The National Bar Association, the nation's oldest and largest association of predominantly African-American lawyers and judges, is pleased to announce the appointment of its new Executive Director, Alfreda Davis. Davis has a distinguished career of public service. Prior to coming to the NBA, she served consecutive terms as the Chief Administrative Officer for statewide labor organizations affiliated with the National Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers in Florida and Maryland.
As Chief Administrative Officer, Davis was credited with leading highly successful transformation efforts. Previously, Davis served as the Deputy Chief of Staff and later the Chief of Staff to the Honorable Anthony A. Williams, former Mayor of the District of Columbia. She has the unique distinction of serving as Chief of Staff to each of the three City Administrators/Deputy Mayors in the Williams Administration where she gained an expansive knowledge of city government operations and how to work collaboratively with local, regional, national and international partners. Davis was also privileged to work as Interim and later Executive Director for the National Council of Negro Women, Inc. in collaboration with civil rights icon, the late Dorothy I. Height. NBA Immediate Past President John E. Page stated, "The NBA is thrilled to have Alfreda Davis as its Executive Director.
Ms. Davis brings with her great skills and experience that will greatly benefit the NBA and its staff as we continue to increase value for our members and communities we serve. We look forward to working with Ms. Davis for years to come." Davis is a native Washingtonian and has earned both her Juris Doctor and Masters of Business Administration from the George Washington University. She also holds a certification as a Public Manager. Davis currently resides in the Hillcrest community of Washington, D.C.