Dr. Oralisa Martin - President
Dr. Martin is also a prophetic orator and ardent teacher who possesses the charisma to instruct, inform, and inspire. She is nationally noted for her collaborative work of designing and executing programs, educational institutes, and training to both adults and youth.
Dr. Oralisa Martin received her Masters in Religious Education (M.R.E.) degree from Loyola University, New Orleans, LA; a Masters in Theology (MTh.) degree from Xavier University, New Orleans; and a Doctorate of Ministry (DMin.) degree (Summa Cum Laude) from Howard University School of Divinity. She received the “Outstanding Scholarship and Dissertation Award” from Howard that same year. Sr. Oralisa authored, ORACLE: A Text for African American Youth Ministry and WWW: Well Women Witness - Letters from Christ.
Mrs. Debra M. Carter, MD, MPH Vice President
Mrs. Luciana St. Julien – Director
Ms. Luciana St. Julien is held in high esteem by the Lafayette community, and was the first Black woman in Lafayette to receive the Martin Luther King, Jr. Award. She was awarded as one of the founding members of the Lafayette Commission on the Needs of Women, and a recipient of the “Key to the City” Award in the 1980’s. Ms. St. Julien received the Lumen Christi Award for her good works through the Lafayette diocese as an outstanding parishioner and supporter of people in need. She is seen as a beacon of light in the midst of a people held in the shadow of death. “Let your light shine before men; so that people might see your good works and give praise to your Heavenly Father (Matt. 5:16).”
Ednarita Canton – Secretary
Ms. Sheronne R. Wilson, PMP - Director
Sheronne is currently working at the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) where she manages committee efforts in the development of the licensure exam for architects. During her time at the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), she worked in quality control and managed the delivery of multiple high-profile series in arts, drama, and performance programming.
She holds a B.A. in English and a project management certification (PMP). Sheronne is passionate about connecting with others and working on collaborative teams that create programs and services. She specializes in building trusted client/customer relationships and has over 15 years of experience working in non-profits and the public broadcasting industry.
Be it ministry, or in her personal or professional life, Sheronne brings organization and enthusiasm to every team and every project.