NABS Administration



Vanora Legaux
Executive Director
Gretna, LA
Past President, Gold Life Member
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Vanora is a retired teacher and counselor who serviced the New Orleans School District for 33 years. She has a MA in Guidance Counseling and an MA in Religious Education. Vanora was the Dean of the Congress of Christian Education for ten years. She is a Gold Life Member of NABS and Life Member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.

Favorite Proverb: "A women's deeds are her life" ~ Nigeria


Eslyn G. Hinmon
Administrative Assistant
Baltimore, MD
Silver Life Member

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Favorite Quote: Hold fast to dreams for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly. ~ Langston Hughes



Fellisco Keeling

Past Administrative Assistant

It is Fellisco's lovely voice that your hear upon calling NABS.

Baltimore, MD
Zora Neale Hurston Award Winner, Gold Life Member
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Favorite Quote: "Storytelling like music is a mixture of sound and silence. Use both wisely." ~ W. Keeling

Mama Deborah Piece Fakunle
A Past Treasurer

Financial Operations Manager
Baltimore, MD
Silver Life Member
Brother Blue Circle of Elders Award

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Favorite Quote: "What the children say, they heard at home." - Nigerian Proverb



Tonja Caldwell
Regular Member

Linda Jenkins Brown Nia Award for Service

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Favorite Quote: 

"No individual has any right to come into the world and go out of it without leaving behind him distinct and legitimate reasons for having passed through it."
~George Washington Carver