Executive Director Fayette FACTOR
Dawn is the Co-Founder of Amadi Leadership Associates, Inc. She has served as a trainer and consultant for school systems, community based organizations, and businesses. She currently is a board member for Fayette Chamber of Commerce, Fayette FACTOR, the School Superintendent’s Community Advisory Board and several non-profit organizations. She has worked in prevention for over 25 years. Dawn has been married to Bernard for 38 years and together they have 5 children and 2 grandchildren.
Michael is a Substance Abuse Certified Preventionist who has served Fayette FACTOR and AVPRIDE since 2012. Michael has an MBA from Emory University, and spent his first 18 working years with GE Capital, Random House, Simon & Schuster, and Turner Broadcasting. He is the Vice Chair of Let's Be Clear Georgia, a statewide marijuana prevention organization. He has called Fayette County home since 2008, and is active with the Fayette Chamber of Commerce, his community association, and his faith community.
Mariam is the Communications Manager at Drug Free Fayette. She is passionate about design and has a MPH from Georgia State University. Experienced in managing marketing projects from startups to multinational corporations, Mariam enjoys helping organizations become more visible to their intended audience. After living in Sri Lanka, and Pakistan, Mariam moved to the United States in 2013 and along with her professional pursuits, enjoys spending time with her husband and toddler.
Dr. Tami Morris
Dr. Tami Morris, PhD, APR has a deep commitment to our youth and to providing experiences to help them realize their greatest potential. As a "serial" board member, she attributes her love of nonprofits to her first board position at age 16 with a Youth Service Bureau. As a university professor, she supervised more than 40 nonprofit public relations and strategic communications student projects. Dr. Morris and her husband moved to Fayette County in 2001 and are the parents of two Fayette County school system graduates.
Kenisha J. Washington
DFF Co-Coordinator & Community Health Educator
Kenisha J. Washington is from Prichard, AL but has been in the Atlanta area for several years. She was employed as a School Health Educator for 12 years and has other experience in Community Health. Kenisha has a B.S. in Health Education from Alabama State University. She is a dedicated professional that is passionate about ensuring others are capable of sustaining a significant quality of life. Kenisha has been married for 15 years and they have one child.
Opioid & Prescription Drug Specialist
Jean moved from New York to Peachtree City with her husband and children in 2005. She was a Court Appointed Special Advocate in New York state. She is a successful Realtor in Fayette County, an active member of GRASP (Grief Recovery after Substance Passing), and a member of the U.S. Department of Justice Heroin Working Group. Jean has organized community events to help raise awareness and reduce the stigma associated with addiction. Jean partners with lobbyists to help keep illegal substances from causing more harm to our communities. She is top regional fundraiser for a National nonprofit organization dedicated to ending the devastation addiction causes families.