TRACY, CA: On Saturday, January 12, 2019, Tracy African American Association, LLC. (TAAA) installed new officers to its Board of Directors. The ceremony was held at the organization’s general meeting home venue Brookside Senior Living and Memory Care, 355 W. Grant Line Road. For the second consecutive year, TAAA member and Tracy resident, Stephanie Burrell-Hammer quite ably performed Mistress of Ceremonies duties.
Tracy Mayor Pro-tem. Dr. Nancy Young administered the Oath-of-Office to seven new and returning board members: Yolande Barial Knight (President), Gwendolyn S. White (Vicepresident), Gary C. Cooper (Treasurer), Olinga Yarber-Alexander (Education Chairperson), Benjmin Harrison (By-laws chair), Mishelle Neverson (Activities Chair), and Lynette Jones (Newsletter Committee Chairperson). Rev. Dr. Michael Neverson officiated the membership charge for all TAAA members.
Retiring president, Dr. Clara Styles recognized and thanked outgoing officers and committee chairs Yolande Barial Knight, Dr. Nancy D. Young, Patricia Jackson, Sandra Goodman, Olinga Yarber Alexander, and Lynette Jones for their prior year’s terms of service.
Before commencement of official business, TAAA members and guests enjoyed a delectable brunch lovingly prepared by TAAA member and professional caterer Margie Forehand.
ABOUT TRACY AFRICAN AMERICAN ASSOCIATION, LLC:
The Tracy African American Association (TAAA) is a non-profit organization established in 1994 by a group of concerned professionals seeking to form ties among African Americans and other members of the Tracy Community. Its mission is to unite people of all ages and backgrounds through sponsorships and contributions to educational, cultural and social programs that foster awareness, diversity, and a cooperative environment that unite the Tracy Community. Membership is open to individuals who share and embrace the TAAA mission. www.TAAA.net
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