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Our Board Members

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Stephanie Jones

Board Chairwoman 

Stephanie has over 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry, working for top organizations like Cigna, Coventry (now Aetna), and UnitedHealth Group. Before joining Convey Health Solutions, she gained extensive employer group and retiree health benefits experience, serving in leadership roles for one of South Florida’s largest health plans. As vice president of product development, she steered product design and management efforts for their Medicare Advantage and Medicaid HMO business. 

Stephanie joined Convey Health Solutions in 2005 to lead the Managed Care business, later becoming president of the technology business unit. Today, as the top executive operations leader for the enterprise, she leads the strategic direction and execution of the company’s operating units.  

A Miami, Florida native, Stephanie holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master’s degree in accounting from Nova Southeastern University.  Stephanie is the wife of Morshee for over 30 years and the mother of Mikel and Miles.  Alongside Morshee, she is an active philanthropist. Stephanie is the chairman of the board for Miami-based nonprofit, Girl Power Rocks. 

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Aisha Mannings

Vice Chair of Girl Power Rocks Inc.

Aisha has served on the board for 8 years, leading Girl Power’s Marketing & Community Engagement Committee. She is a Senior Revenue Manager at Celebrity Cruises of Royal Caribbean Group, with extensive experience in Revenue Management, Sales Strategy, Marketing, Analytics, Finance, & IT Business Solutions. Aisha is a mentor to young teens and an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.

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Michaele Rachlin
Head of Chair of Mama Hattie's House

 Michaele is currently secretary and committee chair for Mama Hattie’s House.  She previously served as Board Secretary in 2024. She previously served as Board Chair and has been a Girl Power volunteer and supporter since 2009.


Michaele’s business career includes project management and senior leadership roles with Lennar, Nielsen, LNR Property Corporation, Sunglass Hut, Kraft Foods and more. She founded MDR Management Consulting, and provides project management, data analytics and IT advisory services to start-ups, businesses of all sizes, and not-for-profit organizations.


Michaele earned a BA from Macalester College and completed two years of post-graduate work in Educational Psychology at the University of Minnesota. She lived and studied in Argentina, and is fluent in Spanish.


Laudy Luna


Laudy is a managing partner at CRL Law Group, specializing in commercial litigation and bankruptcy law. She has served as Girl Power’s treasurer and on the finance committee for several years.

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Victoria Worship

Past Chairwoman & Board Member

Victoria Worship is the Director/Country Manager of UK & Ireland for Candela Medical, a leading  global innovator in the medical aesthetic device industry with a presence in over 100 countries.

She oversees sales operations in the UK and Ireland, including managing the sales team, large accounts, and chains while collaborating with the Finance, Marketing, Clinical, and Service Directors. With over 18 years of experience in medical sales, she has consistently achieved high sales volume and received multiple President’s Club awards for her outstanding performance. Victoria is the former Chair of the Board for Girl Power Rocks, and has an undergraduate and Master’s degree from the University of Florida.

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Dr. Minca Brantley

Dr. Minca Brantley is a Miami native, Professor, Psychologist, and Social Justice activist. Dr. Brantley believes that enriching the lives of others is critical to strengthening society. She earned her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University and is driven to redefine the classroom by bringing real-world learning experiences to inspire her psychology students to live their best lives. Harnessing the transformative power of a college education, Dr. Brantley co-founded and co-directs the Institute for Educational Empowerment at MDC which seeks to bring higher education programs behind prison walls in Florida. Dr. Brantley's life work is to work diligently for social justice while helping others live their best lives.

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Michele Edwards-Collie

Michele Edwards-Collie has over 30 years of banking experience. Michele specializes in providing down payment assistance and homebuyer education for first time homebuyers in the South Florida community. Michele currently serves as City National Bank of Florida’s Senior Vice President and Director of Community Reinvestment. She is also the President and one of the founding members of City National’s African American Employee resource group, Onyx. She is proud to represent the Bank’s diversity and inclusion efforts.

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Cherise G. Gause

Chief Cherise Giordani Gause brings over 30 years of distinguished service in law enforcement and public safety to her role. Starting as a civilian dispatcher with the Miami Police Department in 1993, she climbed the ranks to become First Assistant Chief of Police before retiring in 2023. Shortly thereafter, she was appointed as the fifteenth Chief of Police for the North Miami Police Department. Chief Gause is a fervent advocate for community engagement, constitutional policing, and public safety.

Born in New York and raised in South Florida, Chief Gause is a second-generation Haitian-American. She holds a Master’s in Organizational Leadership from Union Institute and University, a Bachelor’s in Public Administration from Barry University, and an Associate’s in Criminal Justice from Miami-Dade College. Her advanced training includes the FBI National Academy and several other elite policing institutes.

Chief Gause has earned numerous accolades for her leadership and service and is involved in various professional and civic organizations, including the Miami-Dade County Association of Chiefs of Police, NOBLE, and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

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Misty Brown

Misty Brown is returning to our board of directors. She has worked for elected officials on all levels of federal, state, and local government, and as a consultant for municipalities. She is a dynamic advocate for youth development, joining the board with a passion for creating positive change in the lives of young girls.

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