Board of Directors
Angela Stamps - Founder, Executive Director, Program Coordinator
Angela Stamps is a Detroit native raised in Flint, MI. She resided in Los Angeles, CA for 17 years working as a licensed Cosmetologist. While living in Los Angeles, she became a bike commuter and founded Kentakee Athletic & Social Clubs. She returned to Flint in 2010 to start teenage athletic and educational programs for underserved youth. Since 2012, Angela has created and provides bike programming in the Flint and surrounding areas. She commuted exclusively by bike for 10 years. Her hobbies include biking, listening to music, reading, volunteering and journaling.
Marie Jones-Watts - President, Board Chair
Marie is a Flint native and has served on Kentakee's Board since January, 2013. Employed for over 26 years at Genesee Health System (formerly known as Genesee County Community Mental Health), Marie holds a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, Master's Degree in Counseling and is licensed by the State of Michigan as a Professional Counselor and Certified Advanced Addictions Counselor. Marie is also a NETA (National Exercise Trainers Association) Certified Group Fitness Instructor. For over 20 years, she has inspired others to reach their health and wellness goals by teaching a variety of group exercise formats in the Greater Flint area. Her hobbies include cycling, kayaking, sewing, playing the clarinet, traveling and gardening.
Donna Taylor - Treasurer
Donna Taylor enjoys assisting grassroots community development organizations with their mission and goals. She has served on the Kentakee Board since March, 2012. She developed a love for nutritional health and physical activity, especially for our youth during her tenure, as a nutrition educator at Michigan State University Extension. Donna is a licensed Cosmetologist, Zumba Instructor, and certified vegan/raw food Chef. Her hobbies include ballroom dancing, knitting, crocheting and acting in local community theatre productions.
Michael Wright - Board Member
Mike Wright is the chief technology officer at the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, a job that involves designing, maintaining and administering all manner of digital technology used at Mott’s headquarters in Flint, as well as in field offices around the world. Mike joined Kentakee Athletic & Social Clubs Board May, 2019. Mike earned a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from University of Michigan-Flint. Wright volunteers as a Boy Scouts leader, and he has coached students in the Fenton AGS Middle School FIRST Tech Challenge and the Durant-Tuuri-Mott FIRST Lego League. Wright serves as a board member at Red Ink Flint and is a director and co-founder of the community makerspace Factory Two. He also serves on the agenda committee for the Technology Affinity Group. Wright enjoys hiking, biking and camping.
Janelle McGann - Youth Advisor
Janelle Epiphany McGann was born in North Carolina on Camp Lejeune growing up in the metropolitan area of Atlanta, GA. Janelle has served on Kentakee Athletic & Social Clubs Board and Youth Advisory Council since March, 2018. Moving to Flint after the recession, she discovered Berston Bicycle Club Project, which revolutionized her life. She regularly commutes by bike to volunteer, work and school. Janelle enjoys reading romance novels, studying her bible and journaling.
Earl Hall - Youth Advisor
Earl is active in the community , a full time student, and a future plastic surgeon. Earl has served on Kentakee Athletic & Social Clubs Board March, 2020 and the Youth Advisory Council since its inception. His favorite activities include biking, spending quality time with family and friends and learning the wonders of the world.