Our Team

JOIN HANDS STAFF

Muriel Shackelford
Dream Path Education Advocacy Coordinator
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Temiro Handy
Dream Path Family Program Coordinator
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Sheila Burton
Executive Director
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Vanessa Wright
Dream Path Teen Mentoring Coordinator
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Balnetta Crawford
Ubuntu Center Receptionist
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Abby Cole
Director of Development
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Thelma McDougle
Clean Queen

JOIN HANDS BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Ms. Brenda Acoff-Odneal
Retired, Land of Lincoln Legal Aid, Regional Ombudsman

Mr. Joseph Bante, Vice President
Bante Law Firm, Principal

Ms. Jasmine Bonner
Southeast Missouri State University College Student

Mr. Ross. W. Buehler
Lampin, Kell, Fagras, Linson, Custer & Buehler, Principal

Mr. Terry Burns
Retired/Community Volunteer

Judge Ellen Dauber, President
Retired, St. Clair County

Mrs. Kathleen Davis
Aquinas Institute of Theology, Professor

Mr. Rodney Hare
US Bank Private Wealth Management, Senior V.P.

Mrs. Stephanie Hudson
Hudson Healthcare, Principal

Mr. Brian Krauss
Retired, Accenture CPA

Mr. William O’Brien
World Wide Technology, Director- Global Partners Alliance

Ms. Ja’ Shira Savannah, Secretary
Bi-State Development Corp., Call Center Agent

Ms. Donna Schnieders, Treasurer
Ouelette Machinery Systems, Controller

JOIN HANDS VOLUNTEERS

 

Join Hands ESL has approximately 150 active volunteers that helps us staff our various programs. These include our youth programs, Girls Clubs and Boys Clubs, our Dream Path Teen and Family Mentoring Programs and the Ubuntu Center. Volunteers also help us with administration, our back to school back pack program, our Christmas program and fundraising. Volunteers make our work possible! If you are interested in volunteering please contact us!