SC Family Voice Council Members

Meet our members


Ashley Berendzen

Ashley Berendzen is the mother of two children, a wife, and an artist. Ashley enjoys painting, being outdoors with her family,  and attending live local outdoor music events.

Deneshia Craig

Deneshia Craig is a mom of four children, ages 2, 4, 6 and 11. She loves to read, shop and spend time with her family, but her passion is helping people.

Rosa Contreras

Rosa Contreras is a wife and mom of five wonderful kids. She is a Parent Educator, but her passion is being a voice for the Latino community.

Ferlecia Cuthbertson

Ferlecia Cuthbertson is a wife, Mom of three amazing children ranging in ages from toddler to young adult and is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management. Her Love for her community of Williston/Elko has led to her involvement in many organizations.

Christina Hooker

Christina Hooker is a mother of three and currently works as a realtor. She enjoys the outdoors, reading and crafting with her family. 

Tammy Riley

Tammy Riley is a mother of three, grandmother of two, and a community mom to many. She has worked in the educational system for over 24 years. She also has served as the PTA fundraiser coordinator, Girl Scout troop leader/service unit cookie manager, cheerleader coach, youth Sunday school teacher, youth director, and so many other programs and projects. She has a love for baking and crafting/Do-it-Yourself projects. 

Samirah Sawyer

Samirah Sawyer is a wife, mother and entrepreneur. She is serving on the SC Family Voice Council to be a voice to the voiceless and to help better the lives for families across the midlands. 

(CLICK TO SEE) Former Members:

Ibukun Adedokun

Nadya Brown

Samantha Carpenter

Corina Esaw

Khadija Kershaw

Markeisha Spencer

Tre’ Tailor

Richard Williams, Jr.

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Jessica Morton


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