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Accolades & Honors

Anette Nance (SOC WK ’20) Named to Governor’s Advisory Commission on African American Affairs

Master of Social Work Alumna Anette Nance (SOC WK ’20) has been sworn in as commissioner on Gov. Wolf’s Advisory Commission on African American Affairs (GACAAA).

The commission was established in 2015 to serve as the commonwealth’s advocate agency for the African American community in Pennsylvania. GACAAA’s mission is to ensure that state government is accessible and accountable by advising the governor on policies, procedures, legislation and regulations. The group also works to expand and enhance the civic, social, educational, cultural and economic status of the African American community.

During graduate school, Nance was president of Pitt Vets and a finalist for student veteran of the year by Student Veterans of America. She is currently a project manager in Pitt’s Office of Child Development. 

Read more about the commission and Nance’s leadership.