Jimisha Relerford, a Ph.D. candidate in English at Howard University, serves as the Project Manager for NCAS-M II. Ms. Relerford works directly with the Center Director to ensure the effective and timely accomplishment of award objectives, development of products and outcomes, and submission of required reports, including annual reports, monthly activity reports, and internal reports. As needed, Ms. Relerford acts on behalf of the Center Director and allocates 100% of her time to Center activities. Specifically, she is responsible for the daily operations of the NCAS-M II office, including management functions, budgetary functions, and programmatic functions involving NCAS-M II fellows. Further responsibilities include providing follow-up reports for major meetings and programmatic interactions and NCAS-M II priorities in event planning and scheduling.