DLYA Officers:

President: Mazella Thomas

Vice-President: Christine Wilder

Treasurer: Esther Seabrook

Secretary: Deena Sheppard

Alumni Coordinator: Gwen Tolbert


A lifetime partner in the mission of the Darlene H. Young Leadership Academy Program. - Training BIG Members to be Leaders for Life.


Our mission is to use the talents and resources of the YLA Graduates to support the Darlene H. Young Leadership Academy and Blacks In Government.

Benefits/Value of Alumni

  • Rally and promote interest in YLA program
  • Host Leadership event at NTC
  • One-on-one dialogue about YLA
  • Program question & answers
  • Build networks & alliances
  • Volunteer group for YLA Program Executive
  • Annual financial donation


Congratulations Mazella Thomas! The new DYLA Program Coordinator


DYLA 5th Year Anniversary!

DYLA Alumni Article!

DYLA Alumni Newsletter - July 2013




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