ABOUT CARROLL COUNTY NAACP
We envision an inclusive community rooted in liberation where all persons can exercise their civil and human rights without discrimination.
On January 7th, 2023 the NAACP Carroll County Branch installed it’s first woman President to chair this nation’s oldest civil rights organization. Dominique Conteh stepped into the historical light as a beacon of experience succeeding long term former branch president, Mr. James Stocks.
Ms. Conteh’s was born in St. Petersburg, Florida into a military family with her formal years being spent in Wiesbaden, Germany, experiencing expansive global travel and eclectic cultures. She presently resides in Villa Rica, Georgia, where she is a loving dedicated mother of two sons, ages sixteen and twenty three.
At the age of eighteen she joined the United States Marine Corps (USMC), serving four years, becoming a proud veteran of these United States of America. She later received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice with a Concentration in Law Enforcement and Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science from North Carolina Central University, Master’s Degree in Human Behavioral from Valparaiso University and Doctoral ABD (All but Dissertation) from Chicago School of Professional Psychology.
Currently, she transforms lives of students as a Professor and Department Chair at Georgia Military College. Her twenty five years of public service ,civic and community involvement includes membership of the Order of Eastern Star and former NAACP Carroll County Branch Political Action Chair.
Conteh’s historical appointment was unencumbered due to her experience as Political Action Chair along with a passion for leadership and relentless advocacy for the citizens of Carroll County. Her objectives are strong and unwavering for the future of the organization. She quotes “I want to be a leader who gives back, inspire members to be active in the community and challenge them to participate in leadership roles in their perspective communities for the betterment of the organization. More importantly, it will be the focus of the organization to assist residents with voter registration, criminal justice reform, diverse representation in the school system and member recruitment”.
She’s ready to take the helm with tenacious executive teams, community chairs and dedicated general members.
The NAACP is the grass roots activism for civil rights and social justice, working through the democratic process.
1ST VICE PRESIDENT
Bachelors of Arts in Psychology minor in History from Spellman - Graduated Magna Cum Laude. Obtained a Master's of Science in Community Counseling with concentration in Gerontology from GA State University. Former Director of Diversity Education & Community Initiatives at UWG. Serves on several boards. Co-Founder of Rouse Foundation.
2ND VICE PRESIDENT
Life-time member of the Carroll County NAACP. Married to Curtis Wilson they have one daughter Kobe Elizabeth Wilson. Graduated from Central High, B.S. and Masters Degrees in Early Childhood, Specialist in Educational Leadership. Retired educator 32 years in Carroll County. Loves serving others, sports, and traveling.
Married to Richard Glass Jr, M.D. with 3 children Richard Glass III, Josephine Glass, & Lauryn Glass. She is multi-lingual: speaks French, Creole, & Spanish. She is also a Lifestyle Health Education Coach at Tanner Healthcare and in other various communities.
Ariel Jones has served as the Assistant Treasurer for five years in the Carroll County NAACP. Ariel serves on numerous committees amongst the Carroll County NAACP. Ariel has a Bachelor's and Master’s of Science in Management and currently pursuing her Doctorate in Higher Education Administration.
She is a Carrollton native who has a passion for serving her community. During her free time, she enjoys reading, hanging with family and friends, and being a dog mom to Chestnut.
3RD VICE PRESIDENT
LaChandra Mason is native of Hogansville Georgia and reside in Carrollton, Georgia. I am a graduate of University of West Georgia with a Bachelor Degree in Finance and minor in Accounting. I have been employed in banking for nearly 24 years with emphasis in Operations and Compliance. I have been a member of NAACP for 17 years as the Treasurer of the Carroll County NAACP branch #5179.