About Us


Honorable Johnny Ford
Founder/Director General
The World Conference of Mayors, Inc.
Tuskegee, Alabama

Deborah Wafer, PA, RNP
Vice Chair
Medical Science, HIV Prevention
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Los Angeles, California

Rev. Roosevelt Dixon
Senior Pastor
Grace Unity Fellowship Church Chair,
Rochester, New York

Bert M. Petersen, Jr., MD
Director, Breast Surgery Clinic
Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, New York University School of Medicine
St. Barnabas Hospital
Bronx, New York

Debra Fraser-Howze
NBLCA Founder Emeritus
Senior Vice President of Government & External Affairs
OraSure Technologies, Inc.

Dr. Calvin O. Butts, III
NBLCA Chairman Emeritus
Senior Pastor
The Abyssinian Baptist Church
President, SUNY College at Old Westbury
SUNY College at Old Westbury

Rev. Frank Bostic
Senior Pastor
Pilgrim Baptist Church Chair
Buffalo, New York

W. James Favorite, Ph.D.
Senior Pastor
Beulah Baptist Institutional Church Chair,
Tampa, Florida

Dina Foster-Osbourne
Real Estate Agent
Hallstead Property, LLC
White Plains, New York

Anthony Harmon
Assistant to the President
United Federation of Teachers
New York, New York

Paulette A. Heath
National Policy & Advocacy Director
Infectious Diseases
Johnson & Johnson
Waxhaw, North Carolina

Frank D. Tucker, PhD
Senior Pastor
First Baptist Church Chair
Washington, DC & Vicinity

Kimberly Williams
Director Federal Government Relations
Arlington, Virginia

Rochelle Hunter Mosley
Salon 804
New York, New York





The National Black Leadership Commission on Health (NBLCH) is a nonprofit organization that depends on donations and grants. With your help we will continue the fight to ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic, addressing Hepatitis C while expanding to include cardiovascular disease, breast cancer, prostate cancer, sickle cell, diabetes, and mental health.