African American
  Historical & Cultural Museum
  of the San Joaquin Valley

The African-American

Historical & Cultural Museum

of the San Joaquin Valley 

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Board of Directors


Board Chair Julia Dudley Najieb

Board Treasurer Charles Francis

Board Co-Treasurer Rona Ledermann

Board Member Dr. Carolyn Drake


Museum Director of Operations

Gregory Melancon


Do you have an interest in becoming a part of the AAHCMSJV Board of Directors?  Great!  Please look at some of the basic criteria for those who would like to serve:

1.  Must already be a member of the AAHCMSJV
2.  If served in prior years, must be honorable term(s) served (i.e. no resignation, board vote termination,  employee firing)
3.  Willing to raise or provide $1,600.00 year individually toward the Museum
4.  Preferably no felonies within the last five years
5.  Able to provide a specific expertise toward the current AAHCMSJV Board of Directors
6.  Within the application periods:  Sept 1 - Dec. 1 and April 1 to June 1
7.  Must live in the Central Valley and able to attend 80% of the monthly meetings
8.  Conflicts of interests (i.e. AAHCMSJV staff member, spoken ill-will of organization to public, immediate family member already serving, etc.)
9.  Be willing to be interviewed by the current board members