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Member, Advisory Panel, "'America-I-Am: The African-American Imprint on America,'' Multi-Year Traveling Museum Exhibition on the African American Experience Sponsored by The Tavis Smiley Group, Los Angeles, April 2007-

Member, Board of Directors,  Northwest African American Museum, Seattle, Washington, September 2005--March 2009

Member, Board of Directors, Idaho Black History Museum, Boise, Idaho, July 2006-

Member, James & Janie Rogella Washington Foundation Advisory Group, Seattle, July 2005-

Member, Board of Advisors, Northwest African American Museum, Seattle, Washington, March 2009-

Principal Speaker, University of Washington College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Donor Fete, April 2004

Member, Awards Banquet Committee, African American Graduates of the University of Washington School of Business, 2004-2005

Member, Board of Advisor, “The Warrior’s Project,” National Parks Service, Tucson, Arizona, 2003-

Member, Advisory Board, Washington State Territorial Commemoration Commission, Olympia, 2002-2004

Member, University of Washington\Seattle Breakfast Group Task Force on Education (Sponsor of the Faculty Forums for therecruitment of African American Students to the University of Washington, 2001- 

Juror for MetropoLIST 150, a Survey of the 150 most influential persons in Seattle's history, sponsored by the Museum of History and Industry and the Seattle Times, September 2001

Member, University of Washington\Seattle Breakfast Group Task Force on Education (Sponsor of the Faculty Forums for the recruitment of African American Students to the University of Washington, 2001-2002)

Member, Board of Trustees, Washington State Historical Society, Tacoma, Washington, 2000-2003

Member, Board of Directors, HistoryInc. Interactive History Project, Seattle, Washington, 2000-2003

Member, Board of Directors, Central District Forum for Arts & Ideas, Seattle, Washington, 1999-2002

University of Washington Advisor, Urban League African American Museum Project, Seattle, Washington, 2001-02

Member, Advisory Committee for the Northwest Black Pioneers Historical Exhibit, Valley River Center, Eugene, Oregon, March, 1997

Advisory Board, University of Oregon Humanities Center, 1995-1998

State Historical Records Advisory Board, 1994-1997 (Gubernatorial Appointment)

Member, Advisory Board, Blacks in the West Television Documentary, 1990-1992

Member, Board of Directors, African-American Vocational Institute, Abe, Nigeria, June, 1989-1991

Member, Board of Governors, Martin Luther King Vocational Technical College, Were, Nigeria, February, 1989-1995

Planner, International Conference on African Agricultural Development: Technology, Ecology and Society, California Polytechnic State University, Pomona, California, May 28, June 1, 1985