Meet the Board Monday: Alfreda Sellers Diamond, Class of 1972
Alfreda Sellers Diamond is a native of Baton Rouge, LA and 1972 graduate of BRHS. Upon graduation, she earned a B.M.Ed. (1976), M.Ed. (1978), and J.D. (1986) from Louisiana State University, and an LL.M. (1993) from Columbia University School of Law. She is a retired Vice-Chancellor of Institutional Accountability and Accreditation and is a Professor of Law at Southern University Law Center since 1989. Her previous teaching experience has been as an adjunct instructor in insurance law at the Tulane University School of Law and before law school, as an elementary and middle school teacher and band director in the public school system of East Baton Rouge Parish. She is married to Professor Raymond Diamond and has six children and 12 grandchildren.
BRHSF: Did you have a favorite teacher, club, sport or experience that made a long-term impact on you at BRHS?
ASD: Bill Poche, band director, was my favorite teacher. He made me feel like the sky was the limit and I could do anything I put my mind to. I played clarinet, tenor sax, and melodic percussion.
BRHSF: What made you decide to join the BRHSF Board?
ASD: I joined the Board to contribute to the continued elevation of interests of current and future BRHS students.
BRHSF: As a Board member do you have any personal goals for your service? What do you see as your most important role as a Board member?
ASD: My most important role is to assist ED in sound planning and decision-making in advancing the interest of the Foundation.