About Us

OUR GOVERNING BOARD

 

Toni Colley-Lee

Founder/Board Chair

Energy Techniques Practitioner And Holistic Counselor, With Substance Abuse And Veterans Trauma Specialist – Atlanta, Georgia

 

Reginald Hicks

General Manager Of Wjou-Fm 90.1, A Gospel Radio Station Serving The Huntsville Community For 35 Years. Former Development Officer For Wclk Jazz Radio Station At Clark Atlanta University – Huntsville, Alabama

 

Dr. Jerome Maultsby

Substance Abuse Counselor And Second Chance Specialist With Stand, Inc.

Decatur, Georgia

 

Gail Bibb

Former Councilwoman/Educator – Chicago, Illinois

 

ADVISORY BOARD

 

Annsonita Robinson

Talent Management Analyst/City Of Atlanta, Dept. Watershed Management

Atlanta, Georgia

 

Wilford Ray, RA

Architect And Co-Founder Of Matrix3d, Llc Which Was Founded In 1999. This Partnership Embodies A Collaboration Of Design And Construction Professionals With 80 Years Of Experience. – Atlanta, Georgia

 

Atty. J. T. Hollin

Patent, Trademark And Intellectual Property Attorney & Former Air Force Combat Pilot & Retired Commercial Airline Heavy Jet Captain – Fayetteville, Ga

 

Atty. Lourdes Neely Coleman

Employment Attorney, Private Practice; Former Eeoc Attorney – Augusta, Ga

 

Kenneth Dutter

Qualitative Research Specialist And Philanthropist – Decatur, Ga

Our Team

Toni Colley-Lee

EFT-CPII Practitioner

Silver Lining Villages Director

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Toni Colley-Lee, EFT-CP II, is a Certified Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) Practitioner, Advanced Theta Healer, Matrix Reimprinting and Pranic Healer who utilizes EFT and other training in alternative energy therapies for depression, anxiety, trauma, and stress. She has completed specific, related training in Substance Abuse Counseling for the State of Georgia,  and Complementary and Alternative Methods for Treating Trauma. She specializes in Complementary and Alternative Medicine methods for  dealing with military sexual trauma, PTSD, insomnia, anger, guilt, combat trauma, shame and self-blame. 

As Director of Silver Lining Villages, Colley-Lee oversees all operations in health management, farming, educational programs and operations of our Veterans Agritherapy Center in Fairburn, Georgia to provide alternative activities and job training in small farming and furniture making, as well as emotional health management.

Retired Master Sergeant
Pat Baisden

Veterans Resources Advisor

Retired Master Sergeant Baisden is Executive Director Southern Crescent Veterans Services, Inc. which provides supportive services for the welfare of Veterans. Thus, we are partnering with various local non-profits organizations to meet the immediate needs of our Veterans experiencing financial crisis, Veterans seeking housing assistance, Veterans seeking employment or job leads, assisting Veterans with resumes, helping Veterans gather paperwork for them to file for VA Compensation or Pension increase.

Silver Lining Villages has partnered with Southern

Crescent Veteran Services to broaden our services to Veterans and their families.  You can learn more about them here:

https://www.southerncrescentveteranservicesinc.org

  

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SUPPORT TEAM AND VOLUNTEERS

Website Support
Bobby Gleason

General Support

Iona Gleason

 

Grants and Resources 

ZarieImrie – Google Adwords Manager

Orissa El – Social Media & Marketing Strategy

Video Management

Chris Bufkin – Video and Editing – Veteran

William Hudson - Technical Assistance

Real Estate

Rodney Tookes – Real Estate Specialist - Veteran

Agriculture

Georgia Aquaponics Produce - Marion and Dave Davies

Farm Manager and Construction

Victor Chavis

Awards

THE NATIONAL GUARD 2014 MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT PREVENTION INNOVATION AWARD!

                             Nominee in                              conjunction                              with The                                    Georgia National Guard for The National Guard Innovation Award and the only Georgia MST organization mentioned in the 2014 Report to the President for Sexual Assault Prevention Innovation!

VERIZON WIRELESS HOPELINE AWARD

Silver Lining

Villages is a

grateful recipient

of  two community grants and the 2014 Verizon Wireless Hopeline Award

SILVER LINING VILLAGES RECEIVES GRANT FROM DVNF!

                          Thank you                                 DVNF for                                   helping us                                 serve our                                   veterans!

SILVER LINING VILLAGES RECEIVES COMMUNITY SERVICES GRANTS FROM WELLS FARGO

We thank Wells Fargo

for their ongoing

support and for

awarding us the

2014 and 2016

Community Services Grant!

Silver Lining Villages Life Skills Academy is the proud recipient of the 2016 TrueBlue Community Awards, Natural Leader Award from Georgia Natural Gas for our Silvy Mobile Kitchen Food Desert Training Program.  We were accompanied by WWII Veteran Jim Greason and his wife Dot Greason, along with Board Member Amanda Geller and Social Media Specialist Orissa El to the awards presentation.  Thank you Georgia Natural Gas for supporting our active duty military and Veterans with food insecurities.

Our Mission

Silver Lining Villages Life Skills Academy’s mission is to serve displaced, overwhelmed Veterans, active duty military Servicemen/women and their families, to provide them with alternative techniques and practices to deal with Post Traumatic Stress, Military Sexual Trauma, homelessness and joblessness. It is upon these premises that our life skills academy is built.

Don’t let what you can’t do, get in the way of what you can do!

-Coach John Wooden-

P.O. Box 50473  *  Atlanta, GA  30302

Call Us:  *  404.375.0245

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2011-2019 Silver Lining Villages  - A 501c3 Federal Nonprofit Organization EIN #454618913 and a Georgia Nonprofit Corporation