Board of Directors

Little hands, big hearts.

Alice Reeves


Alice is a private school administrator in Monrovia, Liberia and Co-Pastors Providence Baptist Church. She has been a Board member since 2014. She resides in Liberia.

Cecil Weefur


Cecil is a founding member of ECCF and has been Board Chairman since 2010. He is retired and resides in Oak Ridge, NC.

Debi Pender


Debi is a former state of Florida Alcohol & Beverage Commission executive and currently works as a Legal Consultant in the industry. She has been a board member since 2016 and resides in Tallahassee, Florida.

Guila Cooper


Guila B. Cooper is a native of Augusta, GA. She is a graduate of Bennett College in Greensboro, NC and has further studied at Erskine University in Due West, South Carolina and Harvard University. Rev. Cooper was ordained by the High Point Missionary and Educational Baptist Association in 2011 and is an associate minister at the Oak Ridge First Baptist Church, Oak Ridge, NC. Guila currently serves as Director of Alumni Relations & Development in the School of Health Sciences at Winston-Salem State University.

Hannah Baker


Hannah is a Youth Board Member. She is a student at North Carolina State University and resides in Oak Ridge, NC

Lamont Allen


Lamont W. Allen is the Legal Advisor to Each Child Counts. He holds a Juris Doctorate and is the owner of a Legal firm. He resides in Modesto, California and has been a Board member since 1998

Michael Baker is an IP Attorney residing in Oak Ridge, North Carolina


Dr. Michael Baker is the Chief IP Counsel for Qorvo, a semiconductor company that designs and manufactures radio frequency systems for wireless and broadband communications. He is the father of Nehemiah and Hannah Baker and the husband of 30 years to Pamela Baker.

Pamela Baker


Pam is the owner of a Vocal Studio and is a Gospel Artist who has performed internationally. She has been a board member since 2001 and resides in Oak Ridge, NC.

Richard Russ


Shari Weefur


Shari is a founding member of ECCF. She works as an IT Professional and resides in Oak Ridge, NC.

T. Michael Weah


Michael is the founder and Board Chair of We Care, our partner NGO, in Monrovia, Liberia. He has been a board member since 1998. He resides in Liberia.

The Board of Directors of Each Child Counts would like to thank you for “25” years of support. We started this journey with the goal of feeding children suffering from the devastating effects of civil war. We are now training individuals who we believe will one day feed their nation.

Some Of Our Respected Happy Clients Says