Meet the Board of Directors



Greta Stakely-Humphrey


Greta is an East Tech graduate of ‘73’. She served two years on the High Stepper Squad and was awarded the Martha Holden Jennings Scholarship Award.  In 1977 Greta received a Bachelors of Liberal Arts Degree from Bowling Green State University where she focused on three areas of study (Education, Psychology and Sociology).  Beginning her career with the Ohio Department of Children Services (Certified Facilitator), she served nine years as a facilitator of a residential facility (Jones Home).   In 1986, Greta moved on to the Cleveland’s Board of Education where she held various positions servicing students and parents (Department of Transportation, Office of Attendance/CMSD Representative-Juvenile Court and Youth Employment Services).  She is currently serving the District with the Office of Student Hearings & Appeals, CMSD District Hearing Officer where she ensures due process rights of students and conduct hearings with students who violate the student code of conduct. In addition, she is a founding member of the BGSU Cuyahoga Black Alumni Chapter where she served two years as the corresponding secretary and founding member and Vice President of the East Tech Class of ‘73 Scholarship/Reunion Committee.  Greta is happily married to an East Tech Alumnus, Joseph Humphrey ET ‘66, and they have five wonderful children (Justine, Josh, Jason, Jamel and Jermaine) and three grandchildren (Nautica, Janell and Anyia).


David O'Neal
Vice President

David is a graduate of East Tech Class of 1973 and is thrilled to be considered for a part of the new structuring of the East Tech Alumni Association. He is very excited about being a vital part in this program. As Vice President of the East Tech Alumni Association he brings to the table Experience, Knowledge, Hard Worker Attitude, Commitment, Dedication, Humility, and a very fun loving Positive Attitude. With these Qualities and the support from all of you and the Committee Members David plans on taking The East Tech Alumni Association to the next level of Visibility and Strength.  Currently David is the Fundraiser Co-Chairperson & Scholarship Review Team Class of 73,Vice President of the Blue Goose Skating Club, and retired after 32yrs. with Ford Motor Co. Brookpark Ohio.  David is married to his wonderful wife Zorida O'Neal.  He has two sons Ramon & Devin, two daughters Danita & Taylor and four grandchildren.


Patrice Boyd

Patrice was born December 15, 1961. She graduated from East Tech in 1980. Out of 385 students Patrice ranked #39 in her class. She has two children, Christopher and Brittani'. Patrice worked for a small accounting firm for 27yrs.


Brenda Pope
Business Manager

Brenda graduated from East Tech  in 1973 where she was an Office Worker.  She participated in Student Council, Hi-Steppers (President), and the Gospel Choir.  Brenda  was the proud recipient of the Martha Holden Jennings Scholarship Award. She attended Bowling Green State University where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree.  Brenda continued her education at Cleveland State University where she received her Masters of Public Administration Degree (Management). She is a founding member and President of the ET Class of 1973 Reunion Planning Committee.  Brenda is the Business Manager and a life time member of the ET High Alumni Association.  Brenda is also a founding member and past Vice-President, and current Secretary of the Cuyahoga County Black Alumni Association of  BGSU. Her hobbies include:  traveling, calligraphy, and photography. Brenda’s favorite Bible verse is “ Through Christ all things are possible.”


Delores Gray

Delores graduated from East Tech in 1973. She joined the Class of 1973 Committee in 1990 where she is currently the Treasurer and member of the Fundraising Committee. In addition she is the Reunion Assistance Chairperson. She is very supportive of her class and enjoys every minute she has spent representing the ET Alumni Association. She received her degree from Tri-C in 1975. Delores has one son and two grandchildren.


Veronica Randle
Public Relations
Veronica graduated with the ET class of '73. She attended Tri-C from 1974 until 1976. She is a member of the Ward 5 Democratic club. Veronica has one son



Charlie Randle-Pride
Web Master

Charlie R. Pride is a proud member of the East Tech Class of 1975. After graduating from East Tech, Charlie attended Cuyahoga Community College, Metro Campus. She received her B.S. Degree in Human Services from the University of Phoenix in 2004. Charlie is married to Dr. Albert Pride, Jr. a fellow classmate from the class of 1969. Charlie and her husband are both ordained ministers, and have served in ministry for more than ten years. 

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Dwight Bell graduated from East Tech in 1960. After high school, Dwight joined the United States Air Force.  He served in Vietnam from 1963-64. He was discharged from the service as a Staff Sergeant 1966. He married in 1961, and has two lovely daughters, LaTanya and Chante. Dwight received his Associate Degree in Electrical Technology in 1968 from Cuyahoga Community College and received his BA in Marketing from Cleveland State University. Dwight was one of the founding members and President of the ET Alumni Association in 1981.  He was employed with General Electric for 32 years.

Edith Sellers graduated from East Tech in June of 1960. She attending Bowling Green State University and Cuyahoga Community College –Metro Campus. Mrs.Sellers was employed with the Cleveland Municipal School District from Sept. 1968 thru June 1997. Mrs. Sellers chaperoned after school activities,coached the girls Softball and Highsteppers Team. In addition, she was a founding member of the East Tech Alumni Association and workedas a Juvenile Court Liaison.

Michael Poindexter graduated from East Tech June 11, 1960.  He was born June 11, 1942. Michael is currently employed in Sales.

Kenneth White graduated from East Tech in 1960 where he was Vice President of his class. He retired from the Postal Service after 31 years.

Fred Chapman graduated from East Tech in 1960. He retired from General Motors. His hobbies include CB radio and photography

Veronica Jackson graduated from East Tech in January 1960. She joined the Women’s Army Corp in 1961 and was discharged August 1963 as a Specialist 4th Class with an Honorable Discharge. Later she married and traveled around the United States. Veronica has two sons and two granddaughters. She retired from the Federal government in January 2001. Presently she is the usher's president at Peace Baptist Church. Veronica is also a member of the ICUA (Usher’s Union) and a member of Education Committee.