Staff & Board of Directors

Our Staff

Mandy Black
Founder & Executive Director

Juanita Wood
Operations Director

Dawn Lavoie
Program Director

Shannon West
Case Management Director

Kendra Tamaklo
Case Manager

Jessica Horton
Marketing Director

Our Board of Directors

Little Steps is governed by a board of directors whose main responsibilities are to ensure adequate financial resources, enhance public standing, and ensure effective planning. The members of this board are community members committed to the success and growth of Little Steps and its programs. Our current board of directors includes the following community leaders:

Tim Brockman, Board Chair –
Advisor, Consolidated Planning, Inc.

Tracy Hall, Board Vice Chair –
Assistant Professor of Education, Coordinator of Field Studies,
Southern Wesleyan University

Brett Brading –
Real Estate Consultant, The Parker Group

Allan Ward –
Manager, Elliott Davis Decosimo, LLC 

Mona Thorton –
Associate Dean, School of Education,
Southern Wesleyan University

Joining our Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors is currently seeking additional members. These volunteer positions require attendance at monthly board meetings as well as assistance at community events and fundraisers. Board members use their own network of contacts to promote and make partnerships for Little Steps. If you are interested in joining our board, please click on the link below to submit your application. For more information email our Board Chair, Tim Brockman at