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.

Board of Directors (2021-2022)



GF Marie Latham Bush
Toledo Chapter
President


GF Roslyn Thibodeaux Goodall
Dallas Chapter
Vice-President


GF Emily A. Monago
Toledo Chapter
Interim Secretary

GF Jacqueline Randolph
GF Jacqueline Randolph
New Haven Chapter
Assistant Secretary


GF Lori Parker
GF Lori Parker
Dallas Chapter
Treasurer



GF Tamara Turnley Robinson
GF Tamara Turnley Robinson
Atlanta Chapter
Financial Secretary


GF Tracey Allison
California Chapter
Parliamentarian


GF Jackie Bontemps
Newport News Chapter


GF Lynnette Crenshaw
Cleveland Chapter

GF Faith A. Hairston
Toledo Chapter


GF Jacqueline C. Hrabowski
Baltimore Chapter

GF Annette Johnson
GF Annette Johnson
Albany Chapter



GF Fawn T. Robinson
Pittsburgh Chapter
Scholarship Chair



BF Frank Sims
Atlanta Chapter



GF Cheryl Smith
Orlando Chapter


GF Lashell M. Vaughn
Memphis 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 Ann E. Walters-Pope
Miami Chapter
2019-2021

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)

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