Kina King is the devoted wife of Daniel T. King and the mother of two beautiful daughters Danisha and Keymareeah King. She is an active role model in her community and local churches. Kina is a visionary and an extraordinary playwright. Kina King is the CEO of “Consecrated King Productions” This non-profit business is meant to reach the multitude by way of drama and music. She sends out messages of hope and encouragement for all. Kina strives to bring out the best in everyone one she comes in contact with. Kina is certainly dedicated and committed to serve in various areas in the community.
Renica Minott has been a NBCA board member since June 2020 and she serves on both the Finance and Strategic planning committees. She earned her bachelor’s degree at Grand Valley State University in Sociology, her master’s degree at Western Michigan University in Counseling, and her doctorate at Ferris State University in Community College Leadership. Renica currently works in the College of Community & Public Services at GVSU as a Senior Academic Advisor. She is actively involved with diversity and inclusion initiatives in her roles as an Inclusion Advocate and member of the Network of Advisors for Racial Equity which examines ways to improve the institution’s campus culture and climate for underrepresented groups. Renica has been a licensed professional counselor for the past 20 years and started her career in higher education as a faculty counselor at her alma mater, Muskegon Community College where she provided leadership in the development of initiatives around high-impact practices for student engagement and retention. Her work as an advocate for students with disabilities also extended to her role as a former, board member of Disability Network of West Michigan.
Scott Embree has been a New Branches board member since April 2011. He has been appointed the chair of the Finance Committee and also serves on the School Improvement Committee. Scott is a Financial Services Professional. He is originally from the Chicagoland area, and graduated from Grand Valley State University in 2009 with a Bachelors of Business Administration. Scott’s concentration was international business, finance and Spanish. He is an active member of the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce and Grand Rapids Young Professionals. He spends time volunteering with Kids Food Basket and Boys and Girls Club of Grand Rapids.
Steve Null has been on the board since December 2012, Steve also sits on the Facilities Advisory Group. Steve is co-founder of Universal Decontamination Services (UDECON, LLC) which was founded in January of 2005 and Director of Field Operations. Steve has lived in the West Michigan area since 1985. Steve is married with 5 grown children and 7 grandchildren. Steve has over 22 years of experience in the construction of commercial and residential structures. Steve sits on the Heart of West Michigan United Way Health Vision Council. Steve is an active member with the Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce.
Dawn has been a Board member since December 2010. She has lived in the Grand Rapids area all of her life having graduated from Davenport College with a degree in Legal Administration. Dawn has been a Regional Manager with International Student Exchange, a non-profit high-school aged exchange program, for the past five years. She is an active member of the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce, where she was named Ambassador of the Year for 2010. She is also involved in the Grandville-Jenison and Walker Chambers of Commerce. Dawn is also a member of The Kenowa Chapter of AMBUCS™, Inc., a non-profit service organization of men and women dedicated to creating mobility and independence for people with disabilities. While being active in many community events, she also loves to travel here and abroad, and enjoys spending time with her family.