Senior Director of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Engagement
Alliance for Strong Families and Communities
Undraye P. Howard is senior director of equity, diversity, inclusion and engagement at the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities. He currently leads the development, creation, implementation, and coordination with network members and other key departments within the Alliance in providing strategy, solutions, and support for the development of leaders in the social sector with an emphasis on equity, diversity, and inclusion. Howard was instrumental in developing the Alliance’s current leadership platform model, the rEvolutionary Model, premised on the development of change leaders driving for system and population-level results.
Howard also provides strategic leadership and direction for the Alliance's efforts to advance equity including managing a member core equity team in co-creating resources that lift the efforts of best practices related to equity throughout the network.
Senior Director and Account Manager
FEI Behavioral Health
Terri Howard has expertise in manager consults, coaching, and training and is responsible for managing many large employee assistance program/crisis accounts for FEI. She is responsible for coordinating the people support and psychological first aid services for those impacted by a crisis. Over the years, she has contributed to several international standards and guidelines on crisis management and workplace violence prevention, including with ASIS and the FBI.
Prior to her tenure with FEI, Howard served as vice president for the Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) and focused on crisis management and workplace violence prevention. During her tenure at CPI, she assessed the needs of hundreds of companies regarding policy development, best practice, and training. In addition, she developed and facilitated training in this area for companies around the globe.
Previously, Howard worked for Target Corporation and led a team responsible for incident management, crisis response, and business continuity. While at Target, she coordinated the centralized corporate response for dozens of incidents, pushed for continued public/private partnerships and worked closely with the Department of Homeland Security during the hurricane season of 2005.
Howard completed undergraduate school at Chatham University and attended both Pennsylvania State and Marquette University for graduate study in community psychology and is currently pursuing a doctorate in emergency management leadership.
Vice President of Training and Organization Development
Neighborhood House Association
Sheryl White, a cultural psychologist and organization development consultant with over 25 years of experience, is vice president of training and organization development at Neighborhood House Association (NHA). With 800 plus employees serving over 8,000 residents daily, NHA is one of San Diego’s largest multipurpose human services organization. White is also the founder and General Manager of InnoVisions, a social enterprise of NHA that provides leadership, staff, and organization development services to other organizations.
White is an expert at helping leaders to maximize their potential; develop a desirable workplace culture and brand identity; and hone interpersonal, cultural, and leadership competencies necessary to successfully inspire, influence and lead strategic and culture transformation initiatives.
White, a board-certified coach, has served since 1999 as an adjunct leader coach and facilitator with the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL). Dr. White has also served as a master coach with CCL, evaluating and developing to brand the skills of other professional coaches. She has provided professional coaching to mid- and executive-level managers across sectors including education, nonprofit, military, municipal, and Fortune 100/500 companies. Since 1999, Dr. White has also served as a core adjunct professor at National University. Since 2011, she has served as a host on Leadership Matters, a weekly broadcasted Internet radio show that airs on the Voice America’s Business Channel.
White holds a bachelor’s in psychology from Grambling State University, a master’s in counseling from Louisiana Tech University, and a master’s and doctorate in psychology in culture and human behavior from Alliant International University in San Diego. She is a trained mediator and provider of several organizational, team, and individual assessments.
Jerica Broeckling is a social sector leader with 15 years’ experience working in community development and capacity-building for nonprofits. She consults with organizations on planning using human-centered design; systems thinking and results-based strategies; and advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion.
She spent the last decade working with community-based and human-serving organizations around the country through her work with the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities. Through the Alliance, Broeckling led cross-sector initiatives on community health, workforce readiness, nonprofit leadership, and community engagement. Prior to her work at the national level, she advanced executive projects for a statewide parent engagement organization in Wisconsin and served as a health educator for the Peace Corps in Ghana.
She holds a master’s in public service with a nonprofit specialization from Marquette University, where she now is a graduate instructor on social innovation and trends in the nonprofit sector. She serves as an advisory board member for the Marquette University Trinity Fellowship.