SLAP Program Advisor Biography

LaRachelle Smith CAHS Director of Marketing, Communications and IT

LaRachelle Smith
CAHS Director of Marketing, Communications and IT

LaRachelle Smith began her career as a project engineer after receiving her undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering. A passion for information technology led her to the first step down a path of a very diverse career that includes management, teaching, entrepreneurship and media broadcasting.

Her interest in leadership development was initiated in her role as the spouse of an Army officer. Observing her husband command the respect of his troops inspired her to tap into her own leadership abilities and define her leadership philosophy. By 2009 LaRachelle came back to her alma mater, Prairie View A&M University to work in the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences hoping to inspire others with her creativity and desire to make a difference in the lives of her students.

Danielle Hairston-Green Family and Consumer Sciences Program Specialist

Danielle Hairston-Green
Family and Consumer Sciences Program Specialist

Danielle Hairston-Green has developed, managed and marketed several leadership programs for teens and parents targeting at risk youth and disempowered families in the South Central Pennsylvania region. She also served as an Adolescent Health Educator and Prevention specialist for 15 years at various nonprofit organizations. In her roles she was sought after to speak and facilitate workshops at state, local and national level conferences on topics that include; leadership development, generational diversity in the workplace, advocacy, parental involvement, parent empowerment, teen pregnancy prevention, and various topics regarding teen health including Nutrition and Childhood Obesity, HIV/AIDS education and prevention, change management, team building, cultural and gender diversity and generational diversity in the workplace. 

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