Angela Golden Bryan
Executive Director

Angela founded the non-profit due to her desire to be of service to her community and beyond. She envisioned feeding the hungry and soon realized that people were hungry for knowledge as well. Her heart is to transform lives by not only providing food for the body, but for the mind as well by providing quality educational products designed to inspire, educate, and entertain. Angela has a master’s degree in Counselling Psychology from Chaminade University of Honolulu, as well as a master’s degree in Practical Theology from Wesley Seminary. Angela is a certified speaker, trainer, and coach through the John Maxwell Team, as well as an award-winning author, actress, and producer. For more information visit

Louis Cy Golden, Vice President

Louis “Cy” Golden
Vice President

Cy was raised on the beautiful island of St. Croix.  He attended St. Patrick Elementary School and then continued on to St. Joseph High School. After graduating from high school, he joined the U.S. Air Force.  Cy had several different jobs during his Air Force career.  To name a few, he was an aircraft mechanic, an aircraft systems instructor, and ran the Maintenance Computer Support Center.  While in the Air Force he also earned an Associate Degree for Aircraft Pneudraulic Systems Technology, and an Associate Degree for Instructor of Technology & Military Science.  He also has a bachelor’s degree in Vocational Education from Southern Illinois University.  After retiring from the Air Force, Cy started a second career and retired as a Computer Network Administrator with the Washington Education Association. He is married to Pam Golden with one son, Louis Golden.  Cy still enjoys working on computers and other tech related gadgets.

Louis F. Golden, Jr., Treasurer

Louis F. Golden

Mr. Louis Golden attended James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia and majored in Accounting.  He received his bachelor’s degree in accounting in 1997. Mr. Golden works for the Federal Government.  He has been active at his church where he was the church treasurer for over five years.  He is also a member of the Christian Men’s Fellowship (CMF) which is a group of men at the church whose major objective is to raise funds to assist qualified individuals in pursuing their educational/vocational goals in degree or certificate programs.  Other objectives of the CMF include providing a strong positive male image within the church and community and serving as mentors for any youth needing such service.  Mr. Golden was president of the CMF from 2006-2009.  He has been married to Carmon Golden for 15 years and they have two sons, Lou (13) and Gavin (11).

Evelyn Pennington, Secretary

Evelyn M. Pennington
Director, Secretary

Evelyn is passionate and uncompromising about her faith, family and profession.  She and her husband of 37 years, with God as their lead, raised four daughters and are the proud grandparents of eleven.  Evelyn has a Juris Doctorate and is currently an Assistant State Attorney in the state of Florida where she has been practicing law for the last 20 years, she enjoys pairing and advocating for justice for all.

Erin Bryan, Asst Secretary

Erin Bryan
Assistant Secretary

Raised in sunny South Florida, Erin recently graduated from the University of South Florida with a degree in Integrated Public Relations & Advertising. With a growing background in PR, she is passionate about all things communications and social media. She is currently an Agency Coordinator with a PR firm where has a hands-on approach to life and enjoys helping brands grow through a digital approach.

Lisa Tillman

Lisa Tillman
Board Member

A devoted wife, and mother of three girls, Lisa currently resides in Florida with her family. In her spare time, she enjoys participating in local charity and service events as a way to give back to her community. Lisa works as a substitute teacher and is finishing her Bachelor’s degree in Education so that she can pursue her passion for empowering and educating youth.

Photo Credits

About page headerFriends of Virgin Islands National Park
Outreach page header (children)Friends of Virgin Islands National Park
Contact page headerStephanie Chalana Brown
Donate page headerStephanie Chalana Brown
Team page headerStephanie Chalana Brown
Product page headerRaymond Galloway
Donate page headerFriends of Virgin Islands National Park
Images from the screeningRaymond Galloway
Virgin islands (home slide)Friends of Virgin Islands National Park
Three dancers (home slide)William Stelzer
Palm weaver (home slide)William Stelzer

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