Leadership in PCPBA

Our leadership team is committed to doing the work within the local community to uphold the principles and values of the Paul C. Perkins Bar Association.

By being a part of our leadership team, you’re not only serving the organization, but you’re also serving the futures of African American legal professionals in the Central Florida area. 

2021-2022 Board of Directors

Benjamin C. Garcia, Esq.


Ashley R. Wright, Esq.


Jared A. Brooks, Esq.

Immediate Past President

Ayana K. Barrow, Esq.


Annie L. Blanc, Esq.


Lisa G. Harvey, Esq.


Anika N. Boyce, Esq.

At-Large Member

Ryan A. Fletcher, Esq.

General Counsel

Orlando Sheppard, Esq.

At-Large Member

Jennell R. Loper, Esq.


Committee Chairs

Community Engagement Committee Chair:

Ashley Dunbar, Esq.

Responsible for coordinating community service events consistent with the mission of the organization and the priorities of the Executive Board.

Youth Outreach Committee Chair

Tanika Bango Cooper, Esq.

Responsible for planning, coordinating and overseeing all youth related activities and events sponsored by the organization.

Special/Social Events Committee Chair

Lisa G. Harvey, Esq.

Responsible for planning, coordinating and overseeing all PCPBA social and member events, including the Annual Judicial Reception.

Social Media/Communications Committee Chair

Natasha Lias, Esq.

Responsible for managing the organization’s website, media outreach, event marketing, and social media presence.

Sponsorship/Fundraising Committee Chair

Ayana K. Barrow, Esq.

Responsible for leading the Board in efforts to seek funds necessary to carry out the mission of the organization.

Scholarship Committee Chair

Jennell Loper, Esq. 

Responsible for organizing the organization’s annual law student scholarship initiative and making award recommendations to the Executive Board.

Law Student Mentorship Committee Chair

Orlando Sheppard, Esq. & Annie Blanc, Esq.

Responsible for implementing programs designed to foster meaningful relationships between attorney members and local law students.

Membership Committee Chair

Anika N. Boyce, Esq.

Responsible for maintaining membership relations.

10 Plus Committee Chair

Responsible for planning events/meetings for attorneys practicing more than 10 years.