Doretha Wynn Edgecomb

Centro de Recursos Familiares de la Junta de Niños

PERSONAL DE LA TERRAZA DEL TEMPLO

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Monique "Mo"
Center Manager

Monique “Mo” was born in Jamaica and raised in Queens, NY. She moved to Florida in 1997. Mo gradutaed from the University of South Florida with a degree in Psychology. She has dedicated almost 20 years of her career to working with youth of all ages in diverse settings including childcare, foster care, and therapuetic residential care. Mo strives to make everyday a little better than the day before. “I always just thought if you see somebody without a smile, give ‘em yours!”-Dolly Parton. Mo has been with the CBFRCs since 2022.

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Ana
Early Childhood Service Coordinator

Ana was born in Havana Cuba and she moved to Tampa in 2019. She obtained a bachelors degree in Industrial Engineering. Ana’s experiences include 7years of teaching, 7 as engineer and 2 years working with a refugee program as a Youth Specialist at Lutheran Services Florida. She loves helping others and wants to make a difference in their lives. Ana looks forward to obtaining a certification in Project Management at the University of South Florida. Ana has been with the CBFRCs since 2022. ¡Yo hablo español!

Leonila
Intake and Referral Specialist

Leonila is native to La Ceiba, Honduras. She speaks fluent Garifuna, Spanish, and English. Leonila started her work in the educational system in 1988 and spent several years working as a school principal in Honduras. Once she and her family moved to the United States she continued her career with a focus in childcare education. Leonila believes that life is a learning process and her greatest passion is to serve children and families. ¡Yo hablo español y Garifuna!

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Ariellee Villarini, especialista en familia

Ariellee nació y se crió en Tampa, Florida. Ella es de ascendencia puertorriqueña e italiana. Ariellee se graduó de la Universidad del Sur de Florida con su licenciatura en Psicología. Ella espera regresar a la escuela para obtener su maestría (o Psy.D) en Psicología Clínica. Le apasiona ayudar a los demás y ha estado en los Centros de Recursos Familiares de Children's Board desde 2021.

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Sheyla
Support Specialist

Sheyla was born in Guantanamo, Cuba and was raised in Tampa, Florida. She is veteran who honorably served in the United States Marine Corps and has traveled all over the world. Now, she dedicates herself to helping others and enhancing her community one day at a time. Sheyla is currently a college student looking to further her education and pursue a Bachelor’s degree of Arts. She is enthusiastic about families and has been with the Children’s Board Family Resource Centers since 2021. ¡Yo hablo español!

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Kelsie-Ann
Family Specialist

Kelsie-Ann was born and raised in the island of Jamaica. She moved to South Florida when she was 16 where she completed high school and earned her bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences at Florida International University in Miami. Kelsie has had a heart for children since she was a child herself and aspires to become a pediatric physician so she can help children in every way she can. In the meantime, she is currently pursuing her Masters in Public Health with a concentration in Maternal and Child Health at the University of South Florida here in Tampa. Kelsie loves interacting with children and families and has a passion to help those who are most in need and often overlooked. Her favorite quote is “People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” Kelsie-Ann has been with the Children’s Board Family Resource Centers since 2021.