Tekia Smith (President)
Tekia, a native of Miami, Florida, is a graduate of Howard University where she received her Master of Divinity Degree. She also received her Bachelor of Science Degree from her alma mater in Biology. She has a love for the sciences and health. Tekia has several mandates from God and one of her mandates is to teach others how to tap in to the presence and supernatural power of God through prayer and biblical principles.
Anna Whigham (Vice-President)
Anna Whigham is a registered nurse of 18 years. Currently, she is employed by Emory Healthcare in Georgia. She received her A.S. Degree in Nursing from Miami Dade Community College. Anna was married to W. Frank Whigham for 32 years until his passing in 2011. Anna was born and raised in Miami, Florida and currently lives in McDonough, Georgia since 2008. She has 2 daughters and 4 grandkids who are the love of her life.
Tawana N Randall (Event Coor)
A native of Miami, Florida, Tawana is an entrepreneur on the move. She received her Masters Degree in Human Resource Management from Walden University. She is the founder of TNR Business Services, a business that assists individuals and businesses with their administrative needs. Tawana, also, has a niche for conference and event planning. Currently, she is employed at Emory University. Most of all, Tawana is a loving and compassionate mother of two.
Mrs. Nikhol B. Jackson, LPC, MFT
Mrs. Jackson has an immense passion for children and families. Upon graduating from high school she attended the University of Georgia and in 2001 graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in psychology. She obtained her Master’s degree in counseling psychology from the University of West Alabama in 2007, and later completed an add on certificate in School Guidance Counseling through the University of West Alabama as well.
Debborah Ingram Bozeman was born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida but currently lives in Jonesboro, Ga. She has been a resident of Georgia for eight years. She is an employee of the Social Security Administration were she has worked for more than 28 years. She is also founder of REBUILD Families, Inc. This organization is located in Jonesboro, GA. She enjoys working and assisting wherever there is a need and looks forward to helping H.O.P.E For Communities reach its goals.
Tracy, a native of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida is a graduate of Howard University where she obtained her Master of Divinity Degree. She has received countless of awards and recognitions for her athletic and academic gifting throughout her life. She is a minister at First Iconium Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia. Currently, Tracy is in medical school at Mercer University.
Tiffani Page (Treasurer)
Tiffani Page is an alumnus of Florida Agriculture & Mechanical University (Bachelor of Science) & Florida Atlantic University (Master of Accounting) and a financial oriented professional. She currently works as an Accountant with the Public Housing & Community Department of Miami-Dade County in the Finance Division. As a member of St James AME Church of Miami, Inc, she serves as a Youth Ministry Leader , Liaison to the Dance, Mime & Drama Ministry, Steward, Youth Bible Study teacher & much more.
Charisse Woods-Burrell (Secretary)
Charisse is a native of Orange, New Jersey. She is a graduate of Howard University and she has a Master of Divinity Degree. Currently, she is a funeral director and an embalmer licensed in five different states. In addition, she is the pastor of Shiloh A.M.E. Church in East St. Louis, Illinois and Fresh Start Outreach Ministries in Lovejoy, Illinois. She is married to the love of her life, Devione Burrell. Her favorite scripture is “to whom much is given, much is required”.