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Meet Our President

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Leticia Drakeford is a 1997 graduate of Alabama A&M University where she received a B.S. in Chemistry. She also received a M.S. in Analytical Chemistry from Clark Atlanta University.


She has served in several leadership roles within the Washington, DC Metropolitan Chapter including Treasurer, Corresponding Secretary, Recording Secretary and chaired several committees before being elected President in 2022. Her service continues within the Alabama A&M University National Alumni Association Board of Directors as immediate past Northeast Regional Vice-President. She has also held the offices of Member-at-Large and Executive Secretary as well as serving on multiple committees. 


Ms. Drakeford, a life member of the National Alumni Association, is the recipient of several awards for her work in the National Alumni Association, including being named 2017 Alumna of the Year. She has also received awards from the Washington, DC, Metropolitan Alumni chapter, and other non-profit organizations. This Andalusia, Alabama-raised alumna continues to demonstrate the words “Service is Sovereignty” through her valuable contributions to the Alumni Association on the local and national levels.

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