Prince George's County Section, NCNW, Inc. Officers (2016-2018)

(Left to Right): Charlotte Simpson-Hopkins, Treasurer; Phyllis Dula, Financial Secretary; Dr. Linda Hunt, Corresponding Secretary; Cynthia Lane, Recording Secretary; Betty Griffin, 1st Vice President; and Loretta Tillery, President. Sandra Owens, 2nd Vice President (not shown).

Prince George's County Section, NCNW, Installation Of Officers (2016-2018)

Ms. Peola H. McCaskill (left), presided over the Installation Ceremony and gave a charge to serve to each of the elected officers. Among her many awards and positions, Ms. McCaskill serves as Parliamentarian for the National Council of Negro Women Inc. and most recently with distinction during the National Council of Negro Women, Inc. 57th National Convention. Ms. McCaskill congratulates Loretta Tillery (right) on her newly elected position as the 2016-2018 Section President.

Prince George County Section, NCNW, Installation of Officers (2016-2018)

Dolores M. Tilghman (left), Past President, was awarded a plaque and a Certificate of Appreciation from the Section for her commitment and service as President during her tenure in 2014-2016. Loretta Tillery (right), Section President, presented Ms. Tilghman this award.

Prince George's County Section, NCNW, 15th Annual Prayer Breakfast

Keynote Speaker Reverend Dr. Shirley Davis gave an inspiring and encouraging message to the Prayer Breakfast guests concerning the theme “Living A Life Filled With Love”, which was so appropriate in view of the times that we face in today’s world. With her passionate and dynamic delivery, Dr. Davis captivated the audience. Dr. Davis is a renowned Motivational Speaker as well as a Corporate Executive, International Speaker, Coach and Master of Invention.


The Luncheon featured the Sandra Y. Johnson Quintet who wowed the guests with a medley of Jazz, Blues, R&B and Oldies music. Also featured were Fashions by Lovely Lady Boutique. It was indeed an affair to remember with many guests leaving with smiles on their faces.


Section members pose for a group picture. Seated (left to right): Dolores Tilghman, Section President and Gail Lewis, Past President.


The Committee held its second Black History program at N. Forestville Elementary School on Nannie Helen Burroughs. Standing (left to right): B. Griffin, D. Stratton, Chair, S. Johnson, J. Porter, T. Lindsey, D. Lewis-Day, G. Lewis, Past President, and L. Brown, Instructional Lead Teacher (Literacy). Seated (left to right): Ms. Kathy English Holt, Re-Enactor ( Nannie Helen Burroughs); Colonel (Ret.) James Wyatt, Guest Speaker and Founder of the Nannie Helen Burroughs Project; and Ms. Felicia McMillian, School Principal.


Members of the Legislative Committee attended the 2016 Women’s Legislative Briefing. (left to right): Shannon Jordan, Deborah Lewis-Day, and Anastasia Johnson, Chair.

Message From The Section President

presidentphoto Greetings,

It is my pleasure to welcome you to the website for the Prince George’s County Section, National Council of Negro Women, Inc. The legacies of our Founder, Mary McLeod Bethune; Past National Presidents and Past Section Presidents continue through the hard work of our Section members. For more than 35 years, our members have worked diligently to build better communities through education, collaboration and community service.

I encourage you to take some time to visit the pages on our website and learn more about our Section and its work in the community. I invite you to join us in our community work as we harness our collective power and influence to better the lives of individuals; strengthen families and support our community. Please consider attending one of our Section meetings or becoming a member of our Section.

If you would like more information about the Section or have any questions, please feel free to email me using the link below. It is my desire that you enjoy your visit on our website and thank you for your interest in the Prince George’s County Section, National Council of Negro Women, Inc. I hope to see you soon in one of our Section meetings.

Respectfully yours,

Loretta Tillery, President
Prince George’s County Section
National Council of Negro Women, Inc.

Scheduled Events

  • April 15, 2017 2:00 pmSection Meeting
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Save The Date

  • April 29, 2017 11:00 amFashion Show & Jazz Luncheon
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Location and Date:

Martin’s Crosswind
7400 Greenway Center Dr,
Greenbelt, MD 20770
Saturday, April 29, 2017
11:00am – 3:00pm

Eventbrite Ticket Purchase:
2017 Fashion Show Luncheon Tickets

Mary Mcleod Bethune

NCNW Founder

Mary McLeod Bethune
July 10, 1875 – May 18, 1955

Dorothy Height

NCNW President Emerita

Dr. Dorothy I. Height
March 24, 1912 – April 20, 2010

Ingrid Saunders Jones

NCNW National Chair

Ingrid Saunders Jones
December 27, 1945 – 

Why Choose Us

Become involved with an organization that is committed to women issues and gives back to the community! The Prince George’s County Section of the National Council of Negro Women, Inc. is that organization. This Section supports and promotes the programs of National Headquarters and develops and/or sponsors specific educational and charitable projects impacting on women and families residing in the Prince George’s County community.

Who We Are

The Prince George’s County Section of the National Council of Negro Women is a non-partisan, non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for all women and families residing in the Prince George’s County community.

Apply for Membership

If you are interested in continuing the National Council of Negro Women’s efforts in strengthening our communities and would like to become a member of the Prince George’s County Section.

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