The Board

Meet Our Team

Natausha Bushell is the Administrator at Somebody Who Cares Destiny Empowerment Center Mrs. Bushell understands the demands of running a successful business and is determined to make Somebody Who Cares Destiny Empowerment Center a success. She also successfully attended Oakland Community College Achieving the Dean’s List. Graduating with a G.P.A of 3.5. Her high levels of responsibilities are:
  • Youth Development
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Assisting Clients
  • Directing and program facilitation
  • Prepare Financial Statements
  • Perform data entry
  • Make sure filing system is up to date
  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of projects
It is obvious Natausha is highly qualified in business and proficient in handling multiple tasks. Her mission is to respond with love and respect, and to provide the available resources needed in order to repair waste cities, broken homes, and broken dreams. Therefore, along with her husband Antonio Bushell, she is determined to make Somebody Who Cares Destiny Empowerment Center a success.
Robert Warmack is the President of Somebody Who Cares Destiny Empowerment Center. Robert has many years of experience in education, training, leadership, communications, and organizational skills. Robert has worked with the children and therefore has experienced the demand for a much-needed program like Somebody Who Cares Destiny Empowerment Center. Robert currently works as a Adjunct Professor at Spring Arbor University in Spring Arbor, MI. His responsibilities are:
  • Provide Master of Counseling Program students with subject matter instruction.
  • Provide mentoring to counseling students.
  • Provide student advising in the area of career and internship decisions.
  • Provide input to university administration concerning curriculum and counseling program development.
    In 2008 to 2011 he served as Principal of George Crockett Academy (K – 8) in Detroit, MI and under his leadership his accomplishments were as follows:
  • School-wide MEAP math increase by 46% (2009 - 2010)
  • Earned Skillman Good Schools for both Elementary and Middle School
  • Established RTI and PBS Program
  • Managed 5-million-dollar budget, books closed in the black both 3 years.
  • Established Title-I Program for at-risk students
  • Made AYP each year
  • Earned MDE Award “Beating the Odds” 7th and 8th Grade
  • (2009 – 2010) Breakfast Challenge Award winner for increasing serving breakfast by 150% number one in the State of Michigan
  • Increased enrollment by 30% and maintained a 120-student waiting list.
  • Established academic games team, placed in top 3 2009 and 2010 state super tournament
  • Facilitating a team to begin the progress of building a new school
  • Robert will bring high levels of educational experience as an aid, and support the mission and goals of the Somebody Who Cares Destiny Empowerment Center program.
Jerica McBride is the Vice President and Secretary of Somebody Who Cares Destiny Empowerment Center. As a Career Development Counselor, Jerica has over 14 years of experience in career planning, college preparation, and public speaking. Jerica received a BA, in Psychology at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI and a MA, in Counseling at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI. Jerica currently works at the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, MI Chapter in Detroit, MI specializing in Education and Career Development Coordinator. Jerica also currently works with the American Counselor Association. Her responsibilities include:
  • Career Development
  • Administer career, skill and personality assessments
  • Teach proper resume preparation, interview skills and job search
  • Facilitate six week on the job training program each year
  • Locate possible employers and assist with job search
  • College Planning
  • Provide academic support to high school students
  • Assist with resolving financial aid concerns for college, by providing assistance with scholarship search and completing forms
  • Escort students to college campus tours
  • Determine graduation and college entrance requirements
  • Establish relationships with university advisors and other personnel
  • Facilitate and coordinate Summer Enrichment and Tutorial program
  • Public Speaking/Community Involvement
  • Speak with employers and schools regarding sickle cell disease and the American Disabilities Act
  • Attend health and community fairs
  • Interview and hire volunteers
  • Speak to youth regarding academic and social needs and problems
Jerica will bring high levels of counseling experience as an aid, and support the mission and goals of the Somebody Who Cares Destiny Empowerment Center program.