Meet the Staff at Mindful Care in Murfreesboro, TN
Program Director: Keneshia Sweet
A graduate of Oakland High School in Murfreesboro, Tenn., Keneshia Sweet earned a degree in Health Care Administration from Middle Tennessee State University in 2015. She is a Certified Nursing Assistant, issued by the State of Tennessee, Division of Health Care Facilities. Her areas of expertise include patient care, training and development, organizational communications, administration, and customer service. Before coming to Mindful Care, Keneshia was a Service Excellence Specialist for Hire Right in Nashville, and prior to that was a nursing assistant at Boulevard Terrace of Murfreesboro. She has extensive experience in working with the public and problem-solving.
Activity Assistant: Audrey Bolek
Audrey Bolek has been married to her high school sweetheart for 40 years. She has worked as a realtor in middle Tennessee since 2004. Her gifts of patience, compassion, adaptability and energy serve her well as an assistant program director at Mindful Care. She describes her passions as her relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ, good health through nutrition and using her God-given talents to serve others. She believes each participant in the Mindful Care program is unique, special and cherished.
Activity Assistant: Amelia Lawrence
Amelia Lawrence attended Holloway and Seigel high schools. She attended Middle Tennessee State University and studied pre-occupational therapy and social work. She was recently employed as a tech at Centennial Adultcare and worked in the areas of geriatric care and intellectual disability. Amelia has also been employed at IBEX Global and Federal Mogul. She is a single mom and has a special-needs son. “Arts and crafts are essential tools in keeping my son happy, so activities that incorporate fine motor or gross motor skills are ideal.”
Music Therapist: Annie Summar
Raised in Middle Tennessee, Annie Summar is a graduate of Barrett, The Honors College at Arizona State University, where she received a Bachelor’s of Music in Music Therapy and a minor in Family & Human Development. Recently, she passed her national board certification exam in Music Therapy. She sings and plays piano, guitar, ukulele, and the pipe organ, among others. Mindful Care combines her passions for music and helping others. Annie can be found on a run, reading a good book, or surrounded by her friends and family.
Consultant: Earl Cunningham
Earl has more than 30 years of experience in nonprofit fund raising, having worked for public universities in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, as well as with the American Red Cross. Since moving to Tennessee in 2014, he has been a consultant for nonprofits, doing mission work here and abroad. As a consultant to Mindful Care, he has taught willing board members how to do face-to-face fund raising and is currently writing grants for the organization. Earl is married, has six children and eight grandchildren. He and his wife were foster parents for 15 years, providing a safe home for more than 70 children during that time.
Meet the Mindful Care Board of Directors
|Cynthia Jones, Teacher, Murfreesboro City Schools (Ret.)||Tom Tozer, Director, News and Public Affairs, MTSU (Ret.)||Bob Rush, Assistant Mgr, Lean, Tesla (Ret.)||JoAnn Lamento Elder Housing Consultant
Hand in Hand
|Kristina Brown, Co-owner/Director of Marketing, LPL Financial Murfreesboro, Columnist||Toddra Liddell, Nephrology Nurse Practitioner, Vanderbilt Medical Center||Don O. Henry, Managing Editor, Voice of America, News Division (Ret.)||Cassandra LaLonde, Medical Management Administrator||Kathy Boudreau, Professor of Library Science, MTSU (Ret.)|