JO ANNE ARNETT
Jo Anne Arnett is President and Co-Founder of Tallahassee Christian College & Training Center. It is her desire to be fully available to the Lord; to allow Him to live and move through her in a way that will bring Him honor; to let Him choose the “what, when, where, and how” of her life; and to be rightly related to others. Jo Anne serves on the Board of Directors of Mission Tallahassee, and Pray Tallahassee. She is an active member of her church, Prayer Coordinator for the U.S. Strategic Prayer Network, and a member of the Tallahassee Pastor’s Council. She has two children and five grandchildren. She is married to Michael Drane.
Todd Acker is the owner, technical director, and senior chemist at Ackuritlabs, Inc. and Aqua Systems of Tallahassee. He earned a BS degree in biology and chemistry from FSU and started Ackuritlabs, Inc. in 1991. Ackuritlabs, Inc. is a Florida State Certified environmental testing laboratory that has earned National Accreditation #E81350. Todd is also a graduate of the FSU College of Business JMI small business executive program. He is an active member of Seminole Baptist Church and served on the Board of Directors of the Wakulla Christian School that provides pre K through high school education. Todd is married to Kathi and they have one son and three grandchildren.
Dubbed the “Queen Bee of Networking” by the Orlando Sentinel, Sheri McInvale often rallies people and organizations around a cause through skilled consensus building and seeking out win-win solutions. McInvale’s accomplishments in the nonprofit world and her stellar reputation for relationship building led her to the state capitol to serve two successful terms as a state legislator. She also recently served as chair of Brewfest, an annual fundraiser for the Tallahassee Sunrise Rotary Club. Now she puts that same networking know-how to work in the private sector, generating catering sales for 4Rivers Smokehouse here in Tallahassee.
Emily Moore, J.D., earned her B.A. at Agnes Scott College and her J.D. at Florida State University College of Law. Emily has worked with the Florida Division of Retirement, Florida Department of Management Services, Office of the General Counsel; the Florida Department of Elder Affairs, Office of the Secretary; the Florida Department of Business Regulation; and the Advocacy Center for Persons with Disabilities. She serves as Staff Counsel with the Florida Education Association, Legal Services Department.
Joyce received her B.S. degree in Business from Florida State University, her M.B.A. from Baker College Center for Graduate Students in Flint, MI, and her Ph.D. from Walden University, School of Public Policy and Administration in Minneapolis, MN. She has held positions with the Department of Management Services (Division of Retirement and the Office of the Inspector General), and also worked for H&R Block, and Allied Department Stores. She was a Steering Committee Member of the ARENA Technology Learning and Resource Center, on the Board of Directors of Bond Community Health Center, and on the Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce Capital Improvements Review Team. Honors and Awards include Golden Key International Honour Society, Pi Alpha Alpha National Honor Society for Public Affairs and Administration, and a two-time recipient of the Davis Productivity Award for cost savings and efficiency.
Kathy’s passion is to bring God’s Word to life in relevant, real-life applications. She has a master’s degree in organizational leadership and spent the past 15 years providing strategic guidance to small businesses, nonprofit organizations, and ministry leaders. Previously, she and her husband answered a call to serve the Guji people of Ethiopia with Wycliffe Bible Translators. As literacy specialists, together with their Ethiopian colleagues, they developed a large literacy program that reached thousands of people preparing them for reading the Bible in their own language. Currently, Kathy is a writer, entrepreneur, and very happy grandmother.
IVEY WILLIAMS III
Pastor Ivey Williams, B.S., earned his degree in Speech Communications from FSU. He is a Counselor/Advisor and Coordinator for the Florida College Preparatory Program (C-PREP) at Florida A & M University, and is ordained in the International Pentecostal Holiness Church, and in The Redeemed Christian Church of God (Lagos, Nigeria). He is the founding USA coordinator of The Throneroom Trust Prophetic Prayer Ministry of North America.
DARLENE HEINRICH (Ex-Officio)
Darlene Heinrich, Ph.D., earned her B.S. in Elementary Education at the State University of New York at Geneseo, her M.S. in Educational Research at Bucknell University, and her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology at Florida State University. She also received a Diploma in Biblical Studies from Holmes College of the Bible. Darlene was the co-Founder and initial Director of Tallahassee Christian College & Training Center, and is currently serving as a Senior Management Analyst II in Planning and Evaluation for the Florida Department of Elder Affairs.