The Dred Scott Heritage Foundation
Board of Directors 


Mr. Anthony Clair


Mr. William Federer

Mr. William Federer
Mr. William Federer is a nationally known speaker, best-selling author, and president of Amerisearch, Inc., a publishing company dedicated to researching America's noble heritage.

Ms. Yvette Goods

Vett Goods
Vett Goods is a volunteer at the Dred Scott Heritage Foundation focusing on fundraising and volunteer development. 'The Safety Lady' is an outreach safety
instructor in general industry, construction and data breach mitigation and ID restoration.

Rev. Nicholas Inman

Nicholas W. Inman is an American philanthropist. He was elected to public office in Marshfield, Missouri in 2005, making him the youngest Alderman in the nation.  In 2006, he became a minister at the Elkland United Methodist Church in Elkland, Missouri.  In 2006, Inman founded the Marshfield Cherry Blossom Festival. This was following spearheading a city wide campaign to plant cherry blossoms throughout his hometown. In the same year he founded The National First Families Library and Museum, a national museum and library that honors the lives of each President and their family members.

Mrs. Lynne M. Jackson

Mrs. Lynne Jackson Mrs. Lynne M. Jackson is the President and Founder of The Dred Scott Heritage Foundation.  She is a great-great granddaughter of Dred and Harriet Scott of the Dred Scott Decision, 1857.  The foundation's goal is to promote the commemoration, education, and reconciliation of our histories with an eye towards helping to heal the wounds of the past.   She established the Dred Scott Reconciliation Forum, consisting of active descendants of civil rights icons and freedom fighters.  They are called The Sons and Daughters of Reconciliation.

Ms. Donna Kimbrough

Professor David Konig

Professor David KonigProfessor David Thomas Konig is Professor of History and Professor of Law at Washington University in St. Louis.  He is a nationally and internationally recognized expert in American legal history, specializing in the history of civil rights, civil liberties, race relations, and federalism.

Ms. Peggy Lewis LeCompte

Peggy Lewis LeCompte, 10th National
President of Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc., meeting planner, PR and Marketing Consultant, newspaper columnist, nationally known speaker and workshop presenter, former television host, has serves on numerous national, regional and local boards, is recognized nationally for her volunteer service and leadership.

Mr. Dred Scott Madison

Mr. Dred Madison is currently a member of the Air Traffic Control staff at Randolph AFB, Texas.  He serves as the Global Procedures Design Manager responsible for designing and constructing aircraft instrument approach and departure procedures.  He is retired from the Air Force.  Dred is a great-great grandson of Dred and Harriet Scott.

Mrs. Chanin Paxton

Mrs. Chanin Paxton
Mrs. Chanin Paxton is a volunteer at the Dred Scott Heritage Foundation. She serves as Administrative Assistant, Secretary, and Treasurer. Chanin has been with the Foundation since May 2007 and has over 20 years' experience as an administrative assistant.

Minister Brenda Young

Minister Brenda Young is a vocational consultant in private practice. She is involved in the prayer movement in the St Louis region including leading the St Louis City National Day of Prayer, and Apostolic Women-USA, participant in Global Move of Prayer and Ministers Prayer Network, Licensed Professional Counselor.