African American Alumni Association

Who we are

The African American Alumni Association (AAAA) of Case Western Reserve University was officially established in October 2009. The Association elected its officers and board of directors, as well as began populating their committees during Alumni Weekend 2010.

Its purpose is to provide support and networking opportunities to African American alumni of Case Western Reserve University. The Association shall provide a forum for the University to recruit students and foster friendship among persons who have been connected with Case Western Reserve University.

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Officers and Board of Directors

President: Tiarra Thomas (CWR '12)

Vice President: Brian Webster (CWR '11)

Secretary: Makela Hayford ( CWR '18, LAW '22) 

Treasurer: Vincent Holland (GRS '79, sociology)

Communications: Linda Berry-Wheatt (FSM ‘72; GRS ‘77, Education)


Alan Mitchell (WRC '76)

Arik Smith (CWR '20)

Gabrielle Jones ( CWR '21) 

Jeannette Lightfoot (FSM '71)

JoAnna Rusely (CAS '94, SAS '95)

Marilyn Maultsby (WRC '75)