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Board Members

Board Members


Dr. Fred Dyer

  • Education: Psychology, Ph.D.
    Bachelor of Arts – Religion
  • Certifications: Certified Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor
    Certified Psychosocial Rehabilitation Trainer/Facilitator – Level One
  • Profession: Psychology Consultant

Wiley H. Samuels

  • Education: Masters of Arts in Community Development
    Masters of Social Work Administration and Industrial Psychology
  • Profession: Career Education & Community Liaison/Program Manager/Executive Director

Debbie Griffith-Samuels

  • Education: BA, Business Administration, Dominican University, River Forest, IL
    MA, Christian Education, North Park Seminary, Chicago, IL
  • Profession: Retired Human Resources Director, Director of Mission Outreach


Board Advisors


Ivan Medina

  • Education: Masters of Social Work
    Bachelor of Science
  • Profession: Director Nonprofit Management &  Philanthropy Certificate Program Clinical Professor

Michael Mothershed

  • Education: Bachelor of Science – Electronic Engineering Technology
  • Profession: Engineer

Alonzo Myers

  • Education: Bachelor of Arts – Elementary Education
  • Profession: Teacher – Type 3 IL State Elementary  Education



Sheila York

  • Education: Juris Doctor-LAW
    B.S.- Elementary Education
  • Profession: Asst. State Attorney-Child Enforcement Division