Our Team

Administration

  • Wayne Ford, Executive Director
  • Izaah Knox, M. Ed., Associate Director
  • Bruce Wilson, JD, Special Assistant to the Executive Director
  • Nellie Remson, IADC, Substance Abuse Program Director
  • Melanie Acklin, LISW, Interim Mental Health Clinical Director, Mental Health Therapist
  • Cody Hiles, Director of Community Engagement
  • Sally Goode, Bookkeeper
  • Kwame Smith, IADC, Substance Abuse Counselor
  • Taina Martin, Administrative Assistant
  • Regina Vaught-Rudich, CADC, Substance Counselor

If you would like to contact any of our staff or learn about specific programs, please feel free to e-mail the above staff at FirstName.LastName@urbandreams.org.


Board of Directors

  • Ms. Marlene Doby, Retired Educator, President
  • Dennis Zachary, M.D., Family Physician, Vice President
  • Ms. Dorothy Campbell, Retired, Secretary
  • James S. Marcovis, B.A., President, G&L Clothing Co., Treasurer
  • Michael Lipsman, Ph.D., Economic Consultant, Assistant Treasurer
  • Martha Lebrón-Dykeman, J.D., Realtor
  • Jesse Lindsey, President, Stone Source
  • Paul Stageberg, Ph.D., Retired
  • Derrick Beechum, District Manager, Wells Fargo Bank
  • Heather Jones, Betty Andrews Media