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Board Members

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Executive Director and Founder

Melrita M. Johnson, LCSW

Melrita is the driving force behind the REFORM, Inc. program. Melrita is a native of Forrest City, AR, and is a 1995 graduate of Forrest City High School. Melrita enrolled in college at THE Fort Valley State University in Fort Valley, GA. While matriculating, Melrita developed a love for Social Work. Transferring back to her home state of Arkansas, Melrita enrolled and graduated from Arkansas State University with a Bachelor Degree in Social Work.

President/Director of Board Development

Labrenda Thomas, LCSW

LaBrenda Thomas is the Director of Children and Youth Services at Case Management, Inc. in Memphis, TN. She was born and raised in Little Rock, AR and is a proud graduate of the historic Little Rock Central High School. With over 10 years of experience, LaBrenda has served in the social services and mental health field in various capacities.

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Dawanna Terry, JD

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Treasurer/Finance Committee Chair

Shuvonne Johnson, LMSW

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Advisor to the Board of Directors

Dr. John Miller

Originally from Moncks Corner, SC, Dr. John W. Miller Jr. is an Associate Professor of Social Work at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. He has been a member of the UALR School of Social Work faculty since 2007, and teaches students in both the Master of Social Work and Bachelors of Social Work programs. Additionally, Dr. Miller was selected as the inaugural UALR Faculty Fellow from 2014-2016.

Director of Technology and Education

Keitra L. Brooks

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Kaitlyn Peterson

Director of Youth Advisory Board

Kevin L. Crumpton, Jr was born on the date of June 14th, 2000 in Pine Bluff, AR. Kevin currently lives in his birthplace and has plans to venture out once he graduates this upcoming school year. He is a young man that values family, education, and most importantly his down time. Although Kevin upholds the Valedictorian spot for the Class of 2018, he still continues to show his passion for helping his fellow peers and remaining humble in every endeavor he partakes in.

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