United We Stand - END THE PANDEMIC OF RACISM
Our staff and board represents a cross section of our community and has a passion for our organization and those we serve. The members work hard to ensure long-term sustainability of the organization and oversee that the funds raised directly affect those in need.
Board of Directors
Yusef-Andre Wiley, Founder & Chairman of the Board
Yusef-Andre Wiley is the founder of the Timelist Group (a pre-release/post-release) rehabilitation program which also provides housing for parolees Los Angeles California and continues to provide trainings at several CDCR facilities. He also has assisted several reentry start-up organizations in the SF Bay Area, a former Commissioner on the Human Relations Commission of the City of Union City, Alameda County Reentry Panels and Advisory Boards. He is an author and has gained an AA degree in Small Business Management as well as Paralegal Degree and is a certified trainer and Personal Coach of the John Maxwell Team.
Design Engineer & Director Sr. at Cypress Semiconductor attended NED University of Engineering and Technology and resident of San Jose, California, United States. Babar has been a major influencer in the development of the Timelist Group in the early stages upon becoming a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. As a key advisor to Yusef-Andre Wiley, Babar created infrastructure and strategies for fundraising from 2012 through 2018. In late 2021 Babar returned to Timelist Group as a board member and continue to be a strong supporter of community work in California.
Micheal Taahir Prather, Secretary of the Board
Micheal Prather is employed at Timelist, Inc and works remotely from his home in Georgia. He is one of the co-founders of Timelist Group. Mr. Prather has played an instrumental role in the formulation of many of the program modules and establishing a presence in the San Francisco Bay Area. In addition to being a father and grandfather, he spends a lot of his time mentoring and being a support to many formerly incarcerated men and women.
Katey Gilbert is a criminal defense attorney appointed to represent mostly life-term prisoners inside the California prison system. She represents clients at their parole consideration hearings. Her office is located in San Francisco, CA. As a board member she serves as a legal advisor and liaison between the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation regarding programs, services and policy compliance.
Hai Nguyen is a co-founder of Timelist Group. In the inception of the organization, Hai offered support to life-term prisoners regarding case law. After nearly 19 years of imprisonment, he was released in 2014 at the age of 33. He has since moved to New Orleans, Louisiana to be with his family and is loving the swamp life.
Gehad Massoud is a Bay Area-based social worker. She has passionately engaged in various social justice issues and community services, including those surrounding housing and tenant rights, immigration, racial justice, and mass incarceration. She earned a Master of Social Work with an emphasis on Children, Youth, and Families and had special interest in system-involved youth.
Dayna Rodriguez retired from Federal Government Services after 38 years. After retiring, she started her own business which focuses on providing financial services to a non-profit church and pre-school. She is the Treasurer for the Antelope Valley Community Concerts Association whose mission is to provide a variety of concerts for the community as well as provide a Master Class for music students in the community. She volunteers as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) who provides one on one advocacy for children in the LA County Dependency (Foster Care) System with a focus on the children from the Antelope Valley. She has severed on the Board of Directors of CASA of Los Angeles for the past 6 years with her focus on the needs of the children of the Antelope Valley. She has been a resident of the Antelope Valley for the past 30 years.