Speaker. Professional. Leader.
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Dr. Melva Williams, a Presidential Leadership Scholar, has worked in Higher Education for over 15 years. Currently, she serves as Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management at Southern Shreveport, and formerly as Associate Dean of the College at Centenary College.
Williams is very active in state and national service and has received numerous commendations commemorating her dedication. She is an alumna of Leadership Louisiana, 40 Under 40, and was named by the Shreveport Chamber as Top Professional of the Year and was the 2018 ATHENA Award recipient. Most notably, she was one of 61 people selected in America to participate in the Presidential Leadership Scholars program affiliated with three former American Presidents (President George H. W. Bush, President William J. Clinton, and President George W. Bush).
She is a board member for Centenary College of Louisiana, Robinson Film Center, Caddo Council on Aging, YWCA, Extensions of Excellence, co-founder of the Higher Education Leadership Foundation, CHRISTUS Hospital Board Strategy Subcommittee and Vice President of the Shreveport Charter Foundation that built Magnolia School of Excellence.