National Black Alumni Advisory Board

Celebrating the voices of Creighton's Black alumni community.
NBAAB Gathering

The National Black Alumni Advisory Board (NBAAB) is an elected group of proud Creighton graduates committed to serving as a resource for Black students and moving the University toward greater equity, diversity and inclusion at all levels. To be considered for nomination, please contact

Board members

Mr. Troy J. Beaugard, BSBA'89

Dr. Robbie Bishop-Monroe, DBA'19

Mr. Jason D. Brown, BA'18

Dr. Lori D. Bryant, BS'95

Mr. Samori T. Coles, BSBA'95

Mr. Aaron D. Conley, BA'95

Mrs. Brenda Warren Council, JD'77

Mr. Eric T. Dantzler, BSBA'95

Mr. Westin R. Givens, BA'14

Mr. Leonard D. Gordy

Ms. Bridget A. Hadley, BSBA'88, President

Mr. Abiola A. Kosoko, BA'09

The Honorable Darryl R. Lowe, JD'84

Mrs. Shawntal M. Mallory, BA'97, JD'00

Mrs. Terri D. McAlister-Sanders, BA'78

Ms. Shannon D. Melton, BS'09

Ms. Emily F. Miller, BS'75, MSEDU'78

Mr. Kayman A. Nixon, BSBA'17, MBA'21

Dr. Michael A. Reed, BS'91, MD'96

Dr. Alvin Samuels, BS'10, DDS'15

Mrs. Latrice Davis, BSW'99

Ms. Yvonnda Summers, BSBA'11, MS'14, JD'14

Our mission

To advance the interests of Creighton's growing Black community, to promote academic excellence and commit to building a lifelong relationship between Black alumni and the University.

As a result, the board seeks to:

  • To be a supportive resource for Creighton University’s Black student body;
  • To advocate for Creighton University to instill a culture of racial justice, diversity, equity and inclusion at all levels of the Creighton University;
  • To be a vehicle for professional development and social networking among Black Creighton Alumni, and to encourage alliances with Creighton University Alumni across the country;
  • To provide scholarships to the current Black student body and to potential Black students seeking to attend Creighton University;
  • To be a cultural connection to the Black community, the North Omaha community and Creighton University;
  • To support campus recruitment and retention efforts at the student, faculty and board levels at Creighton University;
  • To advise Creighton University on matters involving the Creighton Black Alumni.

Learn more about diversity and inclusion at Creighton.

Stay connected

Creighton embraces the diversity of its alumni community, and we host regular events and service opportunities for our Black alumni. Interested in learning more? Contact

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Creighton Alumni Representative

Devin Owens
Devin Owens Director of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion – Alumni and Corporate Engagement