Melva Williams, Ph.D.

Vice Chancellor | Southern University Shreveport and New Orleans
HELF Co-Founder

Elfred Anthony Pinkard, Ed.D.

President | Wilberforce University
HELF Co-Founder

Herman J. Felton, Jr., J.D., Ph.D.

President | Wiley College

Gregory D. Deas, M.S.

Chief Technology Officer | Wiley College
HELF Co-Founder


Rae N. Lundy, Ph. D.

Director of Operations
Instagram: @theselfcaredoc

Associate Vice President | Wiley College

Erin Lynch, EdD, CRA

Executive Editor, Di Kan: The Journal of HBCU Leadership
Instagram: @e_lynch1214

Associate Provost of Scholarship, Research and Innovation | Winston-Salem State University

Jonas Vanderbilt, M.Ed.

Co-Director of Institute Events
Instagram: @vanderbiltco

Assistant Vice President of Student Affairs | Wiley College

Shaquille K. Dillon, M.P.A.

Co-Director of Institute Events
Instagram: dapperdillon

Executive Director of Student Life | Wiley College

Anjelica Jones, M.P.A.

Director of Digital Platforms

Instagram: @ayejayshrug

Director Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment | Tennessee State University

Tiffany Tuma, M.Ed.

Director of Logistics
Instagram: thedopestdean_1908

Assistant Dean for the Center of Academic Success and Accessible Education/ Director of Academic Advising¬† | Saint Augustine’s University

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