Meet the Board
Mikki Myers is a Behavioral Consultant Specialist, and is the Mother of two children. Both of her children have disabilities ranging from autism, dyslexia and ADHD. She is an active Parent Leader at Mission Empower.
Judy Olmstead is a long-time financial contributor to Mission Empower and joined the Board in 2017. She has been employed by Scobell Company, Inc. for 20 years and is currently the Vice President/Treasurer there. She is happily married and lives in Erie County. She is a firm believer in the work of Mission Empower as she has known many people affected by the causes we represent.
Angela Johnson is one of the original members of the Board of Mission Empower. She is an author, lifelong advocate, involved in several local organizations, such as a member of Board; A Bridge to Independence. Mrs. Johnson is a person also with a disability.
Vince Jarzynka was born and raised in Erie and has spent most of his life in this area. He is a United States Air Force Veteran and has been employed full time for KeyStone Research Corporation/Northwest Institute of Research, as the Computer System Analyst since 2006. His work at Mission Empower takes place behind the scenes in supporting our computer software and hardware needs, but still allows him to participate and support the needs of all the of the exciting and growing programs being offered that assists those with disabilities. He is a step Dad of child with a disability. His motto is “The kids and those in need have to come first!”