Columbus NAACP chapter names new president

Columbus NAACP chapter names new president

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - The Columbus chapter of the NAACP has a new president.

Melvin Tanner said he is now leading the organization as its new president as L.K. Pendleton resigned from the position June 1.

Pendleton said she resigned due to a vocational change after 18 months at the helm of the organization. Tanner has been a member of the NAACP since 1994 and was previously serving as third vice president.

According to Pendleton, the second vice president also resigned.

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