Barbara A. McKinzie

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Barbara A. McKinzie "became international president of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority on July 15, 2006, during AKA's international convention in Detroit, MI.

"McKinzie is a nationally-acclaimed CPA who has gained recognition for restoring financial credibility to governmental agencies through her financial savvy. She is currently Deputy Director of Finance and Administration for Chicago's Neighborhood Housing Services. She was previously Comptroller for the Chicago Housing Authority, the third largest public housing system in the U.S.

"She rose through Sorority ranks to become chapter president, international treasurer, vice president and, now, president. She also previously served as chief operating officer and owns the distinction of being the first to serve as the Sorority's COO and international president.

In addition to her 33 years of service to Alpha Kappa Alpha, the Oklahoma native has served on the boards of a host of organizations and is a current board member of Africare.“ [1]

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  1. International Advisory Committee, Sirleaf Market Women's Fund, accessed August 27, 2008.

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