Executive Staff

Administration Team



Executive Director

As our Executive Director, Takisha (she/they) supervises the entire organization while following through on the vision laif out by the board.. You may find them sitting in on a training, recording an update in our Facebook group, sending an array of emails, or just checking in on the team. Her favorite task for CMC is developing partnerships with other organizations and building relationships that help strengthen the overall mission of the organization.

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Janell Barron DO



Director of Operations

Janell’s (she/her) role as our Director of Operations is to work more closely with the Executive Director to move our mission and vision forward. She is responsible for ensuring the entire organization is on track at the national and local level. You can also find Janell facilitating meetings through our Harlem/Bronx chapter or keeping our Facilitator trainees on their toes during a mock meeting.

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Elina Alston - MC



Meetings Coordinator

Elina’s (she/her) role is focused on supporting our chapters to ensure their meeting registration information makes it onto our website. Her role on our team has been greatly appreciated. You can also find Elina championing for all things CMC on her social media page and leading the way for her Haitian Creole speaking families through the Northern NJ chapter.

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Leadership Development



Trainings Coordinator

LaShanda (she/her) brings the energy of utilizing our CMC space to build her “Black Girl Army”. As our Trainings Coordinator, her role is to provide guidance to those who show interest in joining our National Network and seek to bring our sacred space to their lactating communities. We’re moving closer and closer to a Black Lactation Support Army with each passing day.

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Wesley Hargrett



Wes (he/him) has been part of the CMC community in partnership through Baby Carriers Provided (BCP) since 2020. We have been happy for him to join us in sprucing up our graphics and logos. He has joined our national team on a more consistent basis to help guide us through our mission and vision.

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