Board of Directors
Mr. James R. Haynes
Mr. James R. Haynes is co-founder and the Chief Executive Officer , Executive Director/Life Skills Coach for ToTouch One (TTO) and Senior Pastor, founder and CEO of New Covenant World Ministries (NCWM) in Hercules, California. Mr. Haynes has a BA degree in Business Management from Saint Mary's College and attended Golden Gate University with emphasis in Information Systems Technology, Auditing, Accounting, and Real Estate. Mr Haynes has over 35 years of success in management, consulting, business training and counseling in the private as well as the non-profit sectors. Mr. Haynes was also Senior Partner in an Information Systems Audit firm for 3 years. Mr. Haynes management skills have provided innovative Information Systems Technology, accounting and business solutions to multiple industries. Mr. Haynes is providing spiritual awareness and life skills every week at the Contra Costa Detention Facility and volunteered at Juvenile Hall in Martinez to provide life skills training and spiritual awareness to young men.
Mr. Rodney Brooks
Mr. Rodney Brooks is the Director of Marketing and Life Coach for ToTouch One. Mr. Brooks has over 17 years of experience as Marketing Professional for non-profits (Bay Area Advertising Relief Committee and Taproot Foundation), high-tech, publishing and Internet companies. Mr. Brooks has created and managed national and international marketing programs. Mr. Brooks has a marketing philosophy that is simple: understand target audience, think strategically on how to reach them and be creative in telling them your story. Everything else is just tactics.
Mrs. Sharon Haynes
Mrs. Sharon Haynes is co-founder and Pastor, youth teacher, adult counselor and Chief Financial Officer of TTO and NCWM. Mrs. Haynes has over 25 years working in the Oakland Public School district as a substitute teacher, administrator and community liaison. One of the many programs Mrs. Haynes works with is the Restorative Justice Program in an Elementary School in Oakland, California that is designed to eliminate violence, fights and expulsions, and reduce suspension rates in the school.
Mrs. Brenda Bell
Mrs. Brenda Bell is the Secretary of the Board of Directors and Treasurer of TTO and NCWM. She has more than 25 years of experience in management and teaching. Mrs. Bell is currently supervising three units at a major medical center in Berkley, California. Additionally, she is a managing partner in an investment group and the ministry leader and teacher of the Women-To-Women Ministry at NCWM.
Denise F. Noldon, Ph.D.
Dr. Noldon is a member of TTO Board of Directors. Dr. Noldon is the interim President of Los Angeles Southwest College Prior to serving as interim President of Los Angeles Southwest College she was Vice Chancellor of Student Services and Special Programs at the State Chancellors Office and president at Contra Costa College. Dr. Noldon also served at Folsom Lake (Community College) where she served as the Vice President of Student Development and Enrollment Management. She has served in a senior management position since 2005 and has made contributions to the success of students at the university, college and district levels. She has also worked at Chabot College as Dean of Counseling and Matriculation and EOP&S/CARE coordinator at Las Positas College. Additionally she spent a number of years serving as a counselor at California State University Long Beach and California State University Hayward, now East Bay working with EOP and an array student services. Dr. Noldon served as Director of Upward Bound a federally funded TRIO program. While in the community of Long Beach, she worked in the K-12 sector, the city’s Human Services, Parks and Recreation Departments, and with ex-offenders in a job training and placement program.
Dr. Noldon has taught at the University of Maryland at College Park, Oregon State University and California State University.
Dr. Noldon maintains current knowledge of legislation and educational trends to create positive outcomes for faculty, staff and students. She has extensive experience in the development of strategies that promote student success and community partnerships.
Dr. Noldon grew up in Berkeley graduating from Berkeley High School. She earned an undergraduate degrees in Psychology and Black Studies, a Master’s degree in Counseling/Student Development in Higher Education at California State University Long Beach. She obtained her Ph.D. in College Student Personnel Administration at the University of Maryland at College Park.
Dr. Noldon comes to West County with a stellar background and is known for her honesty, integrity and passion for meeting the needs of students.