Rosemary Britts enjoys helping others and takes every opportunity in life to do just that. She is a happily married mother of five children, ages 5 to 25. Her oldest daughter lives with sickle cell disease (SS) which gives her a natural passion for bringing awareness of the disease to the forefront.
Rosemary is the Executive Director of Sickle Cell Association, a nonprofit that she founded November 2011. This was a move prompted by the lack of a community-based organization for sickle cell and the fact that her oldest child is living with the disease.
Rosemary has obtained her Master of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. She is a devoted choir member at her church – Christ Temple Family Church – as well as a member of the Professional Women’s Group of Connections to Success for which she serves on the leadership team. Rosemary is a member of the American Red Cross Charles Drew Advisory and Planning Committees and has volunteered as a wish granter for the Make A Wish Foundation as a way to give back after her daughter’s wish was granted. Rosemary also finds time to “Empower Women” and thrives on helping women achieve “Beauty Naturally”.
Tamnecca Reid, Community Health Worker, knows the population she works with. She lives with sickle cell (SS) and has two children with the disease (SS). Tamnecca works to locate those living with sickle cell and complete an intake of information to help pair them with the programs and services to help them live the best life possible with sickle cell disease.
When she is not working at the Sickle Cell Association, you will find her volunteering in areas like St. Louis Children’s Hospital to further bring assistance to those affected by sickle cell.
Ericka L. Greene is the Certified Sickle Cell Disease Educator/Counselor, who provides care coordination for those not connected with a sickle cell disease medical professional and/or services, conducts needs assessment, and assistance with other services for those in the sickle cell community. She provides awareness and understanding regarding sickle cell disease, as well as its affect on the family, as a whole. She advocates for all things sickle cell related for those who may not have a strong support system and who may be in need of a helping hand or someone willing to listen during a time of crisis.
Ericka holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Lindenwood University and has a vast background in social services, volunteerism, and an ability to connect through her own personal experience of living with sickle cell disease.