2024 SEBF Scholarship Applications Now Open!

Meet The SEBF Committee

Our mission at SEBF is to create and promote equality in education by providing financial assistance for the higher education pursuits of African American students in Youngstown, Ohio and throughout the communities we work in. 

Chairman

Dawud Abdullah

  • Youngstown State University
  • Bachelor’s in Communications
  • Retired
co-chair

Chrystal Floyd

  • University/Education
  • Degrees/Certificates
  • Current Professional Title
Treasurer

Camille Stanford

  • Youngstown State University
  • BS Health & Human Services
  • MA of Education, Special Education
  • Grantee Specialist | Training & Technical Assistance Specialist
Scholarship liaison

Melissa Sharper

  • Youngstown State University
  • BS Elementary Education
  • Capella University
  • MA Marriage & Family Therapy 
secretary

Natasha J. Gibson

  • Ohio Center of Broadcasting & Communications
  • Business Administration & Communication Certifications
  • Methods & Procedures Specialist, Senior (Adult Training)
board member

Jeremy Sharper

  • Case Western University
  • BA in Business Management
  • Business Banker & Licensed Branch Manager
Board Member

Channing Wells

  • University/Education
  • Degrees/Certificates
  • Current Professional Title
Board Member

Jay Wells

  • University/Education
  • Degrees/Certificates
  • Current Professional Title