Katina M. Semien was elected to serve as the 2016-2018 South Central Regional Director of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated in April 2016 at the 84th South Central Regional Conference. She is the 25th Alpha Kappa Alpha woman to serve in this position.
Ms. Semien is an attorney, motivational speaker and community advocate. A graduate of Southern University A&M College in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Ms. Semien received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science in 1997 and her Juris Doctorate from the Southern University A.A. Lenoir School of Law in 2000. She maintains a private law practice in Baton Rouge.
Ms. Semien has assiduously served the organization since her initiation into the Beta Psi Chapter at Southern University A&M College in 1996. She is currently a member of Gamma Eta Omega chapter where she has served as President, Vice-President and Graduate Advisor. In addition, she has served as President of their non-profit organization, The Ivy Foundation, Incorporated. Ms. Semien has also served the organization on both the Regional and International levels, including the International Heritage Committee and the International Nominating Committee.
Ms. Semien intends to continue to promote engagement and advocacy in South Central and to build on the singular mission of the organization, which is, Service to ALL Mankind!