Chapter Committees

  • Programs
    • 2017 Chairperson - Lloyd Eley
    • The Programs Committee provides overall coordination of all seminars, workshops, General Body Meetings, etc.
  • Professional Development
    • 2017 Chairperson - Crystal Johnson
    • The Professional Development Committee supports the strategic focus of the chapter through forums, monthly meetings, service opportunities and other activities that will help the membership grow professionally and develop personally. 
  • Membership
    • 2017 Chairperson - Rodney Brown
    • The Membership Committee directs all activities of the Chapter concerned with the recruitment and retainage of members.
  • Legislative
    • 2017 Chairperson - Malesia Taylor
    • The Legislative Committee is responsible for vision and insight on energy policy issues and their impact on African-Americans and other minority communities .
    • This committee monitors state and federal legislative and regulatory policies and promotes awareness of such information within the Chapter.
    • This committee is also responsible for proposing policy principles to the Executive Committee, as appropriate, and for developing contacts with legislators to support the Chapter’s involvement in governmental energy policymaking.
  • Community Relations
    • 2017 Chairperson - Shauta Hodge

    • AABE members are proud citizens of  the communities where we live and work. The Community Outreach Relations team is dedicated to making an difference in our communities by partnering with area food banks, donating school supplies, and participating in a citywide day of community service.  We work together to ensure we not only maintain an active presence but that we dedicate our time to uplift, educate, and persevere our communities.

  • Student Relations
    • 2017 Chairperson - Teresa Vaughn
    • The Student Relations Committee is responsible for encouraging an interest among local students in energy-related careers.

Scholarship (Student Relations – Subcommittee)
The Scholarship Subcommittee is responsible for maintaining procedures to be adopted by the general membership for identifying scholarship candidates and disbursement of funds. .


  • Finance
    • 2017 Chairperson - Edwina Linares
    • The Finance Committee is responsible for auditing the Treasurer’s accounts at the close of the fiscal year and to provide a full report at the Annual Chapter meeting in December.
  • Communications
    • 2017 Chairperson - Jesse Myrick
    • The Communications Committee is responsible for maintaining the Virginia Chapter of AABe multimarketing channels (i.e. website, social media, newsletter, live stream...etc)  
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