About our Generous Donors

As an Emmy Award-winning producer, Joetta’s career started her in Manhattan for Los Angeles television station KTLA’s national sales office. She moved to Los Angeles to write and produce for KTLA’s Family Film Festival, and numerous Hollywood Christmas and Rose Parades. As Los Angeles Governor for the Television Academy’s Diversity Committee and its Foundation’s Education Committee, she initiated a job-shadowing program for Los Angeles Unified School District students, providing experience in the creative and technical production of the Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards.

After graduating from Montclair High School, Chris attended West Point. He served the United States Army as a helicopter pilot in the Vietnam War. Upon his return, he taught Aerospace at the United States Military Academy. He later began his tenure as Director of Reliability at the University of Alabama in Huntsville.  His policies guided his students toward hands-on experience, which supplemented and enhanced their academics.