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I am Odessa Lefrancois and it is with great honor and humility that I assume the role of President at the East County Branch of the NAACP. Recognizing the significant challenges ahead in our ongoing quest for justice, equity, and the eradication of systemic racism, I am eager to dedicate myself to serving both you and our community.


I extend a warm invitation to all our members to actively engage in this crucial endeavor. Your participation is invaluable, as we strive to amplify your voices and address the pressing issues and concerns within our community. Together, let us unite in this noble cause.


Warm Regards,

Odessa Lefrancois 



Drawing from her extensive firsthand experiences as both a resident and a county employee, Odessa's commitment to addressing systemic challenges is evident. Her tenure is marked by resilience and determination, as she spearheads initiatives to advocate for the well-being of all community members. With a dual perspective as both a dedicated county employee and an engaged community member, Odessa brings a unique and insightful approach to her leadership role.


Odessa's journey towards community leadership was shaped by her distinguished service in the United States Navy, where she served honorably for 21 years. Guided by principles of duty and service instilled during her military career, she continues to strive for positive change in her community. Holding a Bachelor's degree in Organizational Leadership and Management from Chapman University, Odessa remains dedicated to lifelong learning and continuous improvement. As a devoted mother, proud Navy veteran, and esteemed community leader, she embodies the values of integrity, compassion, and service. Residing in Antioch with her husband, Louis, Odessa remains deeply committed to making a meaningful difference in the lives of others, both within her community and beyond.

Odessa Lafrancois, an unwavering advocate for social justice and equity, currently presides as President of the East County Branch of the NAACP. With over two decades residing in East Contra Costa County and more than 16 years serving in county health services, she champions tirelessly for equality and fairness. Her leadership, grounded in integrity and compassion, aims to amplify marginalized voices and foster positive community change.

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