The LTYC Board of Dirctors use their wisdom and creativity to provide exceptional leadership to the organization.  The Board partners with the Founders and Executive Director to determine strategic direction and growth opportunities for LTYC. The Board uses the principles of Counsel, Connections, Conviction, and Change to guide them.

Leaders of Tomorrow Youth Center, Inc. (LTYC) is looking for additional professionals who can contribute ideas and insights into the structure and the direction of this growing organization. We encourage individuals with a wide variety of backgrounds in education, arts management, business/entrepreneurship, social work, marketing, development and finance to give serious consideration to joining the Board of Directors of LTYC.

The Board meets quarterly and on special occasions, when required to make immediate decisions on unique issues.

If you have the qualities we are looking for and feel motivated to play a part in making significant inroads with LTYC, we want to hear from you. Please contact boarddirection@ltyc.net or complete the online inquiry form.

Current LTYC Board

Nina "Lyrispect" Ball, Voting Board Member

Lyrispect is an award-winning lyricist, author, activist, educator and voiceover artist whose work empowers, challenges and inspires through the compelling marriage of multiple art forms. Lyrispect is an activist and advocate for girls, women, people of color and marginalized communities.

She received classical theater training from Baltimore School for the Arts and specialize in voiceover, accents, education, performance and event curation. Lyrispect is a proud member of the Spoken Soul 215 Collective and Co-Executive producer of the Harvest Open Mic and Showcase Experience and author of "The PreCursor".

She received her B.A. in Film and African-American Studies from Temple University and has been fortunate to create with and for organizations such as BLACK GIRLS ROCK!, Array Now, Lululemon, Barnes Foundation Opera Philadelphia and The NAACP.  

Conor Donnan, Voting Board Member

Conor Joseph Donnan is an author, educator, and leader within the nonprofit world. He received his B.A. in History from Ulster University in Ireland. Afterward, Conor moved to the United States to obtain a Master’s degree in Historical Studies from the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC). He is currently a doctoral candidate in the History Department at the University of Pennsylvania.

Growing up in war-torn Northern Ireland, Conor developed a belief in the importance of open dialogue and education. He supports activism that is grounded in principles of compassion and empathy. Therefore, Conor hopes to build an educational system that works for all young people regardless of their background. 

Mudiwa Johnson, Voting Board Member

Mudiwa Johnson is an author, educator, and mentor for girls. Her passion is to inspire youth to pursue their passions and develop an entrepreneurial mindset. Mudiwa is a graduate of Morgan State University, Trinity Washington University, and is pursuing a doctorate in education from Notre Dame of Maryland University. She has been a business educator in the Baltimore school system for over a decade and is dedicated to enriching the lives of young people. Mudiwa has mentored  hundreds of young people, helping them discover their aspirations, talents, and purpose. As an educator, she has taught several professional development courses for novice and tenured teachers within the Baltimore area. Now she serves as an instructional leader and supervisor within the Baltimore school system. Mudiwa is focused on building her brand as an entrepreneur and becoming a change agent within the education field that impacts the next generation.

Joshua Papsan, Voting Board Member

Joshua Papsan is currently employed with the Baltimore Gas and Electric as a Manager in Automation Contracting and Design in Baltimore, MD. Joshua’s ties to the Baltimore community has renewed his focus to support the community that blessed him with wonderful opportunities. Joshua obtained his Masters of Business Administration from UMUC and Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from York College of Pennsylvania. Joshua enjoys coaching youth sports and interacting daily with his daughters Leah and Eleanor.   Joshua resides in Pasadena, Maryland with his wife, who is an elementary school teacher, and his two daughters.

Dr. Darian Senn-Carter, Voting Board Member

Dr. Darian Senn-Carter is a nationally recognized educator with teaching and leadership experience (K-12 and higher education) in supporting student engagement and success through the design of students’ educational experiences of access, progress and completion.  He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Maryland, Master’s Degree in Homeland Security Management from Towson University, and Doctorate Degree in Educational Leadership from Edgewood College.

Dr. Senn-Carter believes that education plays a vital role in the community and has become immersed in rich and diverse offerings to support student success. He volunteers and mentors students within Baltimore City, Prince George’s County, and Anne Arundel County.  His passion is in the development and implementation of structures to support the success of all students.

Tynia Wainwright, Voting Board Member

Tynia Wainwright has more than two decades of federal government experience to include fifteen years as a former military spouse (U.S. Army).  Tynia is currently employed with the United States Secret Service as a Security Specialist in Washington, D.C. Tynia’s Collateral Duty experience as an EEO Counselor and Peer Support Leader has reinforced her desire to assist individuals in need. Tynia obtained her BA in Organizational Management and MS in Marriage, Couples, and Family Counseling (Concentration in Military Families). Tynia is currently pursuing her LCPC licensure as well as completing coursework in Healing Touch Therapy.   Tynia resides in Odenton, Maryland with her son who is currently a sophomore at George Mason University.

Dr. Kadri Webb, Board Chairman

The Rev. Kadri J. Webb is a native of Baltimore, Maryland and currently serves as the Senior Pastor/Teacher of the St. John Missionary Baptist Church of Oceanside, CA. He has served in this capacity since October 2014. He earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from the University of Maryland Baltimore County and a Master of Divinity Degree from the Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University. He is currently pursuing the Doctor of Ministry degree at the New Brunswick Theological Seminary.

Prior to being called to the St. John Church, Rev. Webb served on the ministerial staff of the Morning Star Baptist Church in Catonsville, Maryland, where he was licensed and ordained. Since his arrival, Rev. Webb has opened the doors of St. John to the entire community, served special meals, completed a major renovation of the church, and invited local clergy to join together to help veterans receive household goods for their new homes. As a result of his community engagement, he was awarded the NAACP Religious Service and Activism Award. Rev. Webb serves on the Board of Directors of Interfaith Community Services, a nonprofit organization that empowers people in need to stabilize their lives through comprehensive programs in partnership with diverse faith communities and people of compassion.

Rev. Kadri J. Webb is a man of action who lives and believes that “Actions speak louder than words.”