Brianna Armstead made history at the age of 26 by being elected as a Member at Large to the Executive Committee of the National Haitian American Elected Officials Network (NHAEON). This appointment solidifies her position as the youngest member to represent Haitian American elected officials nationwide.
The announcement came during NHAEON’s 15th Annual Leadership Summit, held from January 26-28, 2024, in Washington, DC. The summit, themed “Reignited The Fire,” brought together over 200 community and non-profit leaders, alongside more than 50 current and former elected officials of Haitian descent from across the nation.
NHAEON, a 501c3 non-partisan organization, is committed to education, empowerment, and engagement in the political process, focusing on amplifying the voice of the Haitian-American community. As a non-partisan coalition of elected and appointed officials, NHAEON acts as a vital resource and advocate for Haitian American elected officials throughout the United States.
In her role as Member at Large on the Executive Committee, Brianna Armstead will play a pivotal role in fostering collaborative networking among Haitian American elected officials. NHAEON’s communal network addresses social justice issues impacting disproportionately affected communities while building strong partnerships with community-based organizations and faith-based groups to enhance the livelihood of the Haitian American population.