SEMC is excited to announce Quantia Mills Fletcher as the 2022 Annual Meeting Keynote Speaker. The keynote conversation will incorporate the 2022 confernece theme, Exhibiting Change.
A native New Orleanian, Quantia M. Fletcher, affectionately known as “Key” makes it her mission to ensure that the beauty, value, and significance of the Arkansas African American experience is curated and celebrated both far and wide.
She currently serves as the Director of Mosaic Templars Cultural Center (“MTCC”), Little Rock, Arkansas, after serving eight years as Deputy Director. Key joined MTCC prior to its opening in 2008 and has helped develop MTCC into the only state-funded Black history museum in Arkansas. She has been at the forefront of guiding the museum to become nationally accredited in 2020. A distinction of which only 1% of museums hold nationally.
Director Fletcher’s passion for preserving the Black experience spans over 18 years of service in history, cultural studies, and museums. Her career also includes work for the U.S. Department of Interior with the National Park Service.
She is a member of Leadership Greater Little Rock Class XXX.; serves on several boards and organizations, including Chairperson of the Greater Little Rock Organizing Committee, Historian of the Greater Little Rock Chapter of Jack and Jill, President of LISA West PTO, and the Arkansas Black Philanthropy Collaborative. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Masters in English: Folklife and Southern Culture from Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana.
Key Fletcher is a wife, mom, and entrepreneur. In her spare time, she enjoys physical activities with her family and meal preparation.
The Keynote Address will take place at the Rogers Convention Center on Wednesday, October 26 at 9AM CST following the SEMC Annual Business Meeting. The 2022 Keynote will be live-streamed and available for all SEMC members to view online in real time.