Tamika Jenkins has her heart set on seeing the citizens of Mississippi County prosper. She is currently a Project Coordinator with the Mississippi County Economic Development Commission and has been with the organization since 2007. As the former Executive Director of the South Mississippi County United Way, she is linked with many nonprofit agencies and helps them to achieve their individual and collective goals. Tamika has worked on many projects that study the attitudes, mind sets and habits of the people in poverty in Mississippi County. With a background in Engineering and Project Management, she posses the organizational skills to lift any project off the ground and keep it going.
Tamika has served on the Great River Charitable Clinic Executive Board, currently serves with Daddy’s Diamonds and has completed many leadership programs. She belongs to Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Osceola. Her church life is an active one, being a member of the Praise Team, a Youth Director, former church clerk and current Treasurer. Other agencies Tamika is affiliated with are the MCAEOC and Arkansas Northeastern College. Tamika deems it necessary to give hope to the youth of this area by exposing them to new and fruitful opportunities.