About our board


Our board meets on the third Thursday of March, June, September and November from 6:00 - 8:00 PM in the Conference Room at the Families as Allies offices in Jackson (see address below).  All of our meetings are open to the public and include a Public Comment Section.  We find the Public Comment section to be one of the most valuable parts of our meetings and welcome feedback from as many people as possible.  We request that Public Comments be limited to three minutes so that everyone who wishes to participate has the opportunity to do so.



Sylvia Leggette, President

Marika Cackett, Treasurer

Cheryl Grogan, Secretary

Roberta Burrell

Paula VanEvery

Families as Allies is funded through generous donations, training fees, grants from the Substance Abuse and Mental Heath Services Administration, the City of Jackson and the Department of Mental Health, and contracts with other non-profits and agencies.