Ms. Chinyere Moore is a member of the board of directors. She is currently pursuing her Doctorate Degree in Psychology from Capella University and has obtained her Masters of Science in Psychology from University of Phoenix. Ms. Moore has over 14 years of experience in the social service field where she provides counseling and support services to the needed community. She is the CEO/Member of Total Package Management, LLC, Shreveport, LA since May 2009 which provides leadership, proper etiquette, self-esteem, and life-skills development. Ms. Moore is dedicated to providing support and guidance to help get Youthful Events started within the Houston community as an active board member. With the behavioral knowledge and skills as a current social service worker, Ms. Moore will aim to provide the religious, social, and behavioral skills needed to help move our teens further in life. Ms. Moore is committed to help change children’s lives for the better in the Houston, TX community.
Lakesha Ladell – Vice President
Mrs. Lakesha Ladell is a member of the board of directors and serves as the Vice-President. Her qualifications include a BS in Exercise Science & Kinesiology from Louisiana State University Shreveport and she is currently pursuing her MPH degree from Benedictine University, Lisle Illinois. She is a certified Health and Wellness Coach and Coordinator. She is very active in community service, health & fitness, and leadership development. She brings great value, expertise, knowledge, and dedication to Youthful Events where she has been active since 2014. Mrs. Ladell is committed to providing support and guidance to the Houston community to help change children’s lives for the better.
Mr. Corley Lovett is a member of the board of directors. His qualifications include a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice with a Minor in Sociology from Prairie View A&M University. Mr. Lovett has over 9 years of dedicated service to the Shreveport Police Department (SPD) as a Police Officer, Corporal Lovett. He brings forth his expertise and dedication of law enforcement to help serve the community, provide support, leadership, and guidance with saving our youth. As a member of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity-Rho Theta Chapter, he is very involved in community service. Mr. Lovett is committed to help change children’s lives for the better in the Houston community, while supporting the mission, vision, goals, and objectives of Youthful Events.
Iyeshea Walker - Treasurer
Ms. Iyeshea Walker is a member of the board of directors and serves as the Treasurer. She has obtained her Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Texas Women University, Houston, Texas and has over 10 years of experience in the Marketing field. Ms. Walker is kindly interested in working to help make a better life for the youth in our community. She is the CEO of Electricity Girl Consulting that service the community of Houston as a Commercial Electricity provider. As a board member she is dedicated, determined, and passionate to serve for Youthful Events and to support the organization mission, goals, and objectives.
Chisa Taylor - Secretary
Ms. Chisa Taylor is a member of the board of directors and serves as the Secretary. Ms. Taylor received a BS degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Organizational Management from Wiley College, Marshall, TX. She is a certified Emergency Medical Technician and is currently pursuing a Masters of Arts in Education with a Specialization in Family and Community Service. Ms. Taylor has been dedicated and involved in Youthful Events progress since 2014 along with the partnering business Total Package Management, LLC since May 2009 which also provides leadership, proper etiquette, self-esteem, and life-skills development. Ms. Taylor is committed to providing support and guidance to the Houston community.
Sheronda Ladell - President
Sheronda Ladell founded Youthful Events in 2014, to provide leadership development, events, programs, and training to at-risk, low-income, and underserved communities. Youthful Events goal is to empower youth to embrace their unique strengths, make positive choices, and go after their dreams. Ms. Ladell currently serves as the board of directors President. Her qualifications include a Master's Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from University of Phoenix as well as a Masters of Project Management Certification. She has worked in the field of social services for over 9 years and currently works as a Mobility Counselor Team Lead in her community of Houston, TX. Ms. Ladell is committed to providing a network of support to the community. With the passion, dedication, willingness, and drive to continue the development of youth leaders from Shreveport, LA to Houston, TX; she is willing to do whatever it takes to help change children's lives for the better.
Mrs. Terri Hines is a member of the board of directors. Her qualifications include a MS degree in Human Services, with a concentration in Nonprofit Management, from Capella University. She has worked in the field of social services for over 20 years wearing many hats, and for the last 11 years, she has worked with the local housing authority. As the Executive Director/Co-Founder of Sadie Arms her Mission in life is "To help empower others to become self-sufficient". Mrs. Hines is dedicated to help support the goals of Youthful Events to change children's lives for the better in the Houston, TX community.
Previous Board Members
Valerie Simpson is a member of the board of directors. She joins the board with excitement and enthusiasm for sharing her legal and business expertise to help shape the direction and programming goals for Youthful Events. After earning her undergraduate degree from the University of Texas and her law degree from the University of Houston Law Center, she began her legal career as Assistant General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer for Houston Community College and served in this role for 7 years. She is currently working as Corporate Legal Counsel for Direct Energy where she oversees all legal and business matters relating to data privacy and information and innovate technology. She is also Chief Operations Officer for Bud’s Pitmaster BBQ, a business venture she developed and oversees in collaboration with her father. She comes from a family rooted and driven by entrepreneurial independence, vision, and goal setting and is optimistic about incorporating these values of leadership in the messaging shared with the future leaders Youthful Events reaches. She enjoys traveling, music events, and cooking new recipes she finds on Pinterest and believes laughter is the cure for healthy and positive living.