Wonderfully Me, Incorporated would like to thank our outgoing Board members: Tazzarare Spivey- Mooring, Donna Mills and Ruth Porritt for their knowledge, dedication, experience and skills that has helped to grow the organization to where we are. Their leadership set the ground work for the organization to function and grow. During their tenure the organization’s bylaws and strategic plan until 2025 were established. They ensured we had the necessary resources to carry out the mission of the organization even during the pandemic. We will be forever grateful for them.
Our newest Board members: Teleicia Hartsfield, Linda Rascoe, and Tanya Ryans are excited to continue what their predecessors have begun. Each new member joins us from different professions and skill sets yet all have the common goal for Wonderfully Me® Incorporated to “Educate, Encourage and Empower” girls in Chester County to reach their full potential in life.
OUR BOARD MEMBERS
Telecia Hartsfield has been a resident of Raleigh, NC for almost thirty years. Telecia graduated from Wake Technical Community College with an Associate of Science in Industrial Pharmaceutical Technology, Meredith College with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration/Sociology and The National Graduate School with a Master of Science in Quality Systems Management.
She enjoys being a positive role model and giving back to her community through serves. Telecia was Secretary and served on two committees at Passage Home, a nonprofit in Southeast Raleigh with the mission To break the cycle of poverty for five years. Telecia has been on the board of Fox Road Elementary School PTA for three years and currently serves as President. She is a single mother of three daughters ages 11, 15, and 27 and believes whole-heartedly in the mission of Wonderfully Me.
Michelle Hadley is a lifelong resident of Chester County. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Immaculata University and has more than 20 years of experience in the non-profit accounting field. Michelle currently works at Chester County Economic Development Council as the Controller, and previously as the Accounting Manager at Holcomb Behavioral Health Systems. Michelle has served as Treasurer and Parent Leader for Girl Scout Troop 4164 for six years. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and volunteering her time to her three children’s sports activities.
Linda Colar Rascoe
Linda Colar Rascoe is a mother of two daughters and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Health from UNC Chapel Hill and a Master of Education from UNC Greensboro. Throughout her career, she has served in leadership roles in the local and state Public Health offices and provided funding for agencies, hospitals, community and faith-based organizations. She is enthusiastic about providing education, services, care and outreach to communities and individuals in need. Working with high risk populations and providing opportunities to expose young people on the possibilities that can achieve. As advocate for the prevention, Linda has dedicated a large portion of her career on adolescent and women’s health, behavioral health, research and addressing chronic diseases.
Currently, Linda serves as the Deputy Director for the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) for the NC Department of Health and Human Service’s Division Health Benefits. In this Executive role, she leads development, strategy, staff engagement, training, collaborations and contracts. This work focuses on promoting an inclusive workplace, with equitable opportunities as well as practicing non bias in hiring and supervision of individuals representing various ethnicities. Linda enjoys serving on the Wonderfully Me Board of Directors and supports empowering young girls with love, support and interpersonal skills.
Originally from Miami, Florida to parents of Caribbean descent. She graduated with honors from the University of Miami with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and completed her Master of Science in Nursing from Graceland University. Tanya is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and has been in the field of nursing for the last 21 years.
Tanya is passionate about giving back to the next generation of young woman. She lead her daughters Girl Scout Troops for 2 years where she organized several community outreach programs. They included first aid kits being shipped to Dominica, visits to nursing home residents, beach clean ups, financial literacy, and educational experiences.
She continues to be active in her community by donating her medical experience to CVIM - a local non profit that provides medical care to low income residents of Chester County.
She is the proud mother of three children and thoroughly enjoys the beach and traveling. She looks forward to inspiring the next generation of successful and powerful woman.
Michelle is a lifelong Pennsylvania resident with over 20 years corporate and entrepreneurial experience. She earned her Bachelor’s and Masters of Business Administration from Temple University. Michelle’s deep-rooted commitment to community service started in elementary school with CYO (Catholic Youth Organization) and she has worked with several organizations in Philadelphia and the surrounding areas.
Her previous philanthropic roles include serving on the boards of the Chester Pearls Foundation and Family Services of Montgomery County.
Michelle is a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated where she served as a Chapter Officer and a Regional Representative on a number of committees. She is a Jack and Jill of America, Incorporated Associate and former Executive Committee Member of the Chester County, PA chapter.
In her current role as VP Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Northeast Division, Comcast, Lisa is responsible for developing growth strategies for diverse customer segments. She joined the Comcast team 10 years ago in a Sales Operations role within the Direct Sales channel. Lisa began her post-graduate career with Deloitte Consulting where she specialized in business process re-design and ERP implementations. She gained industry experience across multiple vertical sectors including Financial Services, Manufacturing, and Public Sector. A native of Northeast Ohio, Lisa completed both her undergraduate and graduate education in the Quaker State, receiving her B.A. from University of Pittsburgh, and her M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Outside of work, she is an active member of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. a mother’s volunteer organization focused on leadership development for minority youth, and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.