Michael Alan Jackson, CCHW
His educational/leadership accomplishments include University of Illinois, College of Business, 1998 with C-BA in Business Administration. A former banker with over 25 years experience in business management. Board Certified with the American Association of Drugless Practitioners (AADP) and a 2012 Graduate from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition as a Certified Health Coach. He is currently enrolled at Quantum University (IQUIM) studying Integrative Medicine (BA- Holistic Health Sciences). Since 2012, he has served as an Outreach Educator/Facilitator and Coach focusing on the health and wellness of families and individuals. Michael has earned the designation of Certified Community Health Worker (2017) through the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Inc. (SCDAA).
Shelfina Wilkins – Data Manager
Cherry N. Whitehead-Thompson – Co-Founder/ Volunteer Support
The SCFT has been recognized as the official chapter for the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America in the state of Tennessee. SCFT was recognized as the 2010-2011 Sickle Cell community-based organization of the year by the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America. In 2012, SCFT was recognized as the Corporation of the Year by the Stone Awards and recently was recognized for its positive impact in the community by the Memphis Black Expo.
Throughout its short history SCFT has built a considerable momentum. In just 6 years the organization has developed an effective array of successful programs with measurable outcomes, cultivated a qualified and capable staff and dedicated volunteer team and established community-wide support with a strong base of collaborations and strategic partnerships.