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Meet the Board

Our all volunteer Board and Advisory Board have expertise in various disciplines, as well as, real life experiences that assist UFK focus on the whole child and their health and wellness needs.

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Board & Advisory Board Members

Katrina I. Crawley-Martin, Esq

is a practicing attorney with 25 years of experience.  She is the visionary and founder of JazzyKat and Urban Fit Kids.  Her grassroots efforts to empower children in health and wellness were recognized in 2012 when she won the Governor’s Fitness Award as the Champion for Health.

Katrina Crawley-Martin, ESQ

Dr. Carmen A. Stokes,

is a Professor of Nursing at the University- Flint of She has been actively involved in community health related projects and is currently involved with the University of Michigan’s Healthy Environments Partnership, which examines and addresses social and physical environments that contribute to the risk of cardiovascular disease.

Sharon D. Blessman,

is the Founding Member of Blessman Consulting Services (BCS).  BCS provides a wide range of Health and Informational Technology options to its clients in compliance, audits, and healthcare security.  Sharon serves as Urban Fit Kid's Community Health Liaison, where she ties UFK to the broader medical community.

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Dr. Tosha 
Padgett-Brown, PhD,

   is a Professor of business and Technology for Cleary University, with over 25 years experience in business management, technology and computer science fields.  As a lifetime member of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and Girl Scouts, she has a passion for mentoring the youth and working in her community. She believes someone's entire life can be changed by the right opportunity and environment. 



Advisory Board

Dr. Carol High Van Dyke, PsyD

Dr. Valerie Abbott, M.D

Pete Thomas

Dr. Cheri Y. Anderson PhD

Dr. Denise White Perkins, M.D., PhD.,

Pastor Tyran Meredith

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