Girls Inc. Of Chattanooga Announces Appointment Of New Board Members

Friday, October 15, 2021

Girls Inc. of Chattanooga announces the appointment of six members to the board of directors. This brings the number of board members to 20. 

New board members include:

-Nicci Brewer, manager of Facilities Projects; TVA
-Diana Meadows, manager; Lookout Lake/ Wauhatchie Arts
-Karitsa Mosley Jones, School Board District 5 Community Forward Schools director; City of Chattanooga
-Quetta Pipkin, Community Care partner; BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
-Latisha Simmons, regional manager; BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
-Roxy Velazquez, Talent Acquisition consultant; Unum

“On behalf of the board of directors, we are excited to welcome these six dynamic, brilliant women to our board.

Their passion and experiences will help shape and strengthen the future of Girls Inc. of Chattanooga and the girls we serve,"  said Board Chair Rachael Welch.

“I am so impressed by, and excited to contribute to, this amazing board of directors. Their dedication to the mission of providing programming and opportunities for young girls, and their support of the executive team, is sure to take Girls Inc. of Chattanooga to great heights. Every community needs strong, smart and bold girls, and I am committed to help broaden the reach of this wonderful organization," said new Board Member Diane Meadows.


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