PRESIDENT A Native of Zambia, Holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. Has lived on three Continents and with this experience hopes to strengthen ties with the diaspora by creating events that will promote diversity and culture awareness. Views himself as a World citizen and has been heavily involved in the creation and management of; African, American and Caribbean events in North Carolina and surrounding States. Has worked with numerous Organization in various capacities and is confident that RDACA will be a huge impact in the Triangle & surrounding areas.
VICE PRESIDENT A native of St. Croix, US Virgin Islands, attended Shaw University where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice. Marcia decided to make Raleigh her home and has been here over 20 years and has contributed to the community through employment, civic and non-profit organizations. Marcia is a world traveler experiencing many different cultures in her journey. She has a love for Africa and the Caribbean Islands and would like for the Raleigh/Durham area to get a taste of all cultures. Through RDACA she envisions a wider awareness to the diaspora through Education, Community Outreach, and Events.
SECRETARY A native of Atlanta, GA with roots grounded in the Mid-Atlantic, moved to the area to pursue a PhD at the Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Currently residing in Durham county, she is dedicated to creating community programs and events celebrating the richness of the African, Caribbean and African American communities in the Raleigh/Durham area. She hopes RDACA will bring unity and pride amongst people of the diaspora. She brings with her a host of experience from numerous non-profit organizations in which she has worked in various capacities.
TREASURER George Modeste is a native of St Croix, Virgin Islands. He has been a contributor to the Raleigh/Durham Caribbean community by organizing several community activities. George is a Promoter/Producer and has worked with several entertaining outlets in the Raleigh/Durham area promoting Reggae, Soca, and all other formats of musical entertainment. He is an up and coming Caribbean leader in this community and has been very active in the founding and drafting of RDACA and CaribMask Carnival.
PALIAMENTARIAN Peaches is a native of NC. She graduated from Richmond Hills High, Queens, NY & attended the prestigious Princeton University, Princeton, NJ. She brings several accomplishments to help promote multicultural unity to the Ral/Dur Area. Being a member of So Central Church of Christ, the Notary Public Association, A-Plus, APWU-Retiree Division, BWFJ & the South Eastern Bikers Association shows an initiative of community involvement. Peaches is a worldwide traveler who has attended an array of Carnivals & Festivals & was very instrumental in making the 1st Annual Caribbean Carnival, Raleigh, NC come full circle & very successful. “The Love, Sweat & Tears is all for Carnival”, says Peaches.