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Three join Volunteers of America Chesapeake board

Dr. Sharon D. Jones-Eversley, Katina Lewis Maison and Uzoma Onyeije have joined the board of Volunteers of America Chesapeake.

Jones-Eversley is an assistant professor at Towson University Family Studies and Community Development Department. She earned a doctorate degree in Public Health from Morgan State University School of Community Health and Health Policy. She obtained her bachelor’s degree from Morgan State University and her master’s degree from the University of Baltimore.

She has interdisciplinary expertise in social epidemiology, nonprofit leadership and management, human services and community capacity building. At Towson University, she is the campus executive director of the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance and interim director of the Business, Communications and Liberal Arts Program.

Academically, she involved with Editorial Board for the Journal for Nonprofit Education and Leadership, National Council on Family Relations, Nonprofit Leadership Alliance, Association of Nonprofit Educators.

Maison is executive director for the Child Health Advocacy Institute at Children’s National Medical Center. She has worked in healthcare for approximately 13 years in various operational capacities. She received a masters in health administration and a masters of arts in urban and regional planning from the University of Iowa. She has previously worked for healthcare operations for Johns Hopkins Health System, PriceWaterhouseCooper.

Her primary area of focus is the pediatric population with an emphasis on healthcare, education, and nutrition. Maison is active in her community, working closely with the Parent Teacher Fellowship Association at Woodstream Christian Academy and several Prince George’s County health improvement initiatives. She is a proud mother of one son.

Onyeije is the president of Onyeije Consulting LLC where he provides strategic, legal and policy advice to entrepreneurs and industry leaders on telephony, wireless, media, privacy, and Internet issues. Onyeije is also the general counsel of Our Faith Channel, a new faith-based television network.

He received his law degree from Howard University School of Law and his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Oakwood College