Board of Directors

The Girl Friends Fund, Inc. (“The Fund”) Board is composed of 15 GFF members who volunteer their time and talent to function as administrators.  In addition, the Board provides leadership in the areas of fund raising and marketing.

The Fund was conceived with the need to limit Board expenses in order to maximize scholarship awards and other charitable giving.  To that end, The Fund Bylaws include a provision that no Board member may be compensated or otherwise reimbursed for her service.  Additionally, there is no allowance for paid staff. This allows a maximum amount of donations to directly benefit our students.

Many committees of the Board are comprised of Fund members, all of whom volunteer their time and talent in the areas of law, marketing, information technology, financial services/accounting and creative writing.



THE GIRL FRIENDS FUND, INCORPORATED
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
2020-2021

OFFICERS

GF Ann E. Walters-Pope
Miami Chapter
President

GF Marie Latham Bush
Toledo Chapter
Vice President

GF Roslyn Thibodeaux Goodall
Dallas Chapter
Secretary

GF Lori Parker

GF Lori Parker 
Dallas Chapter
Treasurer 

GF Tamara Turnley Robinson
Atlanta Chapter
Financial Secretary 

GF Marcella Boyd Cox

GF Marcella Boyd Cox
Cleveland Chapter
Assistant Secretary 

GF Tracey Allison
California Chapter
Parliamentarian 

DIRECTORS 2020-2021

GF Jackie Bontemps
Newport News Chapter

GF GF Kathlynne Espy
Columbus Chapter

GF Joyce Ford Quick
Buffalo Chapter
 Co-Chair Fundraising Special Project
GF Jacqueline C. Hrabowski
Baltimore Chapter
Investment Chair
GF Annette Johnson
GF Annette Johnson
Albany Chapter
GF Beth Jones
Atlanta Chapter
GF Jacqueline Randolph
GF Jacqueline Randolph
New Haven Chapter
 
GF Fawn T. Robinson
Pittsburgh Chapter
Scholarship Chair
BF Frank Sims
Atlanta Chapter

GF Margaret Gaines Clark
Trenton Chapter
EX-OFFICIO
President of
The Girl Friends Fund ®

PAST PRESIDENTS EMERITI OF THE GIRL FRIENDS FUND, INCORPORATED

GF LaVerne Nichols Boyd
Cleveland Chapter
2017-2019

GF Cecelia B. Henderson
Buffalo Chapter
2015-2017

GF Cynthia Carter Cole
Boston Chapter
2013-2015

GF Andrea L. Johnson
California Chapter
2012-2013

GF Elaine Effort
Pittsburgh Chapter
2010-2012

GF Carole T. Phillips
Brooklyn Chapter
2007-2010

GF Phoebe A. Haddon
Philadelphia Chapter
2005-2007

GF Lynda P. Carroll
New Orleans Chapter
2001-2005

GF Esther C. Marioneaux
Charlotte Chapter
2000-2001

GF Mirian Shropshire
Atlanta Chapter
1995-2000

GF Helen Wright
Cleveland Chapter
1992-1995

GF Chrystine Shack
Memphis Chapter
1989-1992

GF Konetta Sparks
New York Chapter
1989 (Interim)

“Bringing Dreams to Life One Scholarship at a Time”

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