About Us

We believe that NFBPA is the nation’s most progressive results-oriented organization for African-American public servants. The NFBPA is dedicated to providing the highest level of public service while advancing Black leadership in the community and across the nation. The NFBPA is represented by more than 300 jurisdictions throughout the country with over 40 local chapters.

NFBPA’s success is attributable to a committed leadership and dedicated members. As we look ahead to the opportunities and challenges of the future, NFBPA’s presence is even more critical. The Alexandria Metropolitan Chapter is always seeking new thoughts and ideas to broaden the positive impact of NFBPA initiatives and programs in the Alexandria Metro and Northern Virginia region.

The Alexandria Metropolitan Chapter comprises the City of Alexandria and the surrounding incorporated cities and counties in the northern Virginia region. The chapter currently has approximately 30 members and is continually growing. Our valued membership includes elected and appointed officials, municipal managers, executives, students, and public administrators from the local, state and federal offices of jurisdictions operating throughout metropolitan region.

The key jurisdictions in our region include the City of Alexandria, Fairfax County, Arlington County, and Loudon County.

Executive Board 

The Executive Board of the Alexandria Metropolitan Chapter is committed to providing members with the tools and resources that achieve the objectives of the organization.


2017-2019 Executive Board of the Alexandria Metropolitan Chapter 

Richard Lawrence 


Marlo Ford

1st Vice President

Chrishaun Smith


Ashley Gorham

2nd Treasurer

Fleciah Mburu 



PO Box 320284, Alexandria, VA 22320-9997        nfbpaalexmetro@gmail.com


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