Hilaire Armstrong serves as the 2015-2016 Southern Regional Chair for National Black Law Students Association (“NBLSA”). In this role, she oversees all business and activities of the Southern Region, which includes the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Puerto Rico. Ms. Armstrong is a native of Birmingham, Alabama. She graduated Cum Laude from Samford University, where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree with a double major in Political Science and Spanish. While at Samford University, Ms. Armstrong served as the President of the Omicron Mu Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, a Political Science Department Ambassador, Vice President of the NPHC Council, and Head Manager of the Samford Women’s Basketball team. Ms. Armstrong also excelled academically by being on the Dean’s List and joining Order of Omega, Phi Sigma Alpha, and Gamma Sigma Alpha. Ms. Armstrong was also voted the “Emerging Young Leader” by the Samford University Greek Community. Upon graduation, she became an intern in the Alabama State Senate for the 2013 Legislative Session working with Senator Vivian Figures and the Democratic Caucus.