"Without a vision the people perish" is a statement that drives Yolanda to be the mother, wife, advocate, and team player she is today. She has continued to serve people supported at Diversified Enterprises since 2005. Mrs. Powell currently serves as the Residential Manager of the Host Home Life Sharing Department. Mrs. Powell is a certified Person Centered Thinking Trainer. She is also a certified trainer in the Mandt System, Positive Behavior Supports and Intervention, and BCLS. Mrs. Powell has served on the Georgia Learning Community Board, Local School Governance Team for two years, and is the Vice-President of a faith based initiative. She is also co-founder of Parent and Advocate Coalition of Tift County (P. A. C. T.) whose focus is to empower parents with the tools and supports needed to help their children with disabilities gain access to supports in their communities. For the past two years Mrs. Powell has also served as a supporting parent through Parent 2 Parent of GA.
Inclusion is not an event, it's a lifestyle.