Volunteers of America Chesapeake Appoints Three New Board Members


Volunteers of America Chesapeake, the Lanham, Md.-based human services nonprofit, has appointed three new board members.

Sharon D. Jones-Eversley
Dr. Sharon D. Jones-Eversley is an Assistant Professor at Towson University Family Studies and Community Development Department. She earned a doctorate degree in Public Health from Morgan State University School of Community Health and Health Policy.  She obtained her B. A. from Morgan State University and her M. A. from University of Baltimore.  She has interdisciplinary expertise in social epidemiology, nonprofit leadership and management, human services and community capacity building. At Towson University, she is the Campus Executive Director of the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance (NLA) and Interim Director of the Business, Communications and Liberal Arts (BCLA) Program.

Academically, she involved with the following professional organizations:

Editorial Board for the Journal for Nonprofit Education and Leadership
National Council on Family Relations (NCFR)
Nonprofit Leadership Alliance (NLA)
Association of Nonprofit Educators (ANE)

Katina Lewis Maison
Tina is executive director for the Child Health Advocacy Institute (CHAI) at Children?s National Medical Center.  She has worked in healthcare for approximately 13 years in various operational capacities.  She received a Masters in Health Administration and a Masters of Arts in Urban and Regional Planning from The University of Iowa. She has worked for healthcare operations for Johns Hopkins Health System, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, and currently Children?s National. 

Over her career, Tina has developed a unique blend of leadership, managerial and relationship management skills that allow her to align operations with strategy to drive results.  Tina has a passion for helping the underserved.  Her primary area of focus is the pediatric population with an emphasis on healthcare, education, and nutrition.  Tina is active in her community, working closely with the Parent Teacher Fellowship Association at Woodstream Christian Academy and several Prince George?s County health improvement initiatives. She is a proud mother of one son.

Uzoma Onyeije
Uzoma Onyeije is the President of Onyeije Consulting LLC where he provides strategic, legal and policy advice to entrepreneurs and industry leaders on telephony, wireless, media, privacy, and Internet issues.  Mr. Onyeije is also the General Counsel of Our Faith Channel, a new faith-based television network.

He received his J.D. cum laude from Howard University School of Law and his B.S. in Accounting from Oakwood College

Volunteers of America Chesapeake, Inc. is a faith-based, non-profit organization whose mission is to inspire self-reliance, dignity and hope through health and human services in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. Founded in 1896 in Baltimore, MD, Volunteers of America Chesapeake is one of the first branches of Volunteers of America ? one of the nation?s largest and most comprehensive human services organizations. Through a dedicated and committed team of management, staff and volunteers and guided by our Core Values: Caring, Respect, Faith, Quality and Trust Volunteers of America Chesapeake helps more than 10,000 people each year at our 29 programs serving: the homeless, mentally ill, individuals with intellectual disabilities, the aging, those in need of affordable housing, those recovering from substance abuse and community corrections. For more information about Volunteers of America Chesapeake, visit:  www.VOAchesapeake.org

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