Meet The Board
Kenneth is a certified 3rd Degree Black Belt in Isshinryu Karate. He is an instructor of the Art and has been training with Karate 5 Association for 32 years. He worked as program director at TN Valley Boys and Girls Clubs (1997-1999). Kenneth is also a CDL class A driver and has driven school busses(2003-2005) Tractor Trailers and a number of heavy trucks and machinery. As MYNARK TRIBE INC’s Chief Executive Officer and Program creator; Kenneth is responsible for the day to day operation of the center, staff management, program development and implementation.
Shannon is a Singer and Songwriter and also is the wife of our CEO. Together they have 7 children ages 18-26 and 4 children ages 8-16. Shannon is a Homemaker and full-time mom. She manages their household, has over 30 years of child care experience and attended 2 ½ years at Wilberforce University, where she was seeking a Bachelors degree in Psychology. Shannon is responsible for Secretarial duties and overseeing that the necessary paperwork the corporation must file is correct and filed on time in order to maintain its exempt status.
Devalle is a lifelong community minded activist who began volunteer work in his native
Pittsburgh PA. He attended Tennessee State University in Nashville and Tayseer Seminary here
in Knoxville. He is currently a consultant with Counseling Ltd, and ATJ Tek. As the Board’s
President he is committed to facilitating an environment that fosters excellence and positive
growth from MyNark’s board, staff and the community they will serve.
Felecia Outsey, a.k.a. "Felecity Luv" a native of Birmingham, AL is a Dancer, Choreographer, Instructor, Poet, Musician, Writer, Activist, Community and Youth Advocate, and The Artistic Director of Divine Urban eXpressions Cultural Arts and Dance Productions in which she founded in 2007 for talented yet underserved youth and young adults in the Knoxville Community in an effort to motivate and inspire them to utilize their "God Gifted Talents" to rise to their greatness and while empowering them to influence change in their communities. Outside of facilitating dance classes in the community, She currently contracts out her services with S.M.A.R.T. Institute at Austin East Highschool and other afterschool programs including the Boys and Girls Club of Tenn. Valley to Teach L.O.V.E.2 Children through the Arts.
In an effort to Stop the Violence by starting with Love, she leads a group of youth and community organizers in hosting "The Love is the Answer" Community Showcase/Open Mic Monthly at selected venues in Knoxville including the Global Outlook Cafe on the Cumberland Strip, "The Avenue," and the "LOL Chill" Bar on Magnolia. Felecia appreciates the love and support her Entire Knoxville Village has shown toward her, her Son Dynamic Ray, and her daughter "Miss Light Of Love" pageant founder and Singer LaNyah Outsey who joins her regularly in spreading love through the Arts at community events and churches in Knoxville or where ever requested. She enjoys nurturing the talents of all 5 of her Children and spreading Faith, Hope, and Love in the community through Poetry and Dance alongside all the youth and young adults she serves in the DUeX Dream Team and in the Community. She truly believes that Love is the Answer.
"J Live the promoter"
James, has been promoting and organizing events in Knoxville and the East Tennessee area for over 30 years. Featured events; The Kuumba Fest from 1992-2002 and The Summer Soul Jam.
James has launched and nurtured the careers of several local artists by providing for them a platform to display their talents in front of thousands of people.
Notable artists he's promoted here in the Scruffy City are Katt Williams, Mike Epps, Keith Sweat, New Edition, Guy, Lil Wayne, T Pain, The SOS Band, Morris Day and The Time, Kirk Franklin, Fred Hammond, Donnie McClurkin and many others.
James, is married to "Mrs. Regina" whose a real estate agent and property manager with Realty Executives in Bearden. Together they have 5 children and 7 grandchildren and a cute shorkie puppy name Riley.
James, is currently a career employee with the USPS and member of Honey Rock Victorious Church where he also serves as an usher.