Welcome Back, AAFSA!

The AAFSA E-Board welcomes our returning and new members back for the Fall 2023 semester!

We are planning to host professional development and self-care events, in-person gatherings, and collaborations with other university departments and affinity groups.

We always look forward to hearing ideas and feedback from our members, so please do not hesitate to contact us at

African American Faculty and Staff E-Board

President: James Walker
Pronouns: He | Him | His
Student Welfare Specialist, Department of Residential Life
Campus: Storrs

Vice President: Joshua Brown
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Program Administrator and Director of ScHOLA2RS House, Office of Learning Communities
Campus: Storrs

Treasurer: Phara Bayonne
Pronouns: She | Her | Hers
Stamford Campus Library Director, UConn Library
Campus: Stamford

Secretary: Chay Reed
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Access Services Coordinator, UConn Library
Campus: Avery Point