CHAIRMAN / PROGRAM DIRECTOR
Dr. Waynette N. Turner, EdD, LPC-Intern, MCM, is a native of San Antonio, Texas. She is the founder and Director of Tabernacle Generation Ministries in San Antonio, Texas.
She received her undergraduate education at Clayton State University in Morrow, Georgia, where she concentrated her studies in the field of Business Administration. After receiving a Bachelor of Arts Degree, she earned a Master of Christian Ministry and a Master of Counseling from Wayland Baptist University in San Antonio, Texas. After completing the master's level of work, she received a Doctorate of Education, Doctorate of Pastoral Community Counseling Degree from Argosy University in Sarasota, Florida. Dr. Turner is an ordained minister.
She has an extensive background in Business Development and Banking Operations (Bank of America/Broadway National Bank). With more than 15 years of banking experience she is well equipped to manage a broad commercial/retail market, analyze market trends to develop sales plans, conduct financial statement analysis/general ledger audits, and all while providing training and leadership to support staff. Dr. Turner has also worked to develop and improve various community programs available to the incarcerated and high-risk populace.
Dr. Turner has served the community in various capacities to include: Southwest Mental Health Center (Board Member), Antioch Community Transformation Network (Committee member and Grant writer), Community of Churches for Social Action (Housing and Finance Committee member), YUADAG-Youth United Against Drugs and Gangs (Finance Committee Member, Event Coordinator), Black Business Expo (Business Committee Member), Alamo City Chamber (member), and North Chamber (member and ambassador). Dr. Turner's most recent activities include: Re-entry Council (Committee member) and Prostitution Court (Committee member).
Dr. Turner, serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Tabernacle Generation; a nonprofit organization that has served the Bexar County Detention Center, Bexar County Pretrial Services and Haven for Hope Homeless Community. She also serves as the Operations Director of Turner of Life Counseling.