Founder & Executive Director - Tabatha M. W. Spurlock
Tabatha Spurlock is a wife, mother of two, educator, entrepreneur, philanthropist and leader in the community. She currently serves as a full-time K-12 interventions specialist with Henrico County Public Schools. In 2008, she founded and has continued to serve as Spark of Life's executive director. As the immediate past president of the Upsilon Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., she is very engaged in community service. She too assists her husband, as executive directors and network vice presidents of Virginia, with their home-based, Legalshield business. Her professional and academic backgrounds include state government, business and organizational management, nonprofit leadership, entrepreneurship and education. She is currently in the dissertation writing phase of her doctoral journey. She is a motivational speaker interested in serving others and inspiring them to be and do their best in life!
Board of Directors
Chairman - Tabatha M. W. Spurlock
Secretary- Tamika Brown
Tamika Brown works with the Boys &
Girls Clubs of Metro Richmond as a director of teen services. She has been a Youth Development Professional
since 2002 and finds planning and organization to be at the heart of her
success. Her job responsibilities
include the planning and implementation of teen programs for all of the Boys
& Girls Clubs of Metro Richmond and coordinating community collaborations. As a University of Virginia Alumni,
Tamika continues to educate herself with the support of Boys & Girls Clubs
of Metro Richmond by attending regional and national administrative conferences
held annually. These professional conferences allow her to gain knowledge in
the field of youth development and network with other professionals in the
field across the country. With a passion for youth development, Tamika works
hard to inspire and enable all young people to realize their full potential and
looks forward to continued success in the future.
Youth Advisor - Imiir Carrington
Imiir Carrington, current Spark Girl, is a high school student taking advanced classes while also serving as an athlete. She participates in cheerleading, gymnastics, and track.
Outside of that, Spark of Life is something she loves putting her time into.
Spark of Life teaches her how to become a better person & a role model to young
girls which is something she wouldn't trade for the world.