Staff & Board

SPARK Staff

Dr. Krystal Redman, Executive Director
Krystal@sparkrj.org

Dr. Redman brings over 10 years of experience in managing low-income and women focused public health access and community-based youth development programs. Previously, Dr. Redman served as the Senior Project Director, Maternal and Child Health, at the Georgia Department of Public Health, where she worked on creating greater healthcare access for women throughout the state of Georgia. She has worked as a Program Director and Administrator for organizations serving low-income youth and as a Clinical Director for a community-based addiction prevention program. Dr. Redman received her Bachelors of Science in Sociology from University of California, Riverside and a Masters of Health Administration from University of Southern California, Los Angeles. She received her Doctor of Public Health from Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California.

Board Statement: SPARK Reproductive Justice NOW! Announces New Executive Director


Shayla Robinson, Program Specialist/Organizer
Shayla@sparkrj.org

Shayla is a Southern, femme same-gender loving woman in the Women’s, Gender, and Sexualities Studies Master’s Program at Georgia State University, where she also serves as a graduate research assistant. She is interested in pursuing scholarship related to modern dance, art, and Black lesbian identities. As the Program Specialist/Organizer, she handles the programming and event development at SPARK, as well as building and maintaining coalitions with other organizations that also fight injustice and oppression for all marginalized people.


Taylor Trimble, Office Administrator
Taylor@sparkrj.org

Taylor Trimble (they/she) is a queer and trans community organizer and artist from Atlanta, GA. Building connections at the intersections of gender, sexuality, class, race, and art, Taylor’s work has led to the creation of Southern Fried Queer Pride and SWEET TEA, a queer variety show. With SPARK, they hope alter the perception of reproductive justice as a one-topic issue and to expand the understanding of it


Iman GeddyDigital Communications & Development Coordinator
Iman@sparkrj.org

Iman is a Somali writer and illustrator whose work engages expressions of the global black consciousness as it relates to gender performance. Her illustrations have been featured by Afropunk, as well as Art Hoe Collective, among others. She is currently developing an international series with artists from the African diaspora focusing on the queer immigrant experience.


SPARK Board of Directors

Heidi Williamson, Chair

Taryn Jordan, Vice Chair

Tishana Trainor

Marla Stewart

Amir Jones

Nia Robinson

Sabrina Rewald

Dr. Karen Scott

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