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The Alliance Staff and Directors

Letycia Pastrana
Executive Director, Gwinnett Village Community Alliance

Letycia joined Gwinnett Community Alliance (GVCA) in June 2009,
bringing 15 years of experience in nonprofit leadership, management and
organizational development to GVCA. In her role, Letycia oversees programs
that make a difference in Gwinnett County such as GVCA's Job Fair,
Opportunity Zone Project, and financial literacy programs to help families
become self - sufficient. She is a leader in creating opportunities for all
through strategic partnerships with United Way, Gwinnett Technical College,
and Gwinnett Village CID.

Letycia provides strategic and technical capacity to educate and mobilize
regional nonprofit leaders to achieve shared goals together with state and
local governments, and other sectors.  She is active in Hispanic political
projects in the Metro Atlanta area.  Letycia's high-energy style, combined
with her unique life experiences, makes her a natural catalyst for positive
change in Gwinnett County.

Letycia's areas of expertise include strategic planning and capacity
building, leadership and management, partnership and board development,
program evaluation, and management of multicultural teams and projects.
Active in community service, Letycia has served on the boards of several
charities and non-profit groups. She mentors young adolescent girls
to engage them in youth civic service and leadership in their communities as
well as become life-long learners. She has a BA in Health Science 
from California State University and completed graduate course work at Arizona State University in Leadership Education. Leadership Gwinnett, Class of 2010-11.
Contact Letycia Pastrana

Ebony Ramsey
Director of Programs & Resource Development

Ebony joined Gwinnett Community Alliance in December 2012, bringing 7 years of experience in grant writing, project management, and research development.  Her areas of expertise include technical writing, program analysis, and research methods. Ebony brings a unique blend of experience in both the nonprofit and for-profit arenas that demand a high level of client interaction and regular presentations to government officials, community partners, and other stakeholders. In her current capacity, Ebony drives the overall programmatic strategy for the organization and seeks to maintain and expand GVCA's funding from private foundations, as well as develop  new sources of income from individual events and governmental grants. A native of Colorado, Ebony earned her BA in Political Science from Howard University in Washington, D.C. and an MS in Urban Policy from Georgia State University.  She's an active member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and enjoys spending time with her husband and son.  
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Extended Team Members:

Linda Lozada, Family Coach, This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

Ashle Stanley, Program Assistant, This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

Kim Dung Hynh, Assistant Family Coach, This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it


Our Board Members:

Tommy Welch, Board Chair,  Principal, Meadowcreek High School

Darrell Mims, Vice Chairman Executive Pastor-Finance Administration, Victory World Church

Phyllis Breech, Owner, Software Application Technology

Marian Adeimy, Attorney, Anderson, Tate, & Carr, P.C. 

Dao Malaythong, Owner of Atlanta Maxim Realty

Alex Villasana, Pastor, Christos Community Church 

Lorri Christopher, CAP Associates, LLC

Deirdra Cox, Vice President, Community Development Officer, Brand Bank

Davida Baker, Resident Leader

Tim Le, Vice President of Asian American Real Estate Association, Atlanta Chapter

Herman Pennamon, Georgia Power