Latisha Hazell, General Counsel & Parliamentarian
LATISHA HAZELL, General Counsel and Parliamentarian of the Greater Cincinnati NAAAHR currently serves as the Division Head of Workforce Management, for the City of Cincinnati and has been a dedicated public sector human resources professional for 18 years. Her experience also includes extensive experience leading human resources programs, initiatives, and managing teams of human resources professionals for various state agencies and departments, local municipalities, and the largest public-school district in Ohio. Latisha has designed, developed, and implemented a number of human resources models focused on building organizational talent through effective recruiting, hiring, and retention strategies.
Latisha also serves as the President of the Columbus Section of the National Council of Negro Women, Inc. (NCNW). Latisha is completing her second term and has been committed to leading, developing and advocating for programs and initiatives for women of African descent as they support their families and communities across Ohio for more than 10 years. Latisha has been so instrumental in rebuilding, reclaiming, and retaining the Columbus Section and all its members as both President and 2ND Vice President for the past 6 years. Latisha believes in building and encouraging a cultivating environment where independent thinking and inclusion are valued, and members are inspired to share their talents, skills, and abilities and this philosophy has made Latisha’s leadership so impactful that the section has achieved transformative results and continued growth and success. Latisha serves as the NCNW, Ohio State Coalition, Chair of the Bethune-Height Recognition Program, she is a Life Member, Bethune Achiever, and is the President- Elect of the Cincinnati Section of NCNW, Inc.
Latisha holds a Master of Business Administration and Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management from Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio. She is a Certified Professional Life Coach and Career Counselor and volunteers her time coaching high-school and college students by engaging students in self-discovery by offering direction, mentoring and support for their educational and professional development goals.
Latisha now resides in West Chester, Ohio, and is the mother of Dorian, a very active African- American male toddler, leader-in- training. Latisha takes all the education, training, professional and life experiences to pursue paths that allows her to continue to build a rich legacy.