Certifications

2009           National Master Team Trainer Mental Health First Aid

2012           QPR Gatekeeper Trainer, QPR Institute

2009            State-wide Trainer Cultural Competency Train the Trainer

2007            Developing Culturally Responsive Systems in Health Care Organization, University of Minnesota

2005            Certified Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Instructor, Crisis Prevention Institute

2003             Certificate of Ordination, Church of God In Christ Inc.

Professional Development


2001             Excellence in Community Service Series, The Education and Development Office of City of Kansas City

2000            Certificate of Achievement for Successful Completion of Tools for Trainers Workshop, The Education and

                    Development Office of City of Kansas City

1999            National Service Supervisory Skills Training Workshop, The National Crime Prevention Council

1998           National Service Mentoring Workshop, The National Crime Prevention Council

Affiliations, Appointments and Awards

2015 - Present       Board Member, NAMI St. Louis


​2014 - 2015            University of Missouri Equity Resolution Hearing Panelist (Representative UMSL)


​2014 -2015             Co-chair of the UMSL Chancellors Cultural Diversity Council sub-committee


2015-Present         Member, Resilience Coalition, Ferguson, Missouri

2012-2015             Adult Advisory Board Member, Behavioral Health Network, St. Louis, Missouri

2012                        Peace and Justice Award, Central Baptist Theological Seminary

2009- Present        Board Member, Joshua Tent Ministries

2010-Present        Board President, Future Leaders Outreach Network

2000-2004             Lee A. Tolbert Community Academy School Board Member

1997-1998            Metropolitan Community Colleges Youth Development Certificate  Committee in collaboration with

                               Youth Net

1997-1998         Washington Wheatley Neighborhood Task Force Appointed by Councilwoman Mary Williams-Neal