Memberships and Affiliations

▪ Marion Barry Jr. Legacy Foundation—Established in 2017, a nonprofit organization to protect, preserve and promote the legacy and contributions of Marion Barry, Jr.

▪ National Association of Minority Contractors—Established in 1969, a nonprofit trade association to address the needs and concerns of minority contractors. Major focus on construction industry concerns of African Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans and Native Americans. Ms. Styles serves as National Board Member.

▪ National Association of Minority Contractors—Washington, DC Metropolitan Area Chapter (NAMC-WMAC) the local advocacy group for minority contractors in Washington, DC, Maryland and Northern Virginia which has assisted in creating forums to expose minority contractors to the vast amount of construction planned or underway in the Washington Metropolitan Area. Ms. Styles serves as the Chapter President.

▪ American Contract Compliance Association – Established in 1986 to ensure equitable employment and contracting practices within the public and private sectors; provides support of affirmative action, contract compliance, equal employment and human rights enforcement.

▪ Prince George’s County Financial Services Corporation (FSC First), a premier lender of non-traditional financing for small and minority-owned businesses throughout the State of Maryland. Currently serve on the Board of Director to help guide access to creative, flexible and innovative financing to eligible businesses.

▪ Friends of the Anacostia Community Museum, a part of the Smithsonian’s Anacostia Community Museum which was established in 1967 is a cultural anchor in the Ward 8 community. The “Friends” provides financial and community support to the museum; hosts private exhibitor tours, participation in VIP events and assist to attract new audiences to exhibitions and programs. Ms. Styles serves a member of the “Friends.”

▪ Anacostia Coordinating Council is a 30 year volunteer consortium of organizations and individuals involved with the revitalization of Anacostia and its adjacent neighborhoods. Ms. Styles serves on the 75-member Board of Directors.

▪ Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), established to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. Ms. Styles serves as a sponsor of “Light the Night Walk” to involve local residents and businesses in raising funds and awareness of blood cancer research.

▪ Children of Mine Youth Center, a volunteer-based after school program dedicated to providing a clean safe haven for youth across the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area. Ms. Styles spearheads volunteer support to conduct repairs to the building and contributions of food, clothing, furniture and equipment in support of the program initiatives.

▪ The Phelps Foundation, Inc. for the newly modernized Phelps Architecture, Construction and Engineering High School, which will prepare students for higher education and careers in the construction industry. The Phelps Foundation coordinates industry partners, stakeholders and the community to provide technical, legal and financial assistance to benefit students and programs at Phelps. Ms. Styles served as a Founding Member and President of the Phelps Foundation, Inc.

▪ Virginia Mega Projects Community Resource Board (CRB) whose mission is to provide support and assistance to VA Megaprojects to include serving as a vehicle for community outreach, identifying community resources, assisting with the recruiting of businesses and employees, and disseminating information on contract opportunities to Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) and Small, Women-and Minority-owned (SWaM) vendors.

▪ Washington Development Industry Council (WDIC) with a mission to increase the size, scope and scale of certified business enterprises in the real estate development, architecture and engineering and construction industries through sustainable growth.

▪ Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, the official partner to the National Park Service that provides concerts and performance programming within the Park. Ms. Styles serves as a member of Wolf Trap to provide cultural opportunities to residents of the community.

▪ National Democratic Club, founded in 1953 by former members of the Truman administration as a membership organization dedicated to advancing the party principles in a social atmosphere. Members include White House Officials, members of the House and Senate, executive branch officials, senior hill staff, and representatives of business, labor and political organizations. Ms. Styles served on the Board of Governors to assist with managing the policies and procedures regarding the management and operation of the Club.

▪ Ward 8 Economic Development Council which plans and facilitates the Annual Ward 8 Economic Development Summit. The Summit is designed to provide the Ward 8 community a comprehensive overview of development projects planned or under construction in Ward 8.

▪ Recognized as one of the “Top 100 Minority Business Enterprise Award” recipient in 2007 and 2013. The Award program hosted by Governor Martin O’Malley’s Office of Minority Business Affairs, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

▪ Served on Washington Suburban Sanitation Commission Minority Business Task Force, Laurel, MD to review their newly-revised Small, Local Minority Business Enterprise Program.