The First Woman To Lead The NAACP Carroll County Branch Is Determined To Lead With Transparency, Compassion and Pride
On January 7th, 2023 the NAACP Carroll County Branch installed it’s first woman President to chair this nation’s oldest civil rights organization. Dominique Conteh stepped into the historical light as a beacon of experience succeeding long term former branch president, Mr. James Stocks.
Ms. Conteh’s was born in St. Petersburg, Florida into a military family with her formal years being spent in Wiesbaden, Germany, experiencing expansive global travel and eclectic cultures. She presently resides in Villa Rica, Georgia, where she is a loving dedicated mother of two sons, ages sixteen and twenty two.
At the age of eighteen she joined the United States Marine Corps (USMC), serving one year, becoming a proud veteran of these United States of America. She later received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice with a Concentration in Law Enforcement and Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science from North Carolina Central University, Master’s Degree in Human Behavioral from Valparaiso University and Doctoral ABD (All but Dissertation) from Chicago School of Professional Psychology.
Currently, she transforms lives of students as a Professor and Department Chair at Georgia Military College. Her twenty five years of public service ,civic and community involvement includes membership of the Order of Eastern Star and former NAACP Carroll County Branch Political Action Chair.
Conteh’s historical appointment was unencumbered due to her experience as Political Action Chair along with a passion for leadership and relentless advocacy for the citizens of Carroll County. Her objectives are strong and unwavering for the future of the organization. She quotes “I want to be a leader who gives back, inspire members to be active in the community and challenge them to participate in leadership roles in their perspective communities for the betterment of the organization. More importantly, it will be the focus of the organization to assist residents with voter registration, criminal justice reform, diverse representation in the school system and member recruitment”.
She’s ready to take the helm with tenacious executive teams, community chairs and dedicated general members.
The NAACP is the grass roots activism for civil rights and social justice, working through the democratic process.