Chantelle S. Yancy, Executive Director
Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, Chantelle Yancy holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and English, a Master’s Degree in Social Justice and is a PhD Candidate; working toward a degree in Public Policy and Administration. She also has two and a half years of law school educational experience. Chantelle is a devoted wife and mother of two boys: Mark III and Malcolm David. She is actively involved in her community and has been for over 25 years. A member of several service organizations and national honor’s societies; Chantelle is a servant leader and a tireless change agent. She is a member of Solomon’s Cathedral, COOLJC where she serves as the Co-Director of the Youth and Education Department. Professionally, she has over 10 years’ experience working with nonprofits in areas of management, educational awareness, organizational development, and advocacy; coupled with four years working as a legal assistant and six years working in higher education. She joined MCHR in December of 2018 as the Annual Dinner Fundraising Coordinator and transitioned into the role of Executive Director in November 2021. In her downtime, Chantelle enjoys spending quality time with family, writing, and occasionally traveling to study history and culture around the world.