NABS Program Directors

  

Bunjo Butler

ADOPT-A-TELLER CO-DIRECTOR

Bunjo Butler
"The West Baltimore Talking Drum"
Baltimore, MD
Past President, NABS; Past President, Griots' Circle of Maryland
AATP@NABSinc.org

Favorite Proverb: "Envy not the oppressor, nor take on any of the oppressor’s evil ways." ~ Proverbs 3:31

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ADOPT-A-TELLER CO-DIRECTOR

Linda Gorham
"Storytelling with an Attitude"
Aurora, IL
Co-founder, Ase; 2014 Festival & Conference Local Chair
AATP@NABSinc.org

Favorite Quote: "Do one thing every day that scares you." ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

Baba Jamal Koram

AFFILIATE DIRECTOR

Baba Jamal Koram
Alexandria, VA
Past President, NABS
BabaJamalKoram@yahoo.com

Favorite Saying: "Kassa Ngira" (How are the Children doing where you are?) ~ Jamal Koram

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ASSISTANT TO THE AFFILIATE DIRECTOR

Kwanza Brewer
Cleveland, Ohio
Educator, Published Poet, Actress
kwanzabre@yahoo.com

Favorite Quote: "Smooth seas do not make a skillful sailor."   Ethiopian proverb. 

COLLEGIATE AFFILIATE DIRECTOR

Cheryl "Sparkle" Mosley
Charlotte, NC
Past President,NABS; Past President NCABS

sparklemosley@bellsouth.net

Favorite Quote:"If you want to go fast go alone.  If you want to go far go together."
African Proverb

FESTIVAL DIRECTOR

Dr. Caroliese Frink Reed
Philadelphia, PA
Past President,NABS; Education Committee Chair
afamstorytellers@gmail.com

Favorite Proverb:  "We are what our thinking makes us." ~ Nigeria

Elisha Minter

YOUTH PROGRAM CO-DIRECTOR

Elisha Minter "Mother Minter"
Charlotte, NC
Past Chaplin, NCABS
motherminter52@aol.com

Favorite Proverb: "Train up a child in the way he go: and when he is old he will not depart." ~ Proverbs 22:6

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YOUTH PROGRAM CO-DIRECTOR

Keesha Dixon
Indianapolis, IN

Executive Director of The Asante Children's Theatre
kdixon@asantechildrenstheatre.org

Favorite Quote:  "We can make our plans, but the LORD determines our steps." ~ Proverbs 16:9  New Living Translation