World Headquarters

National Society of Black Engineers
World Headquarters
205 Daingerfield Road
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
Phone: 703. 549.2207
Fax: 703. 683.5312


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Accounting Team -
Administrative Team -
Corporate Relations Team/Job Postings -
Meeting Planning Team -
Membership Team -
Programs Team -
Marketing/Communications -
SEEK Team - 
Technology Team -
Executive Team -
NSBEconnect Team -

NSBE World Headquarters Staff Teams 

Although Headquarters has a management structure, we function in teams. Listed below are the home teams for each staff member. All teams have a National Executive Board member for their functional areas.

Accounting and Finance Team - Responsibilities include budgeting, accounts payables and receivables, credit card management, check reimbursement and disbursements, collections, refunds, receipt management, taxes, tax-exempt status, audit, registration and membership fees, mortgage, and financial and liability contracts. Finance and Development responsibilities include identifying potential opportunities for grant funding through corporate, foundation and government entities; obtaining in-kind support, and evaluating projects for competitive advantage and fundraising feasibility.

Team Lead: Shon McGhee
Team Members: Felicia Carter

Administrative Team - Responsibilities include general management of the World Headquarters, including human resources, staff training and development, operational policies and procedures, office equipment, building maintenance, and general day-to-day activities of the staff.

Team Lead: Sharon Southerland-Smith
Team Member: Erika Maseko, Melinda Ducksworth, Rica Muhammad, Syndi Irvin

Meeting Planning Team - Responsibilities include all activities related to all meeting services and convention planning for NSBE, such as contractual and logistical planning, programming and execution.

Team Lead: Sharon Southerland-Smith
Team Member: Al Rutherford, Roena Cox

Resource Development Team - Responsibilities include fostering relationships with Board of Corporate Affiliates (BCA) companies; building corporate relationships with other companies and securing in-kind support and sponsorship for NSBE.

Team Leads: Kyle Rahn
Team Members: Don J. Nelson, Jr., Teiko Akufo, Franklin O. Moore, Ada Phillips, Jessica Sussen, Marcus Goode, Angela Jackson

Executive Team - Responsibilities include overall management of NSBE World Headquarters.

Team Lead: Karl Reid
Team Members: Sharon Southerland-Smith, Roena Cox

Membership and Registration Team - Responsibilities include developing and implementing strategies as they relate to database management, membership benefits, recruitment, retention, membership marketing, and chapter renewal/creation. This team is also responsible for national convention registration.

Team Lead: Nicole Yates 
Team Member: Cecelia PittJamel McKelvia

Programs Team - Responsibilities include planning and implementing programs as defined by the National Executive Board, including Academic Excellence, PCI, Technical Excellence, T.O.R.C.H., Chapter Development and Leadership; Scholarships and Competitions; Awards and Recognition; Torchbearers; Strategic Partnerships.

Team Lead:  Greg Meeropol
Team Members: Quiana S. Piggee, Danielle Blunt, Christopher Carr, Brittany Boyd, Trina Fletcher, Cavon Cormack

External and Government Affairs Team Team Lead:  Tom Price

Marketing and Communications Team - Responsibilities include publishing (editorial, design and advertising) NSBE, and The Bridge magazines. This team is also responsible for content management of the NSBE Web site and national public relations efforts.

Team Lead: Christina Royster Sykes
Team Members: Christopher Hunt, Eric Addison, Yvette Watson