Dr. Faye Barner
Executive Director of Counselor Education and Supervision, and Co-Founder of the National Association of Black Counselors
Dr. Faye Barner is a licensed professional counselor, licensed substance abuse treatment practitioner, and certified sex offender treatment provider with over 15 years of experience in the mental health field. She also serves as a professor in Counselor Education and Supervision. Dr. Barner is a role model, mentor, and clinical supervisor to numerous students, specializing in working with children and adolescents. She earned her Doctor of Philosophy from Regent University in Counselor Education and Supervision.
Executive Director of Human Services Administration, and Co-Founder of the National Association of Black Counselors
Tamara Ferebee is a licensed professional counselor with over 20 years of experience. She is dedicated to counseling and causes that make a difference in people’s lives. Tamara has worked in various settings and has a particular passion for working with families, couples, multicultural populations, women, and faith-based organizations. She has also advocated for addressing suicide, trauma, and grief. Apart from counseling, Tamara is passionate about teaching, training, mentoring, and consulting. She serves as a clinical supervisor and mentor to many and is pursuing her Doctorate of Education in Human Services Administration at NOVA Southeastern University.
The Executive Committee is the governing body of NABC, responsible for overseeing the organization’s activities and ensuring its mission and goals are met. It consists of NABC’s Executive Directors, elected and appointed officers, and members of NABC’s Divisions. The Executive Committee holds the fiduciary duty to protect the organization’s resources and strategically address issues facing the counseling profession.
Current Executive Committee:
Dr. M. Nickleson Battle, Jr. – President
Angele Moss – Vice President
Dr. A’Tasha Christian – Secretary
Dr. Latonia Laffitte – Treasurer
Chasity Fowlkes – Member-At-Large
Clayton Andrews – Member-At-Large
These dedicated individuals collectively contribute to the leadership and direction of NABC, working together to advance the organization’s mission and advocate for Black mental health and the counseling profession.