st Vice President

The second of the 5 children of James H. Staten and Virginia C. Staten. Though born in Monterey California, he grew up in New  …