An advocate of equal opportunity and professional development for Black government employees at the Local, State and Federal government levels and others dedicated to justice for all.
Member focused, world class enterprise, recognized for excellence.
Enable all present and future Black employees in Local, State, and Federal governments to have the ability to maximize their career opportunities and provide a mechanism for inclusion, growth and advocacy.
2019-2021 President Top Priorities
Transitioning and Moving Forward Together
RETAIN, RECRUIT AND ENGAGE
...To retain the existing membership and to reclaim loss membership, recruit and engage members, through discussions, program activities (i.e., membership drives, programmatic and community outreach). Members whose ideas and talents are in alignment with the mission of both Blacks in Government (BIG) and EPA will create a win/win situation for both the individual, the membership and the agency as whole.
...effective partnerships and collaborations with other infinity groups (labor and non-labor) groups within EPA and EPA Chapters across the Agency and in the communities that we serve through outreach programs and potential sponsorships.
...and activities for the membership that will benefit their development both professionally and personally while simultaneously furthering the mission of BIG and the Agency.
...of EPA Management inclusive of Senior Officials by the building/rebuilding relationships through one-on-one meetings/discussions, invitations and participation in Chapter programs and activities.
Meet our team
Executive Committee and Standing Committee Chairs
LaShan currently serves as President of the EPA William D. Barber Jr. Chapter of BIG. She hasbeen a member of the ...
President, Regional Representative
Michael Reese serves as the Vice President. He has almost 30 total years federal government experience. He has been with the ...
Kennetta serves as the Corresponding Secretary of the EPA William D. Barber Jr. Chapter of BIG. She works in EPA’s Office ...
Sharon serves as Correspondence Secretary. She has been an active member of Blacks In Government since the early 2000’s, and became ...
Karen serves as Treasurer of the EPA William D. Barber Jr. Chapter of BIG. In 2009, Karen joined the EPA and has ...
Treasurer, Regional Representative
Monica serves as Assistant Treasurer of the EPA William D. Barber Jr. Chapter of BIG.
Assistant Treasurer, Alternate Regional Representative
Melinda serves as Chapter Regional Representative and Region XI Hospitality Chair. She is a Life member and a graduate of the ...
Brenda is a 20 year employee of EPA, works as a Program Analysis. Having attended three (3) Blacks In Government Conferences ...
Program & Planning
Miriam serves as Chair of the Membership Committee. Miriam is a Gold Plus Life Member of BIG. She has been ...
Tony serves as Chair of the Scholarship Committee. Tony has been a member of the EPA William D. Barber Jr. Chapter ...
Ways & Means
Jibri serves as the Communications Chair for the EPA William D. Barber Jr. Chapter of BIG. He works in EPA’s Office of ...
Jibri R. Mayo