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Meet The Team


Erial Smith


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Erial, the founder of Erial's College Mission, is an alumna of Lamar University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Health. She is currently pursuing her master's degree in Healthcare Leadership and Management at Texas A&M Commerce. In addition to her studies, Erial works as a healthcare project manager, utilizing her expertise in the field.


Erin Smith

Shanese Williams 
Board Member At Large

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Erin, the co-founder of Erial's College Mission, is pursuing her passion for education by making a difference in the lives of young students as a K-12 educator. She is dedicated to molding and shaping the minds of the youth, ensuring a bright future for the next generation. 


Board Member of Erial's College Mission; she has a bachelor's degree of Criminal Justice with a minor in Information Technology from Stephen F. Austin State University, a Master of Science degree in Human Resource Development and is currently enrolled in the Human Resource Development doctoral program with an emphasis on organizational leadership & Development. Shanese is currently the Assistant Director of Residence Life at UT Tyler. She is also the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion chair for the Employee Advisory Council over The University of Texas System.


Tiawndrea Ware
Board Member At Large 

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Tiawndrea Ware, a proud graduate of Tuskegee University's Class of 2020, hails from the Oak Cliff area of Dallas, Texas. In addition to her academic achievements, she actively contributes to the success of ECM as a valued member serving on the Board of Directors. Tiawndrea is passionate about making a positive impact through her involvement and is dedicated to the mission of the organization.


Personal Thank You


Thank you for being a part of this wonderful experience with Erial’s College Mission. We hope you enjoyed yourself and take something good away from Erial’s College Mission. Please spread the word of this great cause. Good luck with all your future endeavors!

Best regards,

Erial's College Mission 

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