Staff Members

GBM Staff Members


Scott Douglas, Executive Director

“No person is your friend who demands your silence or denies your right to grow.” ~ Alice Walker


Gracie Johnson, Finance & Administration

“Be the change you want to see in the world.” ~ Gandhi


Carolyn Foster, Faith in Community Coordinator

“In God’s family, there are no outsiders, no enemies.” ~ Archbishop Desmond Tutu


Tari Williams, Organizing Director

“Everything happens for a reason, live it, love it, learn from it!  Make your smile change the world, but don’t let the world change your smile.” ~ Author Unknown


Mary Jones, Direct Services Coordinator

“Love, uplift, and respect for all.”


Lila Simmons, Administrative Assistant

“To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know that even one life has breathed easier because you have lived – that is to have succeeded.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


Amanda Cherry, Community Organizer

“Activism is engaging in healing work. It means putting our hands in the dough and not merely thinking or talking about making tortillas. It means creating spaces and times for healing to happen, espacios y tiempos to nourish the soul.” ~ Gloria Anzaldúa


Allison Hamilton, Executive Assistant for Development & Administration

“Aye, fight! But not your neighbor. Fight rather all the things that cause you and your neighbor to fight.” ~ Mikhail Naimy