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The Links, Incorporated is an international, not-for-profit corporation, established in 1946. The membership consists of 16,000 professional women of color in 288 chapters located in 42 states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, and London, England.

The members of The Links, Incorporated are influential decision makers and opinion leaders who have made a difference in their communities and the world.  They are business and civic leaders, role models, mentors, activists, educators, and volunteers.  Learn more

The Tacoma (WA) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated was chartered in 1966, and the chapter celebrated its 50th anniversary on October 19, 2016.


President: Mentha Hynes-Wilson

Vice President: Kay Wilson-Kirby

Recording Secretary: Gina Youngblood Hatcher

Corresponding Secretary: Christina Abby

Financial Secretary: Barbara Jean Lane

Treasurer: Denita Harden-Patton

Parliamentarian: Iris Williams-West


59 for the Future: Frances Davis

2020 Vision Ambassador:  Frances Davis

Archives & History:  Anne Wade

Audit: Christine Turner

Bylaws: Stephanie Williams

Ethics & Standards: Sharon Freeman

Finance: Mary Green

Fund Development: Sharon Freeman

Hospitality: Mary Green

Inspirational Leaders: Joan Ray

Membership: Kay Wilson-Kirby

Nominating: LaTonja Hunter

Organizational Effectiveness: Kasaundra Moody

Program: Lisa Shyne

Protocol: Iris West

Public Relations/Communications: LaTonja Hunter

Retreat Planning: Frances Davis

Rituals & Ceremonies: Mary Green

Scholarship: Christine Turner

Strategic Planning: Kimberly Green

Technology: Gina Youngblood Hatcher