Executive Director - Elige Jones


Board Chairperson- Bill Smith

Management Team

  • Mrs. Emma Prince, Assistant Executive Director
  • Ms. Arnita Diamond, Special Projects Coordinator
  • Ms. Kevin Allen, Assistant to the Executive Director
  • Mrs. Yolanda Wheeler, Acting Fiscal Manager
  • Mrs. Janet Buckley, Head Start Director
  • Mr. Paul Clausell, IT/Compliance Coordinator
  • Mrs Julia James, Administrative Asst., Head Start
  • Mrs. Linda Marshall, CSBG Manager
  • Mr. Harry McGadney, Website/Housing/Inventory Coordinator
  • Mr. Angelo Miller, Human Resources Manager
  • Mr. Tim Reed, Operations Coordinator
  • Mr. Tracy Rhodes, Director of Facilities, Operations and Transportation/Weatherization Coordinator
  • Ms. LaKeisha Williams, Community Services Assistant

Board of Directors


  • Chairperson--Mr. Bill Smith
  • Vice Chairperson — Dr. Freda Henderson
  • Secretary—Mrs. Hazel Fournier
  • Treasurer—Mrs. Catherine Ward    


Public Sector Representatives

  •  Commissioner Joseph Abston - Washington County Commission
  •  Mr. Gerald Alfred--Mayor's Office, City of Prichard
  •  Ms. Mamie Allen—City of Citronelle
  •  Mrs Shayla Beaco-Mayor's Office City of Mobile
  •  Mrs. Stacey Blomgren - Mobile Counity Department of Human Resources
  •  Councilperson Ossia Edwards - Prichard City Council
  •  Mrs. Hazel Fournier - Mobile County Public Schools
  •  Councilperson Jeanette McGaskill  - Town of Mt. Vernon
  •  Mr. Bill Smith - Mobile County Commission


Low Income Sector Representatives

  • Mrs. Brenda Barnes--Mt. Vernon Area V
  • Reverend Richmond Chaney—Washington County
  • Ms. Keshia Edwards - Northside Area
  • Minister Mildred Horn—Wilmer Area VI 
  • Mrs. Velma Maharaj—Hillsdale Area VI 
  • Mrs. Bernadette Rothschild-- Maysville Area III
  • Ms. Ashley Tolbert—South Mobile County
  • Mrs. Eva Thompson—Citronelle Area V
  • Mrs. Catherine Ward—Prichard Area IV


Private Sector Representatives

  • Mr. Houston Cunningham - Regions Bank
  • Mrs. Leevones Fisher—Bay Area Coalition for Women
  • Dr. James Gordon—Alabama Pain & Injury Clinic
  • Mr. Willie Gray, Publisher, Call News
  • Dr. Freda Henderson—Mt. Vernon Ministerial Alliance
  • Mr. Rodney Lynch—MCA Head Start Policy Council
  • Reverend. James Marshall—Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance
  • Mrs. Michelle Parson—Mobile Area Education Foundation
  • Mr. James "Bo" White—PNC Bank