Community Environmental justice, Healthcare Systems Development, Community Partnerships, Food Insecurities and Farmer Consortiums, Policy & Procedure Creation and Quality Assurance & Operation Management
Board Member, Market 166 Grocery & Co-Op Kitchen
Board President, Golden Gate Healthcare Resources, Inc.
Founder, AIG-14 NE Legislative Agriculture Coalition
Chair, Georgia Environmental Justice Education and Awareness Symposium
State Representative, State of Georgia 65th District
· Municipal Agriculture Resources
· Emergency Management
· Budget, Audits and Financial Sectors
· Government Performance Improvement Plans
Executive Director, Luke 17 & Associates, LLC / Home Healthcare Business Consultant
· Anaila Home Healthcare Services, Inc.
· Extended Blessings Personal Care Home
· Hope Hospice, Inc.
· Champion Hospice, Inc.
· Yellow Brick Road Personal Care Home
Master of Science in Administration, Central Michigan University, Arlington, Virginia
Major: Administration , Emphasis in Human Resources
Bachelor of Arts, Grambling State University, Grambling, Louisiana
Major: Political Science Emphasis in Public Policy
Certification in Volunteer Management, Leadership 101, Adairsville
Phase I environmental site assessments, Project Management, and Engineering Analysis for Geotechnical Explorations, Construction Materials Testing Projects
Board President Corey A. Reeves Community Foundation
Advisory Council for University of Parents
Co-Chair, Georgia Environmental Justice Education and Awareness Symposium
Councilman, City of South Fulton, District 5
· City Infrastructure
· Economic Development
· Environmental Solutions ( Ambient Air, Waste Management, Greenhouse Gases)
· Smart Cities and Technology Resources (IoT Sensors, Networks, and data applications)
· Budget and Financial Sectors
Vice-President, Aldridge Services, Inc. / Senior Environmental Engineer
· City of Atlanta Department of Aviation, Planning and Environmental Division/ Sr. Project Manager
· City of Atlanta Police Department Code Enforcement Division/ Sr. Project Manager
· Tuskegee Veteran Affairs / Sr. Project Manager
· R&D Environmental Consultants, Inc./ Environmental Tech
Attended Brewton Parker College, Mount Vernon, Georgia, Course work in accounting
· 40 hr. HAZWOPER/ HAZMAT
· 40 hr. Asbestos Inspector
· Asbestos Abatement Supervisor
· AHERA Asbestos Inspector
· Radiation Safety Officer
· Lead Based Paint Risk Assessor
Khadijah Abdur-Rahman is the Fulton County Commissioner for District 6, popularly known as “The Mighty6” commission district. “Commissioner Khadijah,” a business owner and community advocate, was elected overwhelmingly by the people of Southwest Atlanta and the communities in South Fulton County in November 2020. She secured the seat after a record-setting victory in the June 2020 Democratic Primary—winning by 16 points. She also made history by becoming the first Muslim woman elected in Georgia.
Joel K. Reid, Sr., is an Industrial Hygienist with the City of Atlanta's Department of Watershed Management and Owner of Focal Point Consulting Group, LLC. As an EHS Professional, Mr. Reid is responsible for health, safety and environmental issues facing all business operations for the Department of Watershed Management.
Lydia Glaize has accumulated 42 years of academic training and career experience in the areas of Finance, Education, Government and the Non-profit sectors. She is a Visionary Leader, former local elected leader, American Council on Germany Urban Sustainability Fellow, and a Regional Advocate focused on working to ensure Education, Economic; and Environmentally thriving communities.
J. Kyle Bryant is the CEO of Bryant Global, Inc. – an Environmental Consulting Firm that specializes in community engagement, risk communications, and economic development strategies for marginalized communities. Kyle has over 30 years of experience in the environmental field. Kyle earned his B.S. Degree in Zoology with a minor in Chemistry from Fort Valley State University (FVSU), in Fort Valley, GA. He also possesses an MPA, concentrating in Governmental Affairs, from Strayer University and he is currently pursuing his doctoral degree in Emergency Management & Critical Infrastructure. Kyle got his start in the environmental field during his undergraduate years at FVSU. As a student at FVSU, he helped to organize the first Environmental Justice Summit for the Woolfolk Citizens Response Group (WCRG), a local grassroots organization created to address citizens’ concerns involving a nearby Superfund Site. He has also volunteered as a technical resource for several other grassroots EJ organizations throughout the southeast. Kyle formerly served as a Member of the EPA’s National Environmental Justice Advisory Council (NEJAC) as well as on the ATSDR’s Community-Tribal Subcommittee to the Board of Scientific Counselors (CTS-BSC).
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