Rhonda Mack Rogers is a strong advocate for high quality educational services for vulnerable populations. She is a successful nonprofit leader and has mentored several other women in their business and personnel lives. Ms. Rogers specializes in developing and overseeing new and innovative programs, which provide a wide variety of academic and social skills for adults and children. Ms. Rogers’ commitment to families, children, and youth, and to high quality programs spans a timeframe of 28 years.
As our new Interim Executive Director for the West Palm Beach Center for Arts and Technology, Ms. Rogers will oversee our daily operations, develop sustainable programs and partnerships just to name a few of her duties.
Ms. Rogers is a member (and the Chapter President) of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, West Palm Beach Chapter, the National First Vice President of Program, the Chapter President and active member of the South Palm Beach County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Ms. Rogers has a strong commitment to numerous community service and outreach efforts. Under Rhonda’s leadership, the chapter has grown its membership and increased its finances, which allows for more free community programs and scholarships for needy high school seniors.
Ms. Rogers is from Delray Beach, Florida and is the proud mother of two adult sons, Trenton and Trevor Rogers. Her mission in life is to give back and lead a life of service. Ms. Rogers wants to leave a legacy and blueprint for other women to follow.
Ms. Rogers received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Organizational Management (Cum Laude) from Palm Beach Atlantic University with a concentration in Human Resource Management. Ms. Rogers earned her Certified Program Planner (CPP) certification from the LERN Institute.
Ms. Rogers has also received several awards, honors and recognition for her community service and leadership.
To contact Ms. Rogers please email her at email@example.com or call at 561-312-0539.
Shani Simpson enjoys fostering a sense of community through the arts and sciences. She’s grateful to be part of the inaugural team at WPBCAT, serving as the Program Director. Her primary responsibilities include directing, planning, & coordinating the development of the programs, as well as creating curriculum.
Shani has extensive experience in the non-profit sector within the areas of development, education, volunteerism, intergenerational activities, and special events through work in cultural and historical organizations in South Florida, Washington, D.C., and Maryland. Shani previously worked at the White House Historical Association, the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County, and the Armory Art Center.
A proud graduate of Florida schools, she received her Bachelor of International Studies from the University of Miami her Master’s in Non-Profit Management from Florida Atlantic University.
As both a visual artist and a teaching artist, Shani believes in the power of the arts to help students of all ages to see the world in a different light. Her works span the disciplines of painting, photography, and mixed media.
An avid traveler, Shani uses her travel experiences to teach with a global perspective on a local scale.
In her spare time Shani enjoys the various cultural offerings in Palm Beach County, participating annually in the Lake Worth Street Painting Festival, and volunteering at Christ Fellowship.