Dr. Kelly Wilson
Texas A&M University
Kelly Wilson, PhD, MCHES, has a multifaceted career with over 20 years of experience working with and alongside communities to address health issues. She has worked extensively in many settings, both rural and urban, including: community, schools, non-profits and healthcare/ hospitals. Kelly brings a unique combination of expertise, with a perspective on bridging community-voice, systems perspectives and research to impact high-impact, strategic practices. She integrates her unique insight and uses state of the art tools and processes to coach high potential leaders in a community. Kelly is known for her ability to provide important insight as well as concrete action plans for clients to accomplish their goals.
LeKara Simmons, MPH, CHES
Georgia Campaign for Adolescent
Power and Potential
LeKara Simmons is a graduate of Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah, Georgia. While at Armstrong, LeKara received a Bachelor’s Degree in Public and Community Health and Master's Degree in Public Health. She has over nine years of experience working with youth, parents, and community members on adolescent health issues, such as, comprehensive sexuality education and sexual violence education. LeKara has presented at several conferences and workshops including: National Sexual Health Conference, North Carolina Sexual Health Conference, NC SHIFT and Healthcare Georgia Foundation. LeKara works for the Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Power & Potential as a Program Manager for College Based Initiatives.
Healthy Futures of Texas
Anthony develops and implements community based programs throughout San Antonio and Chicago, with experience in hospitals, clinics, nonprofits, schools, and social service agencies. He combines real-life teaching experience with a decade of program management experience to create unique, innovative learning experiences for people of all ages.
Alexandra Cory, LMSW, CFLE-P
Alexandra is a Training and Technical Assistance Coordinator for the Working to Institutionalize Sex Education (WISE) Initiative at the Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Power and Potential (GCAPP). She trains and advises school-based staff who are implementing various comprehensive sex education curricula. Alexandra has earned a Bachelor of Science in Family and Child Studies from Louisiana Tech University and a Master of Social Work from Grambling State University. She is a licensed social worker and a certified family life educator. She has presented at the National Sex Ed Conference on talking to children ages 0-12 about sex. Her professional background includes revising sex education curricula to fit within school policy and working with young adults who have been affected by substance use disorder.