Membership Chair

Rexie Tyson

Retired business owner (Rexie's Gourmet House in Rock Island)



Political Action Chair

Ivory Clark

Alderman and High School Principal


Religious Affair Committee Chair

Ileta Smith

Illinois Conference Women's Missionary Society President

Youth Committee Chair

Tracy Pugh

Counselor at Family Resources


Veterans Affairs Chair

James Kerr, Sr.

Former Alderman

Retired Law Enforcement


Berlinda Tyler-Jamison

Retired Healthcare Executive; UnityPoint Health Trinity

Vice-President of Community Impact and Advocacy

Serves on a number of boards; consultant re: planning and cultural competency


First Vice-President and Health Committee Chair

Tammy Reed

Registered Nurse and Licensed Social Worker

Very active in the immigrant and refugee community


Treasurer and Economic Development Chair

Bryon Tyson

Retired John Deere Manager, Accountant



Yolanda Grandberry-Pugh

English Teacher at Rock Island High School

Ph.D. candidate

Selected as one of the "Young Leaders Under 40"


Education Committee Chair

Howard "Rick" Roberts

Semi-retired educator,

Substitute teacher in secondary education


The 2017 Officers of the Rock Island County NAACP