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Board of Directors


Paul Spense, BS

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Dusti Conner, BS


Read her bio here.

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Brittany Jones, MSSW, MA

Vice Chair

Read her bio here.

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Thandika "Starr" Harper-Hicks Wilson, MBA


Read her bio here.

Boots on the Ground Crew

Board of Advisors


Lisa Daniels

Ig: @drlisadaniels

Sports Psychotherapist at Howard University


Chrissy Donald

Graduate Student at James Madison University 
Adult Education & Human Resource Development Program

Special Projects Developer

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Anastacio Basil Marin, PhD

Harrisonburg City Schools Equity & Community Engagement

Former School Principal, Metro Atlanta Georgia
Founder, Equity Elevation, LLC.

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Sylvia L. Quinton, Esq, EdD, CRA


President, Strategic Community Services, Inc.

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Donnie H. Waters, MSIM

Donnie H. Waters Consulting


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Martha Diaz 


Founder, Chief Curator & Operations Officer,

Hip-Hop Education Center​



Timothy D. Jones

Founder, Techniques4Learning, LLC
Chief Visionary Offic
er, HipHopEd

YPCI Director of Youth Operations

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Lisa Missenda 


Founder, CEO, Lisa Koubou

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Larry M. Rogers, MEd, QMHP

Board Chairman, Community Transformers Foundation
Former Mayor, Harrisonburg, VA

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