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Donovan Blake Donovan Blake, President

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Donovan Blake was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. She earned her BS in Biology form Howard University. After graduating, she began to give back by teaching at Banneker High School; which is directly across the street from University. She went to George Washington to obtain her Master's degree in Transition Special Education. Donovan is currently earning her Doctorate in Educational Leadership at Bowie State University. Donovan is a wife and mother. She works with her daughters as community advocates for disabilities.

Donovan has been working in the public school system for over 15 years. Her vast experience includes supervising the Special Education department at an urban high school. In 2014 the Montgomery County PTA awarded her as Special Educator of the year. Donovan is the three time recipient of the Washington Post Grants in Education and several Adopt-a-Classroom grants. She is a member of the National Education Association, Howard University Alumni Club of Prince George's County (Past President), Girl Scout Troop Leader, member of Reid Temple AME Church, the 2016-2017 White House Initiative on HBCUs All-Star for Bowie State University.

Please feel free to contact her at gsapresident@bowiestate.edu

 

Samantha Hayes

Samantha Haye, Executive Vice President

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Samantha Haye brings her keen leadership and HR skills to the board and the graduate student body. She has a Bachelor's degree in Entertainment and Cultural Enterprise Management with a minoring Human Resource Development and is currently pursuing her Master's in Human Resource Development. Samantha is a member of the National Society of Leadership and Development. Prior to being a part of the board, she served as the president for Evolve HRD Society, the Vice President for the Student Veterans Association and the Marketing Director for the International Students Association. She remains the incoming VP for the Student Veterans Association and will be the incoming President for the International Students Association while volunteering to be an ambassador for Evolve HRD Society and the HRD program.

Samantha has a burning desire to contribute to developing the talents of youths and giving back to her communities. She sets out to ensure that the graduate students not only receive a degree from Bowie State University but also get a fulfilling experience during their time here.

Samantha goes by her philosophy" Habits are easy to make but hard to break, make sure that your habits are good ones that you won't have to break."

Please feel free to contact her at gsavp@bowiestate.edu

Jennifer.Jones

Jennifer Jones, Vice President of Internal Affairs

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Jennifer Jones is a native Washingtonian, in pursuit of a Master's Degree in Mental Health Counseling. She receivedher Bachelor of Science in Psychology from UMUC. After completion of her degree, Jennifer plans to obtain her certification in Marriage and Family Therapy; utilizing her expertise for the greater good and development of the single mother community and their children.

Currently Jennifer is a member of the Golden Key International Honour Society and former member of the National Society of Leadership and Success. In addition, she has over four years experience as Chief Operating Officer of nonprofit organization Ambitious Single Mothers, Inc.

Jennifer understands that life has its challenges but with faith, a support system and determination you can conquer it all. She aspires to assist all students throughout their time here at Bowie State University.

Please feel free to contact her at gsavpia@bowiestate.edu

 Erhovwo Enayoma, Director of Fiscal Affairs

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Please feel free to contact her at gsadfa@bowiestate.edu

James Harris

James Harris, Director of Communication

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James Harris is a graduate student seeking his Masters In School Counseling. He looks forward to making a positive impact on the next generation by supplying quality counseling services on the ground level. In addtion, James in the President of the Association of Christians in Leadership, a graduate student organization focused on cultivating integrity and responsibilityin future leaders on campus. James looks forward to providing clear, concise and current information to new and returning graduate students.

Please feel free to contact him at gsadoc@bowiestate.edu

 

Ryan Washington

Ryan Washington, Parliamentarian

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Ryan Washington, born and raised in Silver Spring, Maryland, is currently pursuing his Master's in Public Administration with a concentration in Public Policy. In 2018, he graduated from Bowie State University with a BS in History and Governement, maintaining a 3.7 GPA. He is involved in many organizations in the Graduate Student Association as he serves in the capacity as Parliamentarian/Organization Liaison. Ryan's vision for this year is to make sure the voices of all students are heard and none go unhear, as a way to improve the overall experiencefor graduate students.

Ryan remains active in the community by participating in local events and activities that need help those in need. He aspires to attend law school to practice law and open his own law firm. In addition, Ryan currently serves as a Legislative Assistant to Delegate Ron Watson, PhDin the Maryland General Assembly, where he continues to make a difference for all people in Maryland. With his strong interest in politics, Ryan also plans to pursue a career as a public servant in the United States Senate.

Please feel free to contact him at gsaparl@bowiestate.edu