CHAIR

Elizabeth Oyeniyi, MBA, LMSW

Mrs. Elizabeth Oyeniyi is a Program Director with the Department of Family & Protective Services in Texas. Mrs. Oyeniyi has been with the Texas Social and Welfare Services for 18 years. She is responsible for providing generic child protective services to vulnerable children of Texas in a large Dallas-Fort Worth metropolis area of Texas. She interacts routinely with law enforcement agents; juvenile and adult probation staff; Schools; Therapist; Court Appointed Advocates; Child Welfare Board and all types of clientele from the community. In the course of her duty, Mrs. Oyeniyi has dealt with domestic violence cases and how it relates to abuse or neglect of children. She is therefore very much interested in all measures that could reduce domestic violence in the community and enhance the well-being of families, especially the vulnerable children. Mrs. Oyeniyi obtained her first degree in Economics in 1985; Master degree in Business Management in 1989; and Master degree in Social Work in 2000. She is a licensed Social Worker in the state of Texas. Mrs. Oyeniyi started her professional career in the banking industry where she worked for over 10 years before changing to social services.

 

SECRETARY

Beenah Moshey

Ms. Beenah Moshay has worked with social service agencies in both a volunteer and a professional capacity for the past 20 years.  Her experience includes serving the homeless, working with troubled teens as well as foster care youth, and assisting those families impacted by domestic violence. She is passionate about being an advocate for those who have no voice. Ms. Moshay has a background in sociology with a strong emphasis on social scientific and educational research.  She currently serves as an institutional researcher at a community college in the Dallas area.

 

TREASURER

Orume Hays, CPA

Ms. Hays is the Chief Accountant at MyCPAAccounting, New York. She graduated from University of Benin, Nigeria, with a bachelor’s degree in Sociology & Anthropology. Years later she attained a second bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance from the City University of New York.

Ms. Hays has worked in a variety of industries including banking, food, and entertainment. She is a member in the following professional organizations: New York State Society of CPAs; The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants; Chartered Global Management Accountant.

Ms. Hays is a board member and the Treasurer for the University of Benin Alumni Association, North America as well as TEDxTimesSquare. Volunteerism for local and worthy causes is one of her passions.

 

MEMBER

 

Roli Aroyewun

Mrs. Aroyewun is a Business Administration graduate of the Yaba College of Technology, Lagos, Nigeria. She has been providing compassionate care working with hospice patients for over a decade.  After eight years at The Washington Home & Community Hospices, she moved to the Long Term Care unit of the Carroll Manor Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center, Washington.

 

 

FOUNDER/EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Lillian Agbeyegbe, DrPH, MPH, CHES, CPH

Dr. Lillian Agbeyegbe, a public health professional is a Certified Health Education Specialist, and is Certified in Public Health. She has worked on the public health issues of female genital mutilation, Vestico Vaginal Fistula and HIV/AIDS in Nigeria. A former Coordinator of the Staten Island HIV Care Network, she has worked in the field of HIV/AIDS in the United States.

Dr. Agbeyegbe’s passion for the arts has led her to acting on stage, television and home videos. Some of her commentaries and opinion pieces have been published in the Nigerian print and online media. She is an Economics graduate of the University of Lagos, and is a Master of Public Health graduate from the City University of New York – Hunter College. She earned her Doctor of Public Health degree from the University of North Texas Health Science Center. She was a Doctoral Resident at the Rose Brooks Center, Kansas City, Missouri, and her project was on “Addressing the Health Care Access Challenges for clients of a Domestic Violence Organization.”

Dr. Agbeyegbe believes that continuous dialogue on domestic violence and its cost to communities is essential to ending domestic violence.