Thank You to all the chapters, members, family, friends and associates that supported this fundraising effort!  Special Thanks to

Ginald Fine Jewelry (www.ginald.com) for their generous donation.


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Welcome to our website. Region VI Blacks In Government was formed in 1980. Chapters are located in Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. BIG Region VI seeks to engage and advocate on behalf of city, county, state, federal and military African American government workers. Region VI is committed to promoting excellence in government through equity of opportunity. The broad organizational goals and objectives include advocating for diversity, developing and promoting programs, which will enhance ethnic pride, educational opportunities, and providing a non-partisan platform on major issues of local, regional, and national significance.  BIG Region VI chapters are strategically located throughout the Southwestern United States and cultivates a desire to succeed, stimulate personal development and professionalism, and continuously focuses on achievement of equality through opportunity.
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1st Place- Sara Taylor

Chapter San Antonio

Ms. Sarah Taylor Currently is entering her Senior Year at San Antonio Brennan High School where she in Advance Placement Curriculum (College Preparatory Courses).  Ms Taylor is eagerly making plans to attend College where she tentatively plans to major in Theater Arts & Drama.  Her dream is to become an Actress!  Ms. Taylor is very active in her church Youth Ministry Programs and is also very active within her community!


2nd Place- Jemond Brown

North Texas Chapter

Jemond Brown He is a senior at Lamar High School in Arlington Texas.He is undecided as to where he will attend college.


1st Place- Ms Gabrelle Kelly North Texas Chapter

9th Grade attend Red Oak High School- in Red Oak Texas. She taking Pre AP classes's and 10th grade math. Her hobbies are drawing, art design, sewing, scrap booking and old model cars. Career choice is going in the field of Neural Robotics Engineering robotics: (continue) visit the North Texas Chapter web page:

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Judges:  

Cindy Mack, Hope Anderson, Melvin White



Corporate Sponsor(s):

Carla Windsor, Federal Employee Service 

Don Underwood, Globe Life Insurance

Katherine Cage, BIG Regional President

Richard Peoples, Federal Employee Service

Emily Ehrhardt, Federal Employee Service

Gregory Reeves, BIG Austin Chapter President


Fundraising

Congratulations to the following winners in the drawing for the lovely Charles Hubert Writing Instruments!

Gwenda Lowe -        Dallas Chapter

Katherine Cage -     Houston Chapter

Charlotte Maxwell - Austin Chapter

Frances Walters -    North Texas Chapter


Mr Shelly L. Warren Greater New Orleans and Former Region VI Director- National Board of Director presented “Leadership Measures Becoming A Leader”

2014 OTL PowerPoint Presentation

Dr Beverly Lyn-Cook, PhD

FDA/National Center for Toxicological Research

Central Arkansas Chapter National Health Liaison presented the Health Initiation Overview


Download PDF of Overview


Regional Meeting

(Tentative Location and Dates)


2015 Regional Meeting

Hosted by the

San Antonio Chapter

Tentative date:

January 16 - 17, 2015


2015 Regional Training Meeting

Hosted by the

North Texas Chapter

Tentative date: TBD