Quincy Cummings

Quincy HeadshotQuincy Cummings is a native of Danville, Illinois. He attended Illinois State University where he graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations in 1999. He earned a Master’s Degree in Education Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Phoenix in 2010. Quincy is currently employed at State Farm Insurance as a Business Analyst.
Quincy joined the Bloomington-Normal Branch of NAACP in 2000 and became involved with the Legal Redress Committee. In 2003, Quincy took over the role of Treasurer and maintained that office until 2013. He continued to work on the Legal Redress Committee, and served as chairman of the committee from 2009 until 2013. He also served on the Scholarship Committee, and was chairman from 2005 until 2008. Quincy has also served on the Freedom Fund Committee, and he is currently the chairman of the Jail Committee. In 2013, Quincy became a Life Member of the NAACP, and in 2015 he became President of the Branch.
Quincy has also served the NAACP at the State Conference level. In 2007 he was tasked with reviving the Illinois State Conference Youth and College Division, and served as Advisor from 2007 until 2011. Under his leadership, the Illinois Youth and College Division saw tremendous growth. Quincy returned to the Youth and College Division as Advisor from 2013 to 2015.
Quincy’s community involvement includes Minority and Police Partnership (MAPP) for which he is a charter member. Quincy has served as a board member of the University of Illinois Extension Council and Ecology Action Center.
Quincy was the recipient of the Bloomington-Normal Human Relations Commission Martin Luther King Community Service Award in 2013, and he currently serves as a Commissioner on the Town of Normal Human Relations Commission. IN 2014, Quincy was awarded the Bloomington-Normal NAACP Roy Wilkins Award for his service to the Branch.
Quincy and his wife, Chemberly, reside in Normal.

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