Angela Stevens

3rd Vice President, President NAACP Colorado Springs, Rocky Mountain NAACP State Conference CO-MT-WY

Angela N. Stevens – a long time leader in the NAACP was elected for her first term as the Colorado Springs Branch President in Nov. 2020 making her only the 4th woman to serve in this role in the more than 100-year history of the local branch. President Stevens is now in her second term as the Unit 4001 turns 105 years old.

A Licensed Professional Counselor, employed by the Colorado Dept. of Corrections, President Stevens is known and respected for her unwavering pursuit of civil rights and social justice in our community and for her strong knowledge of NAACP policy, procedure, and advocacy.

“My goal is to help restore the Colorado Springs Branch to its role as the premiere civil rights organization in our community,” said President Stevens. “I want people of color and others who care about, and are affected by, justice – or the lack of it — to know that we are here and continuing the work that so many freedom fighters before us started.

President Stevens is a former Secretary of the NAACP Colorado Springs Branch (2007—2011) and a former Secretary of the NAACP Colorado Montana Wyoming State Conference (2008 — 2011). She served for many years as Co-Chair of the Education Committee for the Branch and has been a key planner for NAACP events from Jubilee Day to Founders Day to the annual Freedom Fund Gala event. She has previously served the Branch as a Voting Delegate to the NAACP National Convention and NAACP Midwest Region IV Convention.

A native of Lakewood, NJ, President Stevens obtained a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Georgian Court College, later renamed Georgian Court University (Class of 1995). After college she joined the United States Army serving from March 1996 – March 2002 and attaining the rank of E5 (Sergeant). She decided to make Colorado Springs her home. She returned to school in 2003 to obtain her graduate degree in Educational Counseling MA Ed. from the University of Phoenix. Since then, she has worked in school systems, community health centers, and in acute treatment units, working with people who suffer from chronic mental illness.

President Stevens is the owner / operator of Thinking It Through Counseling Services, LLC. Her community support and civic engagement in the Colorado Springs area also includes Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated – Iota Beta Omega Chapter where she served two terms as President, three terms as Vice President and one term as Ivy Leaf Reporter and term as the Mid – Western Region Information Officer over her 16 years with the organization. She currently serves as Secretary of the Dr. James Sauls Foundation (2009 – Present), and as Secretary of the Association of Black Psychologists, Denver – Rocky Mountain Chapter (2022 – Present).