Interested in working for Teen Advisors?

We are currently hiring for a Velocity Middle School Program Director and also taking applications for Part-time Field Staff as well.

Velocity Director Job Description

You may also find information about our internship program here.

Our staff possess a wealth of experience and knowledge in youth education and leadership development. Additionally, our staff are trained and certified periodically via:

  • Darkness to Light (preventing and recognizing child abuse/neglect)
  • Youth Mental Health First Aid  (responding to and recognizing youth mental health crises)
  • CPR, AED, and First Aid (responding to and recognizing physical distress or health crises)
  • Trauma-Informed Care (recognizing and caring for teens/families with trauma histories)

Teen Advisors Board of Directors

2022-2023 Board of Directors

Sonya Allen

Sally Baker – Past-Board Chair

Molly Baker

Susan Barnes – Staff Representative (non-voting)

Nathan Carr – Treasurer

Will Chambliss

Andrew Cowart

Louise Davidson

Cathy DiQuattro

Raven Henderson

Brad Jiles – Co-Board Chair

Stephen Kump

Stefan Lawrence

Jacque Leerssen

Heather Lipp

Colt Miley – Vice-Board Chair

Patrice Riley

Derik Roberts – Executive Director

Cindy Sargent – Secretary (non-voting)

Anna Sims – Co-Board Chair

DB Woolbright

Michael Wright

Admin Team

Derik Roberts

Executive Director

Cindy Sargent

Financial Director,

Volunteer Director

Jen High

Office Manager

Susan Barnes

Special Projects Director

High School Team (Teen Advisors)

Aaron Wall


Marie Arballo

Associate Director,

Grad Staff/Intern Director

Natalie Griffin

Field Staff

Hannah Rathel

Field Staff

Middle School Team (Velocity)

Amelia McCardle


Cason Stone

Associate Director

Elijah Wallace

Field Staff

Shinaicia Jones

Field Staff

Patricia Riley

Patricia Riley

Field Staff

Elementary Team (Ignite)

Tabata Boyd


Jasmine Barmore

Field Staff


Eli Cash

Velocity Intern

Saphira Etienne

SERVE Intern