NEWS AND INSIGHTS UPDATE:
For the first time, a woman, Dedra M. Johanneson, has been appointed as the Board Chair for SCORE, a nonprofit association started in 1964 and supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) that is dedicated to helping small businesses succeed by offering education and mentorship from thousands of volunteer experts around the country.
Dedra M. Johanneson was named Board Chair after serving on the SCORE association board for the past four years. Bonnie Harris of Examiner.com shared the following from the SCORE announcement:
“We are proud and excited to have Dedra as our new Board Chair,” said SCORE CEO Ken Yancey. “Her 5 years of service on our board and 7 years of service as a SCORE mentor have been invaluable to our Development Committee and Nominating Committee and we know her leadership will prove effective and inspiring.”
SCORE has been around for nearly 50 years, and finally, a woman has been appointed to the role of Board Chair. It’s about time, don’t you think?