Tamesha Stafford attended Bakersfield High School and John F. Kennedy High School. She has earned an associate degree in Child Development, a bachelor’s degree in Human Services and she is currently enrolled in the master’s program to become a Marriage Family Therapist. She has over 25 years of experience working with low-income and at-risk families and their children. She worked as a teacher, family advocate, set on the personal parent board for the Head Start program. She has worked as a house manager a support staff at a facility for the homeless, mentally ill, foster youth and those that suffer from addictions. She served as an intern at Garden Pathways while pursuing her bachelor’s degree in Human Services. Working with the client’s helping them break barriers to housing, employment, health, and mental care due to homelessness, addiction, and mental illness. By connecting them to many resources and services that was available to them in the community. She has worked in the past and currently as a direct support staff at a facility for disabled adults and traumatic brain injury clients.
Crystal Harris a native of Northern California was raised by her single mother along with 3 other siblings, and a village that made it possible for her to become who she is today. She has a passion to help others which can be attributed to her grandmother who unselfishly served members of her community, church, and family. At a young age and up unto her adult years, Crystal became her grandmothers shadow and followed her around town helping others through service, Love, and encouragement. As a result, she grew up with a passion to serve others. She holds an Associates Degree in Human Services, and hopes to complete her B.A degree that will help her continue to grow and be of service to those who are in need. Her hope is to inspire someone else that they can make a difference through serving others as well.
Donald is currently making his career in Loss Prevention were he held a position of a crisis and investigation analyst. He is now currently working as a Sr. Corporate Security & Fire/Life Safety Officer. During his career in Loss Prevention, Donald was rewarded and recognized as Loss Prevention Partner of the year in 2015 by Ross CEO. Donald has served as a Christian Education Director at his church and currently serve as a Deacon at The Rock Church in Pittsburgh, Ca. Donald is currently working on fulfilling his dream of writing children, and inspiration books. My family consist of my Beautiful wife and best friend Crystal Harris and my son Dillon Harris.
Graduated from California State University, Hayward with her Bachelor's of Science with an emphasis in accounting. She has worked in the insurance, printing and now medical industry as an accountant. She has also volunteered with several non-profit organizations, lending her accounting skills and resources pro-bono. She has joined the MCR board of directives as a financial advisor and we are glad to welcome her aboard.
Charlene Harris attended Armstrong business college. After college she met and married the father of her 4 children. Together they started there own construction company D & H Concrete. In 1990 she moved to the Bay area and worked for The University of California Office of the President for 17 years in the payroll department until her retirement in 2009.