Dedicated to AHSA's Legacy
Over the past four decades, AHSA has played a major role in promoting the heritage of African peoples through scholarly research, influencing US policy towards Africa, educational and cultural activities around the globe. The best and brightest African scholar/activists from have participated in AHSA annual conferences and are committed to renewing AHSA's quest goal of igniting an African Renaissance.
Archival Commission: Sheila Flemming-Hunter, Commissioner.
Members: Ann Swanson and William Dorsey
Education Commission: J Vern Cromartie
AHSA History Commission: Leonard Jeffries, Commissioner.
Members: Shelby Lewis and James Turner
Policy and Activism Commission: Mack Jones, Commissioner.
Members: William Boone and Gloria Braxton
Annual Conference Commission: Mae King, Commissioner.
Members: Shelby Lewis and William Boone, Chair, Local Arrangement Committee.
President: Ife Williams
Vice President: Afia Zakiya
Secretary General: Gayle K. Watts
Treasurer: William Dorsey
Emeriti: Past Presidents
1969-1972, John Henrik Clarke
1972-1976, James Turner
1976-1980, Ronald Walters
1980-1982, Leonard Jeffries
1982-1984, James Turner
1985-1989, W. Ofuatey-Kodjoe
1985-1989, Charlotte McIntyre
1992-1996, William “Nick” Nelson, Jr.
1996-1999, LaVerne Gyant
1999-2002, Leslie Alexander
2002-2006, Abdul Nanji
2013-2014, Shelby F. Lewis
2014-2018, Lisa Aubrey
Members: Shelby Lewis, Leonard Jeffries, Abdul Nanji, Gloria Braxton, Gerterlyn Dozier, Vern Cromartie,
Mae C. King, Mack Jones, William Boone, Sheila Flemming-Hunter, LaVerne Gyant, Darlita Moye