LTC Board

Rose Fauntleroy, President

Rose Fauntleroy

Rose Fauntleroy is the owner of Fauntleroy Enterprises, LLC, an entrepreneurial small business growth management company that evaluates business operations and efficiencies’ to strategically implement new ideas for continued small business growth. With greater than 20 years of experience in the legal and corporate fields she has varied actual experience in helping small businesses grow. She has also served as a Litigation Paralegal/Office Manager for a law firm in Virginia for the past 16 years with a focus in Workers’ Compensation and Social Security Disability.

She is an upcoming author of “Capturing your Dreams to Live the Life you Desire” to be released in early 2014. She believes that we all have “Life Dreams” and in order to “Capture” them you need motivation and a plan to assist you on your journey.
She has a caring interest in helping people grow and thrive through service and philanthropy. Her life’s goal is to be a continual” Truth-seeker”. She attended J. Sargent Reynolds Community College and Virginia Commonwealth University concentrating in Business and Paralegal Studies/Litigation.

Dean Ward-Wane, Vice President

Dena Ward-Wan, Vice President

Dena is the Director of Special Projects and Editor for The Baltimore Times newspaper group. She is also the CEO of Supreme Vacations, a full-service travel company. Ms. Wane is a world traveler and has been a consummate volunteer for several social organizations over the years.
Disturbed by the disintegrating family and the disruptions in the lives of children, Ms. Wane has been motivated to dedicate and commit her time to the advancement and well-being of underprivileged, disadvantaged, and underserved women and children. She has accomplished this through her service to several national and international non-profit organizations on a voluntary basis. Having served as the Coordinator of Overseas Cultural Affairs for F.O.O.D. (Friends Organized for Overseas Development), she had the opportunity to participate in the development of a training program for native women and children in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zimbabwe. In 1995, she traveled to China to attend the Fourth World Conference on Women, representing W.O.R.L.D. (Women Organized Resources for Liberia’s Development, Inc.), an international organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of women and children in developing countries in West Africa. Through these and other associations, she has gained a wealth of experience in the advocacy of women and children.

Ms. Wane serves on the Board of Directors as Finance Chair for FBI Baltimore Citizens Academy Alumni Association, a 501(c)3 organization separate and apart from the FBI that supports and serves the Community Outreach Initiatives of the FBI through education; public awareness campaigns; and preparedness to provide for a safer community. Ms. Wane has strong organizational and management skills, extensive experience in communication with diverse populations and a strong commitment to teamwork.)

Vice President – BATGO (Baltimore Academy and Trade Guild Organization)
Board Member -Rosa Pryor Music Scholarship Fund
Co-Owner/Vice President – AFRAM World (International Trade Company
Advisory Council Member – Cooperative Extension Service/ Univ. of Md
Finance Chair/Board of Directors – FBI Citizens Academy Alumni Association
President -Times Community Services, Inc

Paris Elliott, Secretary

is a Love & Positivity Spreader, 200 HR RYT, Reiki practitioner, and mindfulness/ meditation mentor born in Chicago, residing in Baltimore. Paris loves being a member of the Light of Truth Center’s board which brings her so much joy.
Paris enjoys spending time & volunteering with friends and family; taking classes on self-growth, yoga, and meditation; spreading love every day; & and traveling to new places in her free time. Paris’ passion in life is to assist as many people as she can in their healing journey while still holding her peaceful energy. In 2019 she started a journey into self-discovery & using the tools her mother & spiritual family equipped her with to assist others.

Being aware of how powerful meditation truly is Paris made a commitment to teaching anything & everything she learns to her family, friends, community, and the ladies of LTC. In the age of COVID she started sharing self-care tips, guided meditations, & exercises on how to combat stress on her social media platforms. Now she strives to assist others in their healing journey as well as connecting the world with meditation, affirmations, reiki & yoga.

Nilene Harris - Member

Nilene Harris

or “Ty” as she is affectingly called, served within the Social Security Administration for over 30 years. She is skilled in Project and financial management as well as a Proofreader. Her key skill is conducting studies and evaluations for organizations, thus providing them with accurate and statistical data that enhances their day-to-day operations

She is an active member of Payne Memorial A.M.E. Church. She is currently an active volunteer at the Maryland Correctional Institute for Women and the Kairos Prison Ministry International Inc.

Kim Farabee

Kim Farabee

Kim Farabee Farabee has roots in the Light of Truth Center. Her struggle with cocaine addiction ended once she became a resident at the Light of Truth Center in 2004. The programs and support she experienced during the twenty-two months she lived there helped her stay clean and sane for the past ten years. She is practicing principles learned and has become a successful employee, homeowner, grandmother, and mentor.

Kim has always been a compassionate person and a positive influence to everyone. She is eternally grateful for God’s grace and mercy; and for The Light of Truth Center.

Kim is a graduate of Mergenthaler Vocational Technical High School. Upon her graduation from the Community College of Baltimore County in 2014, she will receive her Associate of Arts Degree. Kim was born and raised in Baltimore Maryland is the youngest of five children.

Pamela Frazier

Pamela Frazier

Pamela R. Frazier is the grandmother of nine, great-grandmother of two and mother of five. Pam is a National Certified Addiction Counselor and is also certified in Domestic Violence and HIV Awareness. Pam worked in the field of addiction over 30 years and retired in 2012 from The Women’s Treatment Center after working there over 21 years. Ms. Frazier was named Addiction Counselor of the year in 1995 by The State of Illinois Addiction Certification Board. Ms. Frazier felt that addiction counselors should be acknowledged for the work we do; working with people struggling with addictions and helping them rebuild their lives and relationships with family, so in 2002 she initiated National Addiction Counselor Day, and on September 25, 2002 The First National Addiction Counselor Day was celebrated across America, today it is referred to as National Addiction Professional Day and is celebrated every year on September 20, during Recovery Month.

The vision came because of her own recovery (26 years) from addiction and her spiritual teachings from The Johnnie Colemon Institute, where she has a Master and Master Plus Certificate. In 2002 she founded N’ The Spirit Transformational Living “Where Miracles Happen” (NTS) Recovery Home for women, which is licensed and funded by Illinois Department of Substance Abuse (DASA), she has helped over 350 women, who have lived at NTS.

Ms. Frazier is presently Vice President of The Black Ensemble Theater Auxiliary Board, she has been the Vice President of The Jessie “Ma” Houston Prison/Jail Outpost Ministries of the Rainbow/Push Coalition, where she continues to minister to women and men in jails and prisons throughout the State of Illinois. She is the Past President and current Board Member of Illinois Association of Addiction Professionals (IAAP), The Illinois affiliate of National Association of Addiction Professionals (NAADAC). Ms. Frazier was presented with The Harriet Tubman Trail Blazer Award in 2014 by The Creativity United “We Dream in Color” Organization. Ms. Frazier’s belief is that there is a great need to heal holistically and that her assignment is to always be there to help women and men on their journey. Ms. Frazier is a Motivational Speaker, and has spoken at Today’s Black Women Expo. She also has a tape “Empowerment, moving on to a Higher Level of Consciousness” and has done Workshops on “Healing the Child Within.”

Roy Owens

Roy Owens

Roy Owens is a retired Information Technology professional with over 20 years’ experience demonstrating enterprise management software installation, configuration and administration skills, network administration skills, development and implementation of network security policies and procedures, personal computer hardware and software installation and maintenance, monitoring system performance and troubleshooting, network hardware and software installation. Have to ability to interact with hostile customers and assist in resolving their issues.

His critical skills are Community activism and service through community organizing, political campaign planning and stratagem and solicitation of federal, state and local funding for social programs to benefit those in need. Various computer and technology skills. He is an expert in the following: CA Unicenter TNG, CA Advanced Help Desk Option, CA Advanced Storage Option, Remote Control Option, CA Automation Point, CA storage applications (ArcServe, SRM, Mail Manager), Windows 2003 server, Windows NT Server 4.0 and 3.51, Microsoft Systems Management Server, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Office Professional, Windows 2000 Professional, Windows NT 4.0 Workstation, Windows 98 and network security.

Roy has been an international traveler and has experienced the following countries: Korea, Germany, France, Spain, Tangier, England, Canada, Mexico and Holland

Lydia Santiago-Wilson

Lydia Santiago-Wilson is a native of Puerto Rico with many family members who still reside in her native territory. She spent much of her childhood in Massachusetts once her immediate family moved to the continental U.S. As a young adult, she settled in Maryland where she began her education and career. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland where she earned her Master’s in Social Work. She also received her Bachelor of Psychology from Coppin State University. For over fifteen years, Lydia has provided superior care for clients with mental health issues and chemical dependencies.

Lydia’s certifications include LCSW-C, State of Maryland, CAC-AD, State of Maryland, Certified Clinical Supervisor, Certified Associate counselor/Alcohol and Drug, Chronic Disease Model for Addiction Treatment and Trauma Informed Care Certificate, Ferentz Institute.

Lydia’s career experience is extensive. She was Clinical Director of the Avery Halfway House for Women and Children where she worked passionately to assess clients and provide treatments needs for clients. She was also Program Director Journey’s Program Maryland Treatment Centers, Inc. where she managed staff as well as handled her own caseload of families while providing bi-lingual services for non-English speaking clients. As a Clinical Supervisor for CRC Health Pine Heights Treatment Center, Lydia also supervised a team of substance abuse counselors while carrying a case load of clients. She also worked as an Administrative Director for the Right Turn IMPACT center where she would supervise trainees and facilitate therapeutic and educational groups.

Currently, Lydia works as a Behavior Health Therapist at Healthcare for the Homeless where she assesses and diagnoses clients, provide therapy and facilitates substance abuse and mental health groups for very vulnerable homeless clients.

Michelle Ludlow

Michelle Ludlow is an excellent clinical supervisor. She joined LTC Board in 2020, as she stated “to ensure that every woman is given the right to recovery.”