The Fayette County Branch of the NAACP was organized and chartered in February 1997. The purpose and aim of the Fayette County Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is:
To continue to make a positive impact on the quality of life for the citizens of Fayette County through:
Rev. James D. S. Vance President became President of the Fayette County Branch of the NAACP in January, 2019.
A member and leader in the NAACP since moving to Fayette County in 2014, Rev. Vance is guiding the branch through a period of re-envisioning and re-invigoration.
Rev. Vance has a Bachelor of Science in Human Services and Master of Divinity Degree.
Rev. Vance is the Senior Pastor and Founder of New Direction Higher Calling Ministries in Fayetteville, GA. Rev. Vance served as the Morris Brown College Chaplain, and as pastor of Liberation Temple AME Church, Atlanta, GA, Bethel AME Church Attapulgus, GA, Mt. Olive AME Church, Attapulgus, GA and St. John AME Church, Boston, GA.
Rev. Vance, a Vietnam Era Veteran, is a Program Analyst with the U.S. Department of Labor. Rev. Vance won the 2017 Secretary’s Honor Award for Exceptional Achievement for OFLC FOIA Team.
He has dedicated his career and service to defending the rights and improving the lives of all people.
Rev. Vance is a member of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society, Pi Gamma Mu Social Science Honor Society, and a Life Member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc
1st Vice President: Rev. Dwayne Turner
2nd Vice President: Kenneth Bryant
President Emeritus: Terrence Williamson
Youth Council Pres.: Aliana Stanley
Treasurer: Michael McBride
Asst. Treasurer: Malcolm Hughes
Secretary: Jessica Turner
Asst. Secretary: Janice Bryant
Communications: Bonnie Williamson
Economics: Malcolm Hughes
Education: Delvonnie Burgess
Health: Stevie Flowers
Legal Redress: Launell Mcuine
Membership: Evelyn Thompson
Political Action: Brenda Cox
Religious Affairs: Minister Brice Smith
Veterans Affairs: Rev. Dwayne Turner
Youth Work: Alice Jones
AT LARGE EXECUTIVE MEMBERS
John E. Jones
Learn more at the monthly Fayette County NAACP meeting;
4:00 P.M. Second Saturday of the month;
Flat Rock A.M.E. Church
148 Old Chapel Lane
Fayetteville, GA 30215