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Meet The Board


Reverend Dr. Jamesetta Ferguson

President & CEO

Senior Pastor, St. Peter’s United Church of Christ; Adjunct Professor, Louisville Presbyterian Seminary; Louisville Metro Community Services; Board member Indiana Kentucky Conference of United Church of Christ; University of Louisville School of Medicine Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (retired 2019). 2014 Bingham Fellow; Member, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority.  Board member since 2011.

Thomas Williams

Vice President and Treasurer

Council Vice President, St. Peter’s United Church of Christ.  Instructor and Mentor, Community Transition Resident Facility. Board member since 2011.


Donanne Fitzgerald


Jefferson County Public Schools; Member, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. Board member since 2011.

Johnetta Roberts 

Johnetta Roberts is a community economic development professional who launched the 40 & 1 Company in 2017. The boutique consulting practice specializes in business attraction strategies and real estate development projects primarily in West Louisville. She currently serves on the board of Molo Village Community Development Corporation, Amplify Louisville, Bellarmine University Rubel School of Business and the Metropolitan Housing Coalition. 


Contact: 502-299-4806


Darrell Aniton

Louisville Metro Community Resilience; Supervisor, community outreach programs and services for youth workers. Board member since 2011.

Betty J. Adkins

Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness; Shively Area Ministries (SAM); Southwest Rotary Club; Jefferson Community and Technical College; Center for Neighborhoods. Board member since 2016.


Reverend Dr. James Dewey

Uplands Village (a retirement community in Pleasant Hill, Tennessee); Sri Lanka Mission Partnership Committee; South Louisville Community Ministries. Board member since 2011

Marda Dewey

Marshall County, Indiana School system; Pleasure Ridge Extension Homemakers; the Sri Lanka Mission Task Force of the Indiana-Kentucky Conference of the United Church of Christ; United Crescent Hill Ministries; Uspiritus. Board member since 2011.

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Levie Ferguson

Jefferson County Public Schools; Home of the Innocence; Whitney M. Job Corp.; St. Peter’s Dare to Care Food Bank. Board member since 2011.

Rev. Dr. Sonja B. Williams

Dean of Students, Eden Theological Seminary, Faith for Justice, St. Louis, Association Clinical Pastoral Education(ACPE), American Academy of Religion (AAR), Association of Practical Theology (APT) Theta Alpha Kappa National Honors Society, National Council for Black Studies (NCBS) Association for Death Education and counseling (The Thanatology Association), and Society for Pastoral Theology (SPT).  Board member since June, 2020.


Aaron Wells

Yammoto FB Engineering; Council President, St. Peter’s United Church of Christ. Board member since 2011.

Rev. Dr. Teresa Walton-O'Bannon

 Emmaus Ministries; Kentucky AIDS Alliance; Louisville Metro Government (retired 2011); The Boys and Girls Club of Kentuckiana. Member, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Board member since 2011.


Barbara Stallard 

Min. Dr. Clifton Griffin 

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Mamie Nelson 

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