Alice Huffman began her tenure as President of the California NAACP In January 2000. Under her leadership, the organization has accelerated into one of the most sought after organizations in California’s policy arena. The State NAACP office is in downtown Sacramento. She employs a small staff to advocate on key community issues. She believes that the NAACP is the constant voice for low income African Americans and students trapped in low performing schools. She is a member of the National Board of Directors of the NAACP.
Huffman is a business owner, President, and CEO of her consulting firm A.C. Public Affairs, Inc. (ACPA). ACPA is a California Corporation specializing in initiative campaigns, strategic public policy issues and grass roots organizing. ACPA founded in 1988 can proudly boast of many distinguished national and state clients.
Huffman, is an appointee of Governor Swarzenegger’s to the State Parks and Recreation Commission and the California Complete Count Committee for the 2010 Census. She is President of Future PAC, a National organization that supports the election of progressive African American women. She serves on the Board of the Center for Democratic Participation and is a member of the California Democratic Party Executive Committee and the Democratic National Committee. She also serves on the Help America Vote Advisory Committee and Wells Fargo Company Advisory Committee.
She graduated from UC Berkeley with honors in social and Cultural Anthropology and did extensive graduate work in University of Pennsylvania, U.C. Berkeley and USC. She is a member of Phi Beta Kappa. She has many distinguished awards and enjoys outstanding relations with state and national leaders.