OUR GOVERNING BOARD
Energy Techniques Practitioner And Holistic Counselor, With Substance Abuse And Veterans Trauma Specialist – Atlanta, Georgia
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.
Former Councilwoman/Educator – Chicago, Illinois
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
Qualitative Research Specialist And Philanthropist – Decatur, Ga
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
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:
SUPPORT TEAM AND VOLUNTEERS
Grants and Resources
Orissa El – Social Media & Marketing Strategy
Chris Bufkin – Video and Editing – Veteran
William Hudson - Technical Assistance
Rodney Tookes – Real Estate Specialist - Veteran
Georgia Aquaponics Produce - Marion and Dave Davies
Farm Manager and Construction
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
Villages is a
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.
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.