Special Assistant to the General Counsel
Lanita A. Ross is the Special Assistant to the General Counsel. Ms. Ross has served in various capacities within the Office of the General Counsel for over 23 years. Currently, Ms. Ross manages the day-to-day operations of the Office, the national Resolutions process, and is in charge of the NAACP’s Corporate Governance filings. In addition to her other duties, she also serves as the liaison to the National Board of Directors office staff. In 2009 at the 100th Annual Convention in New York, NY, Ms. Ross received the Medgar Wylie Evers Award of Excellence, as one of the top NAACP staff members of the year.