Let Freedom Ring Foundation Board of Advisors

James Boswell Bio

James Boswell, Chair

Following a twenty-five-year career in both the public and private legal sectors, James Boswell is a partner in the Williamsburg, VA, consulting firm of Christopher James Associates, LLC. He also teaches Business Law and Ethics at the Raymond A. Mason School of Business at William & Mary and teaches Compliance and Contract Law for Cornell Law School.

James graduated from William & Mary in 1986 and holds degrees from the University of Georgia and Harvard University. He serves as Chair of the Williamsburg Planning Commission and is a member of the Board of Directors of the William & Mary Libraries.

James recently completed six years of service on the Advisory Board of the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts in Winston-Salem, NC, serving as Chair in his last year, and he continues to serve as co-Chair of a committee tasked with re-imagining the museum facility. He also serves on the Advisory Board of The Williamsburg Institute, a collaboration between William & Mary and the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.




 Nat, a native of Williamsburg VA retired from the Maryland Port Administration in Baltimore, MD.  He served as a Senior Environmental Planner and Special Assistant to the Governor’s Deputy Chief of Staff in Maryland.  His experience includes technical and engineering coordination; budget; environmental planning; and intergovernmental review of construction, renovation and demolition.  He served as the Lead Planner in the Baltimore Office of Business Development and Transportation Planner for the State of Maryland. He served in both the United States Navy and Army Reserves and is currently a reader on The Voice and training pledge coordinator and Team Leader for WHRO in Norfolk, VA.  He is the recipient of several awards including Community Service Award, United Charity Campaign; Loaned Executive Award, Maryland Charity Campaign; Certificate of Appreciation, Maryland Department of the Environment (Black History Committee) and the Award of Appreciation, U. S. 301 Transportation Corridor Study.


Martine is the President & CEO MARC Global Communications, has over 20 years’ experience developing and managing leading corporate and celebrity brands. She has created and orchestrated comprehensive marketing, strategic and crisis communications campaigns on behalf of Fortune 50 to establish the nation’s largest New York -based programmatic TV advertising platform, AdMore, and Seattle digital video streaming pioneer Real Networks, whom she served as vice president and member of the board. She’s also assisted in launching and leading key cable and satellite programming services such as Viacom’s VH1, where she was vice president of corporate communications, and America’s most popular financial news provider, Comcast’s CNBC, during that channel’s formative years. Her combination of media savvy and deep passion for sports led to fruitful collaborations with the NCAA, USA Olympics, USA Swimming and Rock & Republic Pro Cycling, among others. She’s likewise handled some of the sports world’s most delicate crisis communications work with Penn State University and former international cycling champion Tyler Hamilton, co-author of “The Secret Race: Inside the Hidden World of the Tour de France.”  Martine has also assisted The Historic First Baptist Church and the Foundation’s Steering Committee with the 2018 Black History Programs, which resulted in a message on desegregating the 11:00 AM Worship Service to more than 9 million listeners.


Andrea Donnor is a proven executive who has delivered results across a variety of industries. Currently, she is the Director of Marketing Acquisitions Operations for Capital One. Prior to joining Capital One she was Vice President of Operations for Solis, Inc., a private equity backed diagnostic imaging company focused on women’s health. Ms. Donnor also spent 9 years at DaVita, Inc. as a Director of Corporate Strategy and Regional Operations Director for the outpatient dialysis clinics in Eastern Virginia. In addition to her healthcare experience, Ms. Donnor began her career as a strategy consultant at the Boston Consulting Group and IBM. She was also a pharmaceutical sales representative at Pfizer.

Ms. Donnor’s passion is her work in the community. She is a City of Williamsburg appointed at-large-member on the Williamsburg-James City County School Board of which she currently serves as Vice Chair. Ms. Donnor is a Trustee of the Williamsburg Health Foundation. She is the Immediate Past President of the Governing Board of the Wellesley Alumnae of African Descent. She is President of the Newport News (VA) Chapter of the Links, Incorporated. She is also a Life Member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated and a member of Jack & Jill of America, Incorporated. She is a former Board Member of Williamsburg Montessori School. 

Ms. Donnor has a B.A. from Wellesley College and an MBA from Harvard University Business School. She is a certified ICF-ACC and Integral Coach and is the founder and CEO of Souleil, LLC a boutique executive coaching and consulting firm.

She lives in Williamsburg with her husband and daughter.


Juanita is President/CEO of JF Global Enterprises, LLC., She is a Business Coach, Healthcare Consultant, Published Author, and Radio/Television Host. Juanita is currently a compliance consultant/advisor to the Department Health and Human Services (DHHS)/HRSA Bureaus on federally funded health care programs.

Early in her 40+ year career, Juanita served at multiple hospitals including Vice-President, Operations at Mary Immaculate Healthcare Corporation in Newport News, VA. She served as Adjunct Professor, School of Business, Thomas Nelson Community College while founding a healthcare and management consulting company specializing in federal government contracts in 1994. Juanita was successful in executing multiple contracts in South America and the Caribbean on behalf of the U.S. Southern Command/Department of Defense (DoD)/ Humanitarian Assistance Program (HAP) and Department of State (The company fielded United States teams of subject matter experts in healthcare administration, epidemiology, HIV/AIDS, and disaster preparedness). Juanita worked with foreign governments, and non-government organizations to conduct in-country assessments and make recommendations to the U.S. government. The company received a letter of commendation from DoD for project execution and delivery and by request presented the project model to the U.S. Pentagon.

On behalf of the U.S. Navy, the company hired Licensed Clinical Counselors who provided clinical/mental health counseling services in seven states to military families which included over 150,000 counseling sessions conducted between 2000 – 2005. Other federal contracts included technical and administrative support for agencies such as NASA, General Services Administration, U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, Veteran Affairs
and Health and Human Services. She developed and piloted a program at the Hampton VA Medical Center that significantly increased hospital revenues and leveraged federal funding allocations. The model was presented to the Veteran Affairs Headquarters and later to the Senate Veteran Affairs committee. 

Starting in 2009, Juanita served as a global consultant/program evaluator for the US President Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) a global initiative launched in 2003 under the President George W. Bush Administration designed to decrease number of deaths from HIV/AIDS. PEPFAR is the largest commitment by any nation worldwide to address a single disease, saving 25 million lives, and preventing millions of infections in 50 countries. (U.S. Government Partnership Framework Initiative). She assisted in the development and revisions of the Clinical Assessment Systems Strengthening (ClASS) evaluation tool for (DHHS/HRSA) used to assess progress and sustainability of (PEPFAR) programs both at the contractor’s Headquarters in the U.S. and the in-country partner implementation. (Evaluated Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and Harvard University’s Track 1 PEPFAR funded programs, Columbia University’s Nursing Education Partnership Initiative (NEPI) programs and George Washington University’s Medical Education Partnership Initiative (MEPI) in multiple African countries). Trained
teams at University of California at San Francisco (UCSF), University of Washington (UW), Ukrainian National Training Center (UNTC) and Ukrainian Center for Disease Control on the (ClASS) tool used to evaluate in-country program’s capacity and compliance with U.S. Government regulations. Conducted workshops for federal project officers on the ClASS model and assessment tool). Conducted CLASS in-country
assessments in Haiti, Ukraine and over ten African countries. Conducted training in South Africa for African-based consultants (representing several countries) on U.S. government compliance and ClASS. Provided training to “in-country” Center for Disease Control (CDC) staff on ClASS. Conducted Headquarters’ assessments of HRSA funded USG partners implementing global programs. 

Juanita was appointed by former Governor Tim Kaine and reappointed by former Governor Bob McDonnell to the Veterans Service Foundation Board (VSF). Juanita served eight years on the Board with four years as Vice-Chair to support military families throughout Virginia. She was a steering committee member of ALLTOGETHER, an organization focused on racial reconciliations and a founding member of “The Center of Excellence for Aging and Lifelong Health,” developed as a community model and resource for seniors aging in place. Juanita served as an executive member of the Board. 

Juanita earned a B.S. Degree in Health Information Management from East Carolina University, and a master’s degree in business administration from Hampton University. Juanita was nominated for the prestigious East Carolina University (ECU) Black Alumni Chapter’s (BAC) 2018 Laura Marie Leary Elliott Courageous Leader Award. Elliott was the first African American to graduate from the University. This Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes individuals who “consistently exemplify the attributes of pioneers who have devoted their time and effort in servant leadership.”


Rev. Dr. Julie G. Grace is a preacher, Christian educator, counselor, public speaker, and community leader from Williamsburg, Virginia. She is the Minister of Christian Education of the Historic First Baptist Church, is a member of the Steering Committee, and serves as the liaison between the church’s collegiate ministry and students from The College of William & Mary. She has authored numerous resources on addressing matters critical to salvation, human existence, and the practical application of God’s divine teachings.

Dr. Grace served on the Board of Directors of the Let Freedom Ring Foundation, which supports educational, restoration, conservation, and
protection efforts related to the First Baptist Church’s history, building, objects, landscapes, and artifacts. She also served as the Chairperson of the Education and Scholarship Task Force. 

She holds a Doctor of Divinity, focusing on conflict transformation in the church from the Morehouse School of Religion in Atlanta, Georgia. She earned a Master of Divinity in Psychology of Religion and Pastoral Care from Morehouse and a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Saint Leo University in Saint Leo, Florida. 

Dr. Grace concurrently serves as the founder and CEO of Dunamis Grace, LLC, The Travel Attendant, LLC, and is a local Black Histories Community Advisory Board member. She resides in Williamsburg on her ancestral land, once owned by her great-grandfather, James Andrew Jones. Her passions are preaching, teaching the Word of God, and singing to God’s glory as an active member of the choir.


Rev. Juanita Graham is an ordained minister, counselor, and author of Find Your Voice Find Your Healing. She entered the ministry after graduating from William & Mary with a M.Ed. in Agency Counseling and is now an associate minister at The Historic First Baptist Church in Williamsburg, Virginia. As a counselor, she has worked the last 20 years counseling survivors of domestic and sexual violence and overseeing the outreach services they are provided. As a minister and experienced counselor, she also conducts educational presentations and workshops.

Rev. Graham was also a former Director for the Let Freedom Ring Foundation from its inception through 2023, and now serves on the Advisory Board.


Mike Holtzman, President of BLJ Worldwide, an international public relations firm, and a business partner of Peter Brown, the Beatles’ former manager.  Mike is a College of William and Mary graduate who has served as a member of the Advisory Board of the Reves Center for International Studies. He has also served at the helm of Colonial Williamsburg’s communications operations, responsible for marketing, branding and public relations at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.  He is credited with managing the successful global campaign on behalf of China's bid to host the 2008 Summer Olympics. As a result, he was named "PR Person of the Year." He also delivered the 2010 Winter Olympics to Vancouver and the 2022 FIFA World Cup to Qatar. His former positions include U. S. State Department; Federal Emergency Management Agency, as media liaison during its response to the September 11 attacks; Office of the U. S. Trade Representative; Weber Shandwick; Director of public affairs, Council on Foreign Relations and FEMA media liaison for 1993 World Trade Center bombing.

KIM JORDAN (Descendant)

As a member of the First Baptist Church Diaconate, Kim Jordan provides leadership in the area of membership, evangelism, ordinances, missions, benevolence, visitation and pastoral ministry. Kim serves as one of the watchful guardians of the purity and good order of the church, striving to maintain a healthful tone of Christian faith and activity in the body.  Kim also provides orientation classes for new members and assists the Pastor in supervising the activities of the church.


Jon Martin has 45 years in entertainment and currently serves as the Director of Williamsburg Live for the Virginia Arts Festival. He is the former owner of Martin Entertainment, LLC, which provided consulting, logistical, touring, accounting, and administrative services for entertainment professionals. He coordinated artists’ personal and business management teams and administered day-to-day operations for clients. Jon has a long history of working as a tour manager or tour accountant with top entertainment artists, including Bruce Springsteen, Van Halen, R.E.M., Jimmy Buffett, Jennifer Lopez, Bette Midler, Cher, Joe Cocker, and ZZ Top.

Jon’s experience also extends to the world of museum-quality exhibitions, having served as senior director of international operations for Bodies: The Exhibition (Jam Exhibitions) and vice president of operations for Major League Baseball’s Hall of Fame Tour.


Liz, a native of Winter Park, Florida came to Williamsburg in 1972 where she attended William and Mary and worked for Anheuser Busch. Liz attended Hungerford Preparatory High School in the oldest African American incorporated town in America. She was the first African American manager at the United Virginia Bank and retired from the Jamestown Yorktown Foundation in Jamestown, Virginia in 2011. She served on and developed two non-profits: the Virginia African American Forum and Le Cercle Charmant, Inc. She has also served on the National Association of Business & Professional Women of Williamsburg and Vicinity. Liz was the program coordinator for the 375th Commemoration of the First Africans to arrive at Jamestown and she served on America’s 400th Anniversary Committee. She is a talented vocalist who traveled with the Bill Doggett Jazz Band. A long-time member of The Historic First Baptist Church, Liz serves on the Tour History and Museum ministries.


Carolyn Morgan was born in Winston-Salem, NC. She and her late husband, Dr. Morris H. Morgan, were in the second class of African-American students recruited to Vanderbilt. She received her Ph.D. in Statistics in 1982 from Union College.  In 2016 Carolyn retired as a Chair and Professor in the Department of Mathematics at Hampton University (HU) where she served the university community on various strategic committees including the HU Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Accreditation Steering Committee. She was a consultant for the Quality Education for Minorities Network and conducted professional development grant writing workshops for faculty at minority-serving institutions. She was also a review panelist for the National Science Foundation. In 2015 Vanderbilt presented her and Morris with the pioneer in STEM awards for their outstanding dedication and lifelong service to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Prior to joining Hampton in 1996, for over 23 years she was a statistician at General Electric’s Corporate Research and Development Center and was involved in the successful development and application of mathematical and statistical methods to real-world problems in manufacturing and high-technology businesses.  She was inducted into the GE Whitney Gallery of Technical Achievers for her technical work which was documented in more than 50 GE technical publications.  GE recognized her with the Gerald L. Phillippe Award for distinguished community service in 1988.

She is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA) and has served on several ASA committees and boards. She has also served on the Board of the Universities Space Research Association (USRA) and was chair of the Nominating, Governance and Issues and Program Committees and Chair and Vice-Chair of the USRA Council of Institutions. She is an Executive Partner for the Raymond A. Mason School of Business at William & Mary.


Deacon Theodore Williamson is a Native of Brooklyn, New York. He is married to Minister Julie Williamson of 27 years. Out of the years of marriage they have three children Shaheem, Joshuah, and Julius. Theodore Williamson is better known as Teddy or Ted in his community and is the Superintendent of the James City Service Authority Water Distribution System where he has been employed for 19 years. Ted is also a 32nd Degree Master Mason Prince Hall affiliated and serves as a Deacon at The Historic First Baptist Williamsburg. He genuinely loves to be charitable in his community, serve in his church, and fellowship with anyone he crosses paths with. Ted always makes it clear that his greatest accomplishments are being a husband and a father to a great family.


Sharon Wood-Dunn is a 16-year veteran coach and mentor through the Executive Partner program at William & Mary’s Raymond A. Mason School of Business. She is currently pursuing a Master of Public Theology degree at Union Presbyterian Seminary, Richmond, VA. Sharon holds a B.A. in Business and Communications from Hunter College in New York, is a paralegal, and holds a professional certification from Cornell University’s School of Industrial & Labor Relations. 

Sharon’s background includes a 25-year professional career in Human Resources, consulting in corporate culture, labor relations, ethics, and business conduct both domestically and internationally. Her extensive volunteer work supports the Let Freedom Ring Foundation’s Education & Scholarship Committee, Williamsburg’s Historic First Baptist Church Personnel Ministry, and the Mason’s School of Business Diversity & Inclusion Committee. As a Cambridge House Christian Study Center, (CHCSC) board member, Sharon’s journey has come full circle back to academia as she joins her passion of furthering faith-related activities in a secular university setting. She hopes to infuse her work at Cambridge House with her life’s motto, “let’s get to the heart of it,” by guiding honest/difficult conversations in a safe space for those pursuing faith, intellectual integrity, and spiritual formation. 

An all sports fan, dedicated wife and mother, Sharon currently resides in Williamsburg, VA with her husband John, and is the proud “Mimi” to three grandchildren who are the “center of her life.”