About The Links, Incorporated


Greetings Fellow Links Sisters and Friends! The Links, Incorporated is a non-profit organization established in 1946. It was founded upon the twin value principles of community service and personal friendship. To this day it remains one of the nation’s oldest and largest volunteer service organizations. It is comprised of extraordinary women committed to enriching, sustaining, and ensuring the culture and economic survival of African Americans and other persons of African ancestry.



Officers:​

Leah Leah E. Watson - President
Gloria P. Dingwall - First Vice President
Whitney Matthews Ferguson, Esq.- Recording Secretary
Natalie Borneo - Financial Secretary
Melanie Johnson - Treasurer
Worokya Duncan, Ed.D. - Corresponding Secretary
Juanita Winfield, Ed.D.. - Program Chair
Denise McCalla - Parliamentarian
Wilma Holmes Tootle L.H.D.- Historian
Peta-Gayle White - Public Relations Chair
Shenean Lindsay - Strategic Planning Chair
Rev. Denise Parker Lawrence - Chaplain
Hon. Wanda Matthews - Immediate Past President

Facet Chairs:

  • Services to Youth: Jennifer Scott, Chair
  • The Arts:  Lindamichelle Baron, Ed.D, Chair
  • National Trends & Services: Jan R. Figueira, Chair
  • International Trends & Services: Hon. Andrea Phoenix, Chair
  • Health & Human Services: Claudia Germain, Chair