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NABSE Foundation Board of Directors

Chair

Secretary

William J. Ellerbee, Jr., Ed.D.
State Deputy Superintendent
School and District Operations Branch
California Department of Education
Sacramento, CA
email: wgreen4@earthlink.net

Bernard Hamilton, Ed.D.
Title I Specialist
Gheens Academy
Louisville, KY
email: bhamiljr@aol.com

Treasurer

Member

Charlie Mae Knight, Ed.D.
East Palo Alto, CA
email: charliemknight@comcast.net

Doreen E. Barrett, Ph.D.
Assistant Principal
George W. Collins High School
Chicago, Illinois
email: debarrett@cps.k12.il.us
dbarrett519@yahoo.com

NABSE President

Member

Deborah Hunter-Harvill, Ed.D.
Principal
Hunter-Harvill Educational Associates
email: Dhunter-harvill@hamadyhawks.net
debharvil@aol.com

Gloria Butler Miller
Detroit, MI
email: gbutlermiller@ameritech.net

Member
Member

Charles Mitchell, Jr., Ed.D.
Highland Park, MI
email: mtcmjr@aol.com

Vivian Celeste Neal
Community Program Officer
John S. & James L. Knight Foundation
Akron, OH
email: neal@neo.rr.com

Member

Staff

Ida Cross Pruitt, Ed.D.
President
Cross and Associates
Educational Consultant
Chicago, IL
email: crosspru@aol.com

Quentin R. Lawson
Executive Director
NABSE
Washington, DC
email: qlawson@nabse.org

Legal Counsel

Derrick Humphries
Humphries and Brooks, LLC
Washington, DC
email: hblawyers@aol.com

Derrick A. Humphries

Derrick A. Humphries is a founding partner of Humphries & Partners, PLLC. He provides services to select global multi-ethnic professional associations, corporations, not-for-profit organizations, families and individuals with a strong focus on value-added service to his clients. Mr. Humphries brings background in corporate accountability, transparency, education, public policy and litigation. He is a trusted advisor and author-lecturer on governance, critical thinking and decision-making skills for emerging leadership. Mr. Humphries' services involve applying legal analysis to strategic planning, structuring best in class teams for measurable outcome based performance.