Ramona E. Douglass

(B.S. Geology & Chemistry, Colorado State University, Class of '70)

A community activist for nearly three decades, Ms. Douglass has pioneered in supporting freedom of choice in politics as a founding member of the National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression and as an outspoken participant with Angela Davis' Political Defense Committee in the early 1970's. As a U.S. Department of Commerce federal appointee to the 2000 Census Advisory Committee in Washington DC since 1995, Douglass has consistently represented multiracial community interests before Congress, the national media and even the Executive Office of the President. She has been a part of AMEA's Board of Directors since its inception in 1988, serving in the capacities of Vice President (1988-1994); President (1994-1999); and is currently Director of Media and Public Relations. Douglass has also had a successful twenty-five year career in medical sales and marketing. She is now a Senior Sales Manager and Corporate Sales Trainer for a medical manufacturing firm in California's San Fernando Valley.