“Dedicated to Excellence and Ready to Serve”
Triple5teens culture of caring, service, and excellence begins with its management team. Each brings the experience, professionalism, and drive to fulfill the Triple5teens mission.
As the Chief Executive Officer of Triple5teens Ms. Brown is passionate about the youth in her community. With over 25 years of experience in providing child care services in licensed family daycare settings around the world, Dianne offers a unique world view to communicating with people. She has formal training in interpersonal communication, child abuse awareness and conflict resolution.
She has a B.S. degree in Child Development, from American Public University System (APUS) and A.A.S. degree in Elementary Education, from Mary Holmes Junior College. She is also a Master Certified Internet Webmaster Designer.
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Mr. Chan graduated from California State University of East Bay (Formerly CSU Hayward) with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. While attending college he also taught workshops of 35-180 students on general computer usage, email and internet searches.
He has also provided talks at the College of San Mateo on Career and Working, in the Pharmaceuticals Industry with emphasis on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). An Industry he has worked in for over 12 years in the Information Technology Sector. He has lived in Las Vegas for over 10 years and loves to give back to the community especially to teens because they are the future leaders of America.
Teen Program Director
Ms. Billups attends Legacy High School and is involved in several activities such as Volunteer Key Club Program and volunteering at school sporting events. Ardent about helping others she has also participated in community service events such as; Pet Smart that finds homes for orphan animals, Red Cross Blood Drives helping ensure donors’ paperwork was completed, and UNICEF fundraisers.
She is active in the Student Council Association where she shares concerns, ideas and interests with her fellow students, helps raise funds for school activities, community projects and helping people in need.
As the Teen Program Director she helps oversee the teens during community service and helps with team building activities, to help the youth develop initiative and leadership.
Teen Assistance Director
Ms. Brown attends Canyon Spring Jr. High School and is involved in several activities such as the team captain at Canyon Springs High School girl’s flag football, where she shares concerns, ideas and interests with her fellow team members.
Ardent about helping others she has also participated in community service at senior living community such as; building a flower garden in the court yard.
She shares concerns, ideas and interests with other teenager, helps raise awareness to help feed and clothe teens that are in need.
As the Teen Director she helps oversee the teens during community service and helps with team building activities, to help the youth develop initiative and leadership.
Each BOARD ADVISORS has a role in one of Triple5teens working board committees aligning with their professional expertise, enabling leadership to focus on key areas such as Solutions to conflict resolution such as Bullying, Access to career opportunities, Financial literacy, and Employment resource services through our program and by actively collaborating with community partners.
Pastor Kelcey Anderson West
Pastor, philanthropist, and playwright, Rev. Kelcey Anderson West was born on February 12, 1971, in Pontiac, Michigan.
A 1996 graduate of UNLV (after being expelled in 1991); Pastor West has been speaking and performing before large audiences since the age of 8.
In 1992, he created 32nd Street Theater (inside the library of Community College of Southern Nevada), a non-profit theater company. His theatrical credits as a self-taught playwright and director include “Two Sided Coins”, “A Gift Called Tomorrow”, “Quiet Time To Play”, and “If This World Were Mine – A Theatrical Tribute to the Music of Marvin Gaye.”
In 1993, he developed the now annual “Unity Through Knowledge” HBCU Tour and College Preparatory Program, which has helped more than 1,400 high school students tour and explore the academic opportunities available at historically black colleges and universities.
Ironically, it was during the 1998 HBCU Tour (Montgomery, Alabama) when he accepted his call into the ministry and during the 2004 HBCU Tour (Atlanta, GA) when he accepted his assignment to plant Nehemiah Ministries Christian Church in 2005.
As a community leader, Pastor West serves as the Moderator for the Pride of the West District Association, Vice President for the NV/CA Interstate Missionary Baptist Church Convention, Vice President for the Churches of Southern Las Vegas, and a newly elected member of Nevada’s Department of Education’s Family Engagement Board.
His professional experience includes serving as a Marketing Manager for such companies as Ultrazone, Coca-Cola and United Blood Services.
Although he has earned several awards, his greatest honor is serving as a devoted husband to Carmen and a proud father to Christopher, Kyle, and Cameron.
Dr. Tonya Allen Jenkins
Grant Writer Advisory
Dr. Tonya Allen Jenkins, Director of Education at the historic, National monument, Penn Center has an unbelievable love of education and has shown her love through her 32 years of dedication in educating our young children. 20 of those years being the Director of Education for the second oldest nonprofit organization on Hilton Head, Island.
Tonya has earned her doctorate degree in Education as well as two Masters in Early Childhood, Education and Curriculum, and Instruction from the University of Phoenix. Her Bachelor of Arts in Educational Studies/Elementary Education from Clark Atlanta University. Tonya is a proud member of the Beaufort County First Steps where she currently serves as vice-chair, National Association for the Education of Young Children, Certified Trainer for the American Red Cross, Member of the National Honor’s Society, and a trainer for South Carolina–Center for Child Care Career Development. Tonya has been instrumental in training educators as well as managing a nonprofit childcare facility of Teachers and support staff for over 30 years. During the course of her years, she has led her team to successfully elevate from a C rating to a B+ rating with South Carolina Advocates for Better Childcare and was successful in starting an SC 4k program in each facility.
Tonya’s life goal is to work at a place where she can make a difference and to touch as many people’s lives in a positive way and she feels as if she is where she can make that difference as being a part of the team at Penn Center.
Career Service Advisor
Dr. Rochelle Hooks
Dr. Rochelle Hooks has been an educator and storyteller for close to 40 years. She has taught classes and shared her stories from Early Childhood Special Education to Graduate Level Teacher Education courses. She is currently a Professor of Education at the College of Southern Nevada and the Director of the Nevada Storytelling Guild based in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Dr. Hooks’ love for stories came from her mother. She has honed her storytelling skills by telling Multicultural Tales, Literary Tales, Personal Tales, and Famous Narratives to people of all ages. She tells her stories at workshops, schools, and community events. She also enjoys teaching the craft of storytelling to teachers, families, and other professionals.
Dr. Hooks loves sharing the power of storytelling and uses it as a vehicle to teach, entertain, and heal.