Empowering The Masses
Board Members & Team Members

Meet Our Board Member & The Team Member

Board Members

Tammy Johnson

Executive Director & Founder

CHW instructor, and a medical professional with more than 20 years of experience with working with communities largely affected by Health Inequity.

Michelle Williams RN, MSN


School Grand Prairie ISD

Bradley Tucker MBA

At Large- Advisory

Brianna Miller BBA

At Large

Leonard Johnson MBA

Darren Larkins M.ED


Patty Marie Callier BBA

At Large- Advisory

Daryl Coleman ESQ

Education Outreach

Lana Range

Community Outreach

Anita Marina B.S.

Community Outreach

Team Members

Ayumi Tamaru

Research Specialist/ Community Outreach Coordinator

As a research specialist & Community Outreach Coordinator with a focus in Media, IT and Saas (Software as a service). I have 10+ years of experience in Web & Graphic Design, Software Engineering, System Development and Management.  

Kimberly Fisher

Digital Marketing Specialist

As the digital marketing strategist for Empowering the Masses, I work to spread our Mission & Vision through a variety of digital platforms. I love crafting compelling stories to inform and more importantly inspire our community to serve beyond themselves. It's beautiful to witness lives changing because of the services and resources that Empowering the Masses provides. I'm excited to be a part of this dream!

Annette King

Volunteer Coordinator/ Corporate Volunteer Strategist

I felt like this position with Empowering The Masses to learn how it feels to help and assist people. I'm so used to being around younger men and women being able to give them information if needed to make their and all our world better.

As the Student Liaison for Empowering the Masses, I help members of the community enroll and complete courses offered by ETM in order to become their best self and ensure student success. I am also currently a social work student at UTA. I am passionate about helping others, ensuring equality, and making a difference in the community. I love serving others and being a part of something bigger than myself. It is an honor to be able to serve with Empowering the Masses.

As the Food Pantry Coordinator Mr. Cooper helps oversee the daily operations of the food pantry, including but not limited to, restocking of food pantry items, organizing, scheduling, and receiving pick-ups and deliveries, quality control, and collaborating with a team of food pantry volunteers.

Alyson Whitefield

Student Liaison/Workforce Development

Kelly Yee

Research Specialist / Data Management

I started as a food pantry volunteer alongside my teenage sons at Empowering the Masses a couple years ago.  I have a lasting commitment to serve the greater community. I come with 30+ years of experience as a USDA policy specialist and Federal Team Leader in the Nation’s nutrition safety net programs, particularly WIC (women, infants and young children nutrition program).

Lennox Cooper

Pantry Coordinator