Board of Directors


Sandra Luna

Sandra Luna, originally from LA, now in Phoenix, is a seasoned community leader with 30+ years in banking. She fosters relationships, aids small businesses, and advocates for local non-profits. As a certified mentor, she guides and empowers others for success. Sandra enjoys sports, biking, travel, and family time.

Favorite Quote: "Work in silence, let your success be your noise!" - Frank Ocean

Gwendolyn M. Wilson

Gwendolyn M. Wilson, originally from New Orleans, is now in Phoenix. A graduate of Southern University at New Orleans, she's a devoted mother of two and grandmother of six. Gwendolyn serves as Chief Administrative Officer at Gwen’s Advance Care, LLC, providing choices to those with developmental disabilities. Passionate about their well-being, she's also part of Team 24 Community and owns Gwen Wilson’s Card Studio. Gwendolyn actively supports charitable drives and volunteers at St. Vincent DePaul Food Drive.


Valerie Lopez

Valerie's story began in California before she moved to Michigan at 3 years old. Now in Arizona, she's a dedicated mother of two, surrounded by a bustling family. With a background in nursing spanning 14 years, she's specialized in orthopedic, trauma, and emergency care, holding a BSN and advanced certifications. Over a decade's tenure with the Department of Developmental Disabilities showcased her multitasking prowess and organizational finesse, particularly in licensing, group home management, and case management. Valerie's strengths lie in her ability to tackle numerous tasks, her meticulous organization, and her unwavering dedication to her passions.

Tamika L Walton

Tamika L Stallworth, an Arizona native, enlisted in the US Navy after high school. With degrees in Criminal Justice, she's currently pursuing a dual Master's at Pepperdine University. A mother of five and Glam-Mother of two, Tamika's dynamic career ranges from a contractor with the Arizona Department of Revenue to roles in youth direction, advocacy, and developmental disability services. Her service embodies a commitment to Arizona's unity and reconciliation.


Barbara A. Magee

Barbara A. Magee, born in New Orleans, holds a Business Administration degree from Southern University. Now in Phoenix, she's an Administrative Assistant at GAC and a Team 24 Community member. Barbara's culinary expertise shines in event catering, with 25 years in the food industry. She cherishes family time, enjoys bowling and Bingo, and passionately supports the New Orleans Saints and Arizona Cardinals in football.

Ashanti Jefferson

Ashanti Jefferson, originally from New Orleans, moved to Phoenix in 2015. A mother of four daughters and grandmother of two, she excels as Chief Human Resource Officer with over 15 years of customer service expertise. Passionate about family, event planning, and baking, Ashanti also loves traveling, volunteering, and community service, reflecting her dedication and loyalty.


Cedric Taylor

    Cedric “Ced” Taylor, born and raised in Phoenix, AZ, discovered his passion for being a Master Barber while in high school. He's held a barber's license for 18 years and owns AZ House of Fadez Barbershop since 2020. Besides styling celebrities and athletes, he enjoys family travel, attending his daughter's basketball games, collecting classic cars, and minibike rides. He also mentors teenagers at a Mesa, AZ residential group home. Cedric holds Team 24 Community in high regard for its commitment to community events and youth empowerment, aligning with his values of giving back to shape the future.