Advisory Board

The Project Healthy Grandparent’s Community Advisory Board is comprised of individuals who are uniquely qualified to advise on the needs of intergenerational families. This diverse group of people represents both the population served and key service providers. General responsibilities of Advisory Board members include:

  • Sharing resources that will benefit the grandparents and grandchildren;
  • Counseling staff on Project Healthy Grandparent’s operations and delivery of services; and
  • Participating in planning sessions to assist in the strategic development of Project Healthy Grandparent.

Melanie Bassarab
Integrated Sales Manager
Xerox Corporation

Linda Bressler
Special Advocate for Children

Doris J. Dickens, LMSW
Director of Social Services
Gate City Day Nursery Association

Sharon Hicks
Executive Vice President
Pharmacy Home Delivery, LLC

Richard Horder, Esq.
Kazmarek Geiger & Laseter, LLC

Betty Jefferson
Project Healthy Grandparents, Alumna

Leonard Jenkins
LJ Advisors, LLC

Emanuel Jones
State Senator, District 10
and Owner, Legacy Ford Mercury

Lovell O. Lemons, M.Ed.
Office of Civic Engagement
Georgia State University

Jacqueline Plair-Rushin
Director of Global Deployment and Corporate Services
InterContinental Hotels Group

Gloria Smith
Project Healthy Grandparents, Alumna

Evonne Yancey
Evonne Yancey Consulting