Meet The Team

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Amy

Griffin

Amy began as the Lanier Family Connection Executive Director in 2010. She is a graduate of Valdosta State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and a Journalism minor. Amy, her husband Chad, and their three girls have lived in Lanier for 10 years. 

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Jazmin Davis

Jazmin joined the team in 2018 as a Family Support Worker for Safe Care. She has recently taken the role as facilitator and Family Support for the Safe and Healthy Families Program. She facilitates all our mental health support groups. Jazmin has a Bachelors in Psychology and is currently working on her Masters in Social Work at VSU. 

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Shantell Lambert

Shantell Lambert began working as a Family Support Worker for Safe Care in 2018. She also works as an Independent Contractor serving families in Valdosta and surrounding counties. Shantell is a graduate of Valdosta State University with a Bachelors degree in Organizational Leadership. She is a single mother of 3 kids and resides in Valdosta, Ga 

Shannon Gardner

Shannon Gardner started in 2020 as a MSW Intern. She has a Bachelor in Sociology and is currently working on her MSW at VSU.  She is also certified as a Family Support Worker for Safe Care.

Lissa Hendley

Lissa became our Baby Bulldog Director in 2020.   Lissa, her husband Derek, and their two boys reside in Lakeland.

FY21 Board Members

King Bridges

Kristy Jackson

Kyle Sirmans

Kalin Livingston

Pat Miller

Geoff Hardy

Crystal Rowan