Nina Amos

Trooper Nina Amos has been a life member of the National Association of Buffalo Soldiers for over twenty years and is the first woman elected as its National President in its history. She is also the President of the Denver, CO Chapter.

Additional Service to the Association:

  • Appointed by Past National President Derrick Davis as the first ever National Youth Coordinator, which became the Buffalo Soldiers Corp under Past National President Willie Edley.
  • After serving in this position for two years, she was elected as the National Secretary, a position which she held for six years,
  • Then, she was elected National 1st Vice President, the position she has served in for the last four years.
  • Among Trooper Amos’ many talents and services to the national association, she also serves as the national webmaster and is instrumental in keeping the association updated with the technology that serves its needs.
  • She was elected the past National Executive Director, overseeing the operations, partnerships, sponsorships, and fund-raising activities that maintain this association as an honored and viable official army unit.

The National 9th & 10th (Horse) Cavalry Association has recognized and presented her with numerous awards for her contributions and service to the association. In 2014, her chapter successfully hosted the 148th Annual Reunion Conference for the National 9th & 10th (Horse) Cavalry Association. For this reunion, she created the Hall of Honor, an educational display with biographies and photos that recognized and paid tribute to the 29 living “Original Buffalo Soldiers.” She designed the Buffalo Soldier Medal of Honor, which was presented to 17 living “Original Buffalo Soldiers” by their Jr. Troopers. The Hall of Honor has been displayed and seen at two other National Reunions.

Her organization was honored to create a Bronze Memorial Plaque with The State of Colorado to pay tribute to Trooper Cathay Williams, the only known “Female Buffalo Soldier.” This plaque hangs in the Trinidad Colorado State History Museum Memorial Garden in Trinidad, Colorado, the place where she lived and is believed to have died.

She represents and believes that the Buffalo Soldiers have truly given us “A Glorious Past and have Blazed a Brilliant Future” with their “Fierce Fighting Spirits” and the ultimate sacrifice of their lives that we can forever be proud of.

She holds two degrees in Computer Science and is a Computer Systems Engineer by profession with over 30 years of vast experience in the Information Technology arena. She has received numerous professional awards and is a published author with the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity.

She is the owner/CEO of Supreme Suppliers, LLC, a construction supply company that has been a state—and federal-certified minority, women-owned DBE Small Business since 2013. As a businesswoman, she understands the necessity of sound business practices to maintain and stay viable. She is part of Junior Achievement and instructs elementary students on financial awareness and responsibility.

Ms. Amos is a licensed and ordained Minister and serves in Ministry at Friendship Baptist Church of Christ Jesus in Denver, CO. She was the mother of one Son, Marquis, who passed away in 2015.