The NAACP National Board of Directors elected Lamell McMorris as one of the Board's youngest and newest members on Saturday, February 18, 2012. The election took place at the 103rd NAACP Annual Meeting at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City.
"I am both humbled and honored to be elected to the NAACP National Board of Directors. This great organization has been at the forefront of all civil rights organizations for more than a century, and is continuing to advocate each day for the political, educational, social, and economic equality rights of all people," said McMorris. "I am excited to be part of the leadership that will shape policy for the NAACP, and continue the fight in eliminating discrimination in our nation and throughout the world."