Board of Trustees
President and Trustee
Tre has worked in the non-profit industry for over 20 years with programs related to healthcare, education, foster care and adoption, community service, and arts and culture. In addition to working at one of the largest science institutions in the country, she serves on other non-profit boards, and is an entrepreneur. She earned a BS in Business Administration and MBA degree in Marketing.
Tre values service and is committed to making a difference in the lives of others. This Chicago native is also a wife and mother.
Chair of the Board
With over 20 years of experience in educating, developing and coaching adults in various industries - telecommunications, military, corporate, government administration and non-profit - Lametra is passionate about all forms of wellness and development.
Case in point, Lametra is the Director of Learning and Development for two organizations; and she earned a Master of Science degree in Human Resources Training & Development with an emphasis on Adult Training & Development, as well as the following designations - Certified Professional Coach; a Certified Career Services Provider and a Global Career Development Facilitator. She is also a wife, mother, veteran, entrepreneur, author and a long distance runner.
Vice Chair of the Board
Linda has extensive fundraising and administrative experience in the non-profit sector.
Treasurer and Trustee
Sherifat “Sheri” Coppage has over 15 years’ experience in the banking industry. She has used her expertise to help people from all walks of life meet their financial goals. She is a member of the Social Butterfly Foundation, created and founded by Dr. Kisha Roberts-Tabb to uplift and empower young women in the ways of womanhood. She is also a board member of the Luminous Leading Ladies; a community organization created to empower and inspire young women.
It is her passion to mentor and inspire young women. As a single mom, it is her goal to be a leader and empower young people to be the best versions of themselves.
Melba “Mel” has worked in healthcare for over 19 years. As an administrator, Mel’s focus on being an ambassador and change agent comes naturally through the compassion and kindness she provides to patients and in general. She has provided and facilitated training to hospital employees and bridged gaps with medical-clinical care teams and administrative leadership with the goal of improving patient care and services.
Mel is a daughter, sister, aunt, mom, friend, confidant, and team player. She has a passion for helping others in areas of mental wellness, volunteering, and spreading kindness.