Members Advisory Council

Purpose:  The Members Advisory Council serves as the voice of our key constituents; community benefit organizations (nonprofits, schools, public agencies, clubs and ministries)

Key Responsibility Areas:

  1. Provide information about the needs of community benefit organizations.
  2. Review, provide input to, and participate as appropriate in the organization’s program plans.
  3. Evaluate the effectiveness of the organization’s programs/services.
  4. Help ensure the organization’s ethical integrity and accountability.
  5. Promote the organization's programs/services.
  6. Administer the annual Academy Awards for Non Profit Excellence program
  7. Administer Member Liaison Committee
  8. Provide guidance on membership and membership retention

These AMAZING PEOPLE help develop and evaluate Academy for Grassroots Organizations programs and services.

Ms. Jewel Wilmoth-Aviles, Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio Council, Chair jwilmoth@gssgc.org

Ms. Joyce Brady, Barstow Senior Center, barstowscc@hotmail.com

Mrs. Brigette Gonzalez, Family Assistance Program, brigette@familyassist.org

Mrs. Barbara Grode, Grode Consulting, Lifetime Member

Mr. Frank Kelly, No Drugs America Association, Inc., nodrugsamerica@aol.com

Mr. John Lindsay, Victor Valley Community Dental Services Program, Lifetime Member

Mrs. Paula Martinez, Academy for Grassroots Organizations, martinezpauap@gmail.com

Ms. Briana Miller, Intern, briana8hazel@gmail.com

Mrs. Cathie Mostovoy, Mostovoy Strategies cathie@mostovoystrategies.com

Mrs. Judy Morris, Mose House Ministries, Lifetime Member

Mr. George Nagel, Academy for Grassroots Organizations, gnagelsr@yahoo.com

Ms. Midge M. Nicosia, Victor Valley Community Services Council, vvcsc@vvcsc.com

Mrs. Angela Pasco, New Hope Village, Inc., newhopevillageinc@gmail.com

Ms. Mysheka Ross, The Lighthouse of Restoration Organization, Inc. thelighthouse143@gmail.com

Mrs. Susan Shrum, Barstow Pregnancy Center shrum2007@hotmail.com

Mr. Adolph Woods, Making A Way Foundation, Lifetime Member



For membership information, contact Debbie A. Cannon, at Debbie@AcademyGO.com