Active New York State Freedom Trails Commission, Queens Underground ready reckoner Committee, since 1997. Board trustees The Renaissance Charter School, since 1999. Convenor Churchman's fellowship Corona Congressional Church, 1987—1989.
National advisory board CDF Langston Hughes Library., 2001—2003. Community advisory board Elmhurst (New York ) Hospital Center, 1983—1997. Board directors York College Alumni Inc., Jamaica, 1990—1993, 1996—1999, Queens Public television, since 1986.
Vice chair community advisory board Otis Bantum Correctional Center, New York City Department Corrections, Rikers Island, New York, 1990—1995. Member of American Library Association Black Library. Caucus (vice president 2002-2004, president since 2004, Library.
Advocacy award 1999, Library. Outreach award 1999, Professional Development award 2007), American Library Association, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (life), Long Island Library. Association, Reforma, New York Black Libraries Caucus, Library.
Administration and Management Association, Public Libraries Association.