Bachelor of Science in Community Health Education 2001

Niakeya Jones Cooper serves as executive director of the Robeson County Housing Authority. She provides leadership for all aspects of the housing authority's operations including administration, management, strategic development, and financial control.

Prior to joining RCHA in February 2017, she served as the Health Education Division director for the Robeson County Department of Public Health for nearly 15 years. In that capacity, Cooper established several partnerships and programs for the county. She managed a portfolio of projects aimed at addressing the social determinants of health to reduce health inequities.