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Our leadership and staff are dedicated professionals from a wide range of backgrounds including education, healthcare and business management.

Meet Our Lead Team

Dale Cain, Visionary

Founder & Executive Director

Dale M. Cain is a Professional Nutrition Specialist, Certified Plant-based Nutrition Cooking Coach with over 20 years of work experience in the health promotion industry. Dale Cain has worked with community nutrition education programs for more than 16 years. She is a graduate from Professional Career Development Institute and Roosevelt University where she received her bachelor's in Business Management with a concentration in Sales and Marketing. Dale Cain is dedicated to promoting health literacy education, wellness and fitness through nutrition education and hands on cooking classes for individuals, families, children, and seniors.

Regina Hopkins, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

Director of Health Education & Program Manager

Regina Hopkins is a Family Nurse Practitioner with a Masters of Science in Nursing from Saint Xavier University. Regina has worked in the medical field for over 16 years. Her areas of experience include family medicine, cancer awareness education, diabetes education, heart disease and chronic disease management. She is an international researcher having completed research in Bangkok, Thailand focusing on body image, self-concept, and personal health behaviors for adolescent females. Regina is also a published author of two books. She works diligently to promote health education and disease management for families in underserved communities.

Cheriamor Houston, MNA

Program Coordinator

Cheriamor Houston is a nonprofit professional with over 20 years experience. She’s held various positions as Development Manager, Office Administrator, and Administrative Assistant in local, national, and international organizations. Cheriamor is experienced in special and annual events, fundraising, graphic design, volunteer coordination, human resources, and office management. Cheriamor has a Master’s of Nonprofit Administration from North Park University, as well as three certificates: Fundraising Management, Nonprofit Management, and Nonprofit Governance. 

Cheriamor enjoys teaching and training. 

Shirley Mims

 Community Relations & Special Projects Director

 Shirley Mims has more than 10 years of extensive experience in working with senior level personnel across multiple industries. Her background includes events coordination, marketing, and administration. She was the administrative assistant to the Vice-President of Hilton Hotel Corporations for which she was in charge of coordinating events for various regional affairs. For nearly 10 years, she worked as a legal assistant providing administrative support to more than 15 attorneys along with managing and coordinating special events. In addition, Mrs. Mims worked as a manager assistant for the National Safety Council, which is a nonprofit, public service organization promoting health and safety in the United States. 


Dale Cain



Regina Hopkins


Dr. Christopher Howard

Board Member

Evangelist LaVada Patterson

Board Member 


Shirley Mims

Board Member 

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