"NIA’s governing body is fully committed to ensuring
that the organization operates with integrity."

Meet Our Board of Directors

Naledge In Action is guided by a qualified Board of Directors comprised of student leaders as well as members of business, industry, government and educational institutions. The Board is laser focused on addressing the workforce developmental needs and interests of students while providing a viable talent solution for employers. NIA’s governing body is fully committed to ensuring that the organization operates with integrity; adhering to all federal and state laws and regulations while serving the good of society.

Board Chair

Angela Avery

Assistant Vice President of Finance

IFS Securities - Atlanta, Georgia

Board Treasurer

Eddie Bridgeman


SaiSai Group Accounting & Tax Firm - Atlanta, Georgia

Board Secretary

JaNeen Owens

Senior Logistician

US ARMY Materiel Command - Huntsville, Alabama

Board Member

Valli Sears Jones


Keller Williams Realty - Plano, Texas

Board Member

Clinton Clark

Senior Business Analyst

Nokia - Atlanta, Georgia

Board Member

Nakia Turner

Senior Policy Analyst

US Citizenship and Immigration Services Department of Homeland Security - Atlanta, Georgia

Meet Our Student Advisors

We are looking for student leaders who understand the NIA vision and want to be a part of it. Our team of coaches, experts, employers and well-qualified staff has the best intentions; but, we cannot do this without out students.

We aim to authentically develop top talent for America’s future workforce with input from Millennials, which is why we want students to get involved in every aspect of our work – from governance to curriculum.

If you’re interested in serving in a leadership role within NIA please contact us using the form below.

Join us and be a part of the Movement.