Board Members

Candace Culbertson

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  Founder/Chair

Candace Culbertson is a native of North Little Rock, Arkansas. She graduated from UofA Little Rock, receiving her Bachelors of Arts in Sociology, while minoring in Criminal Justice and Nonprofit Leadership Studies. She also has a Masters of Science in Human and Social Services. Candace is a Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP). As the Founder and Chair of Youth Development Initiative Inc., she holds a passion for preparing youth for adulthood through social and academic empowerment. 

Aundreya Sanders

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Secretary

Aundreya Sanders is a native of McGehee, Arkansas. She graduated from UofA Little Rock, receiving her Bachelors of Arts in Political Science. Aundreya is currently pursuing her Juris Doctor at William H. Bowen School of Law. She hopes to be a criminal defense attorney, working to reform the disparate impact that the justice system imposes on minority communities. She believes her purpose is to ensure that all individuals receive equal access to justice.

Breann Hansberry

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Treasurer

Breann Hansberry is a native of Little Rock, Arkansas. She is currently pursuing a Bachelors of Science in Health Education and Promotion with a minor in Psychology. Breann has developed aspirations to become a traveling nurse; all for the purpose of addressing the disparities in health education afflicting different communities. Ms. Hansberry is passionate about helping others in every way possible.

Corbin Noel

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Marketing

Corbin Noel is a native of Marianna, Arkansas. He graduated from the University of Central Arkansas, receiving his Bachelors of Business Administration in Marketing. Currently, Corbin is a Graduate Assistant pursuing a Masters of Science in Sport Commerce at the University of Memphis. He is passionate about utilizing sport to help youth gain essential social and leadership skills.