Board of Directors

Dr. H. Johnson

Board Member

Mrs. L. D. Powell

Board Member

Ms. C. O. Oji

Board Member

Dr. H. Johnson

Board Member

Dr. H. Johnson DNP, MS, MS-Ed., ANP, RN has been a nurse for 26 years. Dr. Johnson is a professor and educator with professional and leadership experience in various facets of healthcare and academia. She worked as a certified mentor, certified trainer for cultural competency, and a National League of Nursing Ambassador. Dr. Johnson is passionate about volunteering and working with vulnerable populations. She has assisted with a health fair and walk-a-tons. “My favorite quote is by Oscar Wilde, he says, “The smallest acts of kindest is worth more than the grandest intention”. 

Dr. Johnson has been very instrumental in working with nurses who aspire for leadership roles. Her mission statement supports the vision of the Elite Community Foundation program where she vows to continue to serve her community for their betterment. Dr. Johnson was a volunteer on ECF’s Advisory Board from February 2020 to August 6, 2021. Dr. Johnson is the Director of Accredited Trainings, including the DASA Training Program.

Mrs. L. D. Powell

Board Member

Mrs. Powell is a retired health care worker and full-time volunteer. She is a distinguished public servant who was drawn to public service because of her work in healthcare and worked for 25 years as a certified paraprofessional. “This broadened my horizons, and caring for others became my life’s purpose. I count it as a privilege, knowing that caring for others is my passion. I strive to be compassionate and competent as I work with others”.

Mrs. Powell retired from healthcare in 2010 and started a ministry caring for the elderly in their homes. She joined GOGS Ministries in 2015 and had the opportunity to visit an overseas orphanage, hospital, and school; and work in various capacities with Sisters of Compassion in Jamaica doing from hands-on-care to arranging donations. Similarly, for 32 years, she was an active member in a local prison ministry. “I joined Elite Community Foundation (ECF) because of my love for those who need us the most. It is my honor to serve my community and others”.

Ms. C. O. Oji

Board Member

Ms. Oji holds a degree in English and Literature and speaks four languages. She has worked previously in accounting and owned a small business. Ms. Oji’s passion centers around bringing clarity to the connection between self-care, self-acceptance, and extending love and care towards others; thus, laying the foundation for strong community. She believes that taking care of each other starts with care of oneself. Ms. Oji enjoys working with women and assisting them with cultivating their own sense of beauty. Ms. Oji states, “Volunteering is important in giving back to society and our communities… we should love giving and not always expect payment… I love to give back and help people see themselves in a better light.. I feel honored to serve on ECF’s Executive Board.”