Ajeenah Amir

AARP Pennsylvania has named Ajeenah Amir as the new associate state director for communications.

Amir will be working to further engage AARP’s enterprise strategy in Pennsylvania to more than 1.7 million members statewide. In her new role, Amir will join Pennsylvania’s communications team to develop and implement strategic communications strategies within social media, advocacy and community outreach initiatives.

Amir recently served as communications director for the majority leader of Philadelphia City Council. In that role, she led all communications and marketing efforts, including social media strategy and management and provided constituent services as a liaison to community groups.

George B. Dawson

Attorney George B. Dawson has been sworn in to the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission (PHRC).

Dawson is deputy district attorney in the Delaware County District Attorney’s serving as the chief of the anti-violence, insurance fraud and auto theft units.

He was nominated by Gov. Tom Corbett in September and unanimously confirmed by the Pennsylvania senate to serve on the PHRC. His term expires Oct. 14, 2019.

Juanita Mosley

Juanita Mosley has been named vice president for student affairs at The Lincoln University.

She recently served as vice president for student affairs at Edwards Waters College, a private historically Black institution in Jacksonville, Fla., where she was responsible for creating programs and services that contributed to student development.

Mosley has also served as vice president of student affairs at both Marygrove College in Detroit, Mich., and Philander Smith College in Little Rock, Ark.

Miller Parker

Miller Parker has been appointed to the board of the Mann Center for the Performing Arts.

Parker is the CEO of the Philadelphia Business and Technology Center and the president of the Philadelphia Non-Profit Advertising Agency.

Parker’s career spans over 30 years in the communications industry. He previously worked as an account representative with WCAU TV/CBS and owned WHAT Radio, produced stage plays, special events and community fairs.

As an active member of the board, Parker will be key in working to further strengthen the relationship the Mann has with the diverse audiences of West Parkside and beyond.

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