Amber Johansen, Executive Director

Contact: infofirstpriority@gmail.com 813.390.5964 cell

Amber was born and raised in Tampa. After graduating from Leto High School, she attended Florida State University for an undergraduate degree and then the University of South Florida for a graduate degree in Government and International Studies. Her major thesis was on religion and politics, and her minor studies were on public policy in education.

Amber has been involved with FPTB since 2009, when she began serving as a parent partner. In 2012, she consulted with FPTB as a Community Development Director, and in 2013 stepped into the position of Executive Director.

Her background includes: Working with at-risk teens; teaching a coping skills program to middle and high school students; and speaking to church and community groups.

Amber’s primary focus as Executive Director is: Vision casting, fundraising, program development, and ministry operations. Amber is available to speak on a wide range of topics including: the role of First Priority in the community, parenting,public education and faith based issues.

To read Amber’s article in the Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies: http://jsri.ro/ojs/index.php/jsri/issue/view/44

 

Carina Deshotels, Director for Pinellas County

Contact: carinafirstpriority@gmail.com  813.732.7732 cell

 

Denise Harvill, Community Director for South Tampa

Contact: dharvill@verizon.net        813.240.3515 cell

 

Josh Weaver, Community Director for Riverview

Contact: josh@fbcriverview.org     813.624.1390 cell

 

Holly Kowalczyk, Community Director for North Tampa

Contact: hollyfirstpriority@gmail.com    813.817.0371

 

Viet Le, Community Director for St. Pete

Contact: viet.m.le@gmail.com   813.368.3445

 

Nicole Ambrosio, Community Director for Seminole

Contact: nicoleful.ambrosio@gmail.com    813.758.3586

 

Pictured from left to right: Dr. Rogers, Carina Deshotels, Holly Kowalczyk, Denise Harvill, Amber Johansen and Viet Le (Josh Weaver and Nicole Ambrosio are not pictured]