HARDIN COUNTY BRANCH NAACP

 

ABOUT US

    PRESIDENT  MARCUS RAY

Marcus D. Ray born in Bowling Green is a life long resident of Kentucky.  He is married to the former Antoinette Churchill of Elizabethtown, KY. They have five 
children and four grandchildren and reside in Elizabethtown, KY. He
 Graduate of The Kentucky State Police Academy (1987),  Western Kentucky University with a Bachelor's in Sociology (1992),  and a Graduate of the 
Command and General Staff College (2005). 

Marcus has been a member of the Kentucky National Guard for 30 years and currently holds the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.  He has received many awards 
during his service to include a Bronze Star while servicing in Operation Enduring Freedom. He 
has been a member of the NAACP since 1991 and life member since 1995. He has held various position in the Hardin County Branch to include Secretary for ten years and Chairman of Community Coordination for two years prior being elected President in 2010.

Marcus was instrumental in forming and passing the Private Investigator laws in Kentucky and was appointed to the first State Board on Kentucky Private 
Investigation by Governor Patton.  He has served on several committees throughout the State to include the Executive Committee Kentucky State Conference 
NAACP, Executive Committee Kentucky National Guard Association, Executive Committee Kentucky Constables Association, Executive Committee Kentucky 
Private Investigators Association, Committee on Education and Training Kentucky Manufactured Housing Industry, Hardin County Tax Appeal Board, and Hardin County United. He
 is a Life Member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, National Guard Association, Kentucky National Guard Association, Military Police Regimental Association; 
he is also a member of Kentucky Manufacturing Housing Industry, American Legion, National Notary Association,   
  


Marcus D. Ray
270-268-1238
 
"The Struggle Continues"


   1ST VICE-PRESIDENT DONNA SMALLS

Donna D Smalls has been 1
st Vice-President of the Hardin County Branch NAACP since 2010. She is a graduate of Northern Kentucky University with a Bachelor’sDegree in Organizational Leadership and a Minor in Psychology. She also holds a Master of Science degree from Grand Canyon University in Leadership. She is the mother of five children and Nana to five grandchildren. She has been married for 29 years to Apostle Carl U Smalls Sr. Senior Leader of Restoration Worship Center and Restoration International Ministries. Apostle Smalls is also currently Religious Affairs Chair for the Hardin County Branch and Vice-President of the North Hardin County Ministerial Association. She is Executive Apostle of Restoration Worship Center and Restoration International Ministries and has served in ministry alongside her husband for 27 years. She and her husband co-founded Restoration Worship Center in November of 2001. Donna is a Silver Life Member of the NAACP, Life Member of the Disabled Veterans Association, member of the Democratic Women and a Kentucky Colonel. She is Founder of H.A.R.D (Helping Adults, Adolescents and Angels Reach Dreams) Services Inc. Donna is also a professionally certified housing counselor. Everyone that knows her knows she enjoys reading and making jewelry.  Her personal motto is “Love like you’ve never been hurt”.

                     BRANCH OFFICERS FORMER PRESIDENTS

President MARCUS RAY REV. C.W. KELLEY * 1973-1974

1st Vice President DONNA SMALLS LOUIS GRACE 1974-1976

2nd Vice President RAMON TURNER REV. C.W.KELLEY* 1976-1977

Secretary JOANN TURNER CLINTON WILLIAMS 1977-1978

Treasurer PATRICIA KING LARRY SMITH 1978-1979

JOE TAYLOR 1979-1980
                      COMMITTEE CHAIRPERSONS
      INACTIVE UNTIL 1988
ACT-SO vacant
EDDIE RHONE 1988
Armed Services-Veterans Affairs IRVIN LYONS JR.
HERLEA REYNOLDS 1988-1994
Community Actions vacant
JERRY BRANSFORD 1994-1996
Economic Development BRAD ARNOLD
LARRY MCGILL 1998-1999
Education vacant
HORTENSIA MORGAN 1999-2008
Freedom Fund DONNA SMALLS
ALLAN FRANCIS          2008-2009
Health DOMINIC LEDBETTER
LORENZO SHANNON 2009-2010
Housing MILDRED WILLIAMS
MARCUS RAY 2010-PRESENT
Labor & Industry vacant

Legal Redress vacant

Membership JOE WILLIAMS

Political Action AUNDRA LETT JACKSON

Press & Public Affairs ANNA RANDALL

Religious Affairs CARL SMALLS SR.

Webmaster  vacant

WIN vacant

Youth Director LAQUITA GASKINS
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