Executive Director - Elige Jones


Officers of the Board of Directors 2021-22

Freda Henderson, Chairperson   Richmond Chaney, Vice-Chairman           


Karen Henderson, Secretary           Bill C. Smith, Treasurer



Management Team

  • Ms. Kevin Allen, Board Liaison
  • Ms. Carolyn Patterson, Fiscal Manager
  • Ms. Janet Buckley, Head Start Director
  • Mr. Paul Clausell, IT/Compliance Coordinator
  • Mrs. Julia James, Administrative Assistant - Head Start
  • Ms. Linda Marshall, CSBG Manager
  • Mr. Harry McGadney, Website/Housing/Inventory Coordinator
  • Mr. Angelo Miller, Human Resources Manager
  • Mr. Tracy Rhodes, Director of Facilities, Operations and Transportation/Weatherization Coordinator
  • Ms. LaKeisha Williams, Certified ROMA Instructor

Board of Directors


  • Chairperson--Dr. Freda Henderson
  • Vice Chairperson — Reverend Richmond Chaney
  • Secretary—Mrs. Karen Henderson
  • Treasurer—Mr. Bill C. Smith  


Public Sector Representatives

  •  Commissioner Joseph Abston - Washington County Commission
  •  Mrs. Waynetta Grant-Black - City of Citronelle
  •  Mrs. Susan Haggerty - Mobile County Department of Human Resources
  •  Mrs. Karen Hansberry - City of Mobile/Mayor's Office
  •  Mrs. Karen Henderson  - City of Mt. Vernon
  •  Mr. Bill Smith - Mobile County Commission
  •  Mrs. Kelly Warren - Mobile County Health Department
  •  Mrs. Annie Williams - City of Prichard

Community Sector Representatives

  • Mrs. Brenda Barnes - Citronelle/Mt. Vernon Area V
  • Mrs. LeKeisha Breeden - MCA's Head Start Policy Council
  • Reverend Richmond Chaney - Washington County
  • Mrs. Marie James - Wilmer Area VI 
  • Mr. James LaGrave - South Brookley/Bayou LaBatre/South Mobile County Area
  • Mrs. Virginia Lockhart - Prichard/Plateau Area
  • Mrs. Joyce Mosley - Hillsdale Area VI
  • Mrs. Melvina Roberson - Northside Area

Private Sector Representatives

  • Dr. Lebaron Byrd - MOWA Indians
  • Dr. Freda Henderson—Mt. Vernon Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance
  • Dr. Monica Motley - MCPSS
  • Mr. Rodney Patrick - 100 Black Men of Greater Mobile
  • Mr. Cory Penn - Mighty Breakthrough Entertainment Company
  • Mrs. Mary Powell - Northside Check Exchange
  • Mrs. Michelle Stanfill - Autrey Greer & Sons