Dr. Patricia Fasono Secretary

Earned her Doctorate of Education, Master Degree in Spanish, in Social Work, and in Pastoral Counseling. Also she has a Secondary Spanish teaching certification, a Clinical Social Worker Licensure. and a Praxis Teaching Certification in Spanish and Italian. She has served in the Army and worked with teenage pregnancy, physical and sexual abuse and eating disorders. She has participated in treatment delivery for at risk bilingual youth and their families.

Zimmerrette Williams-Vice President:

Has over two years of experience in education as a kindergarten teacher and previously served in the United States Army. She has a love and concern for all people. She has experience and enjoys working with various charity organizations , along with food banks. She volunteers in the public high school to help encourage and empower the youth. She believes that if you never attempt to make a change, change will never come.

La Donna Harris-Founder

Over eight years as a high school Guidance Counselor and over fifteen years of documented success in the areas of Education and Therapeutic/Career counseling. She is an Adjunct Professor of Psychology at a local college. She has a Masters of Education in Counseling Psychology and currently in her final stage of her Doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology. She is  a Licensed Professional Counselor. Mrs. Harris is an author of two books and a play-writer and has produced two plays.

Carolyn D. Purnell- Treasure:

Over 15 years experience in Accounting. She has a  Bachelor in  Business Administration for Accounting. She is currently employed as a Budget Analyst for the Army and is on the Finance Committee at GVCC. She enjoys volunteering and loves to make a difference in young people lives.

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Joseph Harris President

Over 25 years of experience as a enlisted service member. He has a Master Degree in Business and a Bachelor Degree in Government. He is an author of 5 Christian self-help books. Pastor and Fonder of a non-denomination church. He has volunteered and worked in several organizations within the community such as prison ministry and  providing counseling to wounded Vets and spouses