Dr. Roslyn M. Brock, M.H.S.A. '89, trustee

Roslyn M. Brock

Roslyn M. Brock is Vice President of Advocacy and Government Relations for Bon Secours Health System, Inc., in Marriottsville, Md. Prior, to working with Bon Secours, she worked in Health Programs at the W. K. Kellogg Foundation in Battle Creek, Michigan, for 10 years. Ms. Brock is also Chairman of the National Board of Directors for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). She has been affiliated with the NAACP for more than 25 years, and in 2010 she made history when she was unanimously elected chairman, becoming the youngest person and fourth woman to hold the position.

A recipient of numerous healthcare, community service and leadership awards, Ms. Brock’s leadership skills have been recognized by several national publications and organizations. Most recently she was featured in the September 2010 Essence magazine among the “40 Fierce and Fabulous Women Who Are Changing the World,” and she received the 2010 National Urban League’s Women of Power Award. In 2008, she participated in the U.S. Department of Defense’s 75th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference and was a guest lecturer on “Alleviating Global Poverty” in Rome, Italy, at the 2007 Martin Luther King, Jr. Conflict Resolution conference. Ms. Brock serves on The George Washington University’s School of Public Health and Health Services Dean’s Council in addition to many other community boards and professional organizations.

She graduated magna cum laude from Virginia Union University; earned a master's degree in health services administration from George Washington University, an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a Master of Divinity degree from the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Theology at Virginia Union University. In May 2010, she received an honorary doctorate degree from Virginia Union University.