See below for the official slate for 2020-2021 Executive Leadership Council. 

President: Genaro Stewart

Vice President: Maggie Butler, Nancy Joseph

Secretary: Brittany Bell

Civic Engagement Chair: Kawanza Billy

Community Service Events Chair: Whitney Celestin

Fund Development Chair: Derin Oduye

Membership Services Chair: Harper Matthews

Personal & Professional Development Chair: Antwion Jefferson

Public Relations Digital Media Chair: Brian P. Tolbert

election information

Absentee Voting

Click here to access the absentee ballot request form. Absentee ballots will be sent to members in good standing for voting during the absentee voting period now on August 27 between 6 a.m. ET and 6 p.m. ET.


Click here to view the Thursday Network Election Guidelines.


Click here to view the Thursday Network Bylaws, which includes a section dedicated to Elections.


Click here to nominate yourself or someone else for the ELC.


Click here to complete the candidate declaration form.

Election timeline

  • July 11 - 17: Electronic Nominations Period. (self-nominations accepted)
  • July 23: Floor nominations at July General Body meeting
  • July 31: Last Day for Candidates to pay dues to be eligible for election.
  • August 3- 11: Candidate Declaration Application period  
  • August 13, 7 p.m. ET: Mandatory Candidates Meeting for all current Executive Board members and candidates. Rules are distributed and discussed with all candidates. 
  • August 14: Candidate Slate finalized and presented to GWUL CEO for verification. Campaigning Begins.
  • NEW DATE August 27, 6 a.m. ET - 6 p.m. ET: Absentee voting opens at 6:00 a.m. ET; closes at 6:00 p.m. ET 
  • NEW DATE August 27, 6:30 p.m. ET - 7:00 p.m. ET: Pre-Election Candidate Mixer 
  • NEW DATE August 27, 7 p.m. ET : Elections General Body Meeting @ 7:00 p.m. ET; electronic voting at 8:00 p.m. ET, and results announced 
  • September 3: Joint Executive Leadership Council (ELC) Meeting with the 2019-2020 ELC and newly elected 2020-2021 ELC.

supplemental Links

Thursday Network

Greater Washington Urban League Building

2901 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
General Body Meetings occur on the 4th Thursdays of the month at 6:30p.

About Us

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