Brad Griffith – President and Founder of Clement Arts
Brad Griffith launched Clement Arts in 2012 as a means for artists, musicians, and writers to use their gifts to the glory of God and for the care of orphans. His family also pursues this cause through providing foster care to children. Brad practices writing in many forms — whether songs, poems, or blogs. He lives in Salem, AL with his wife and three children, the youngest of whom was adopted from foster care. www.needfulseeds.blogspot.com
Jawan McGinnis – Board Member
Jawan McGinns serves on the Clement Arts board as the Family Liaison. She enjoys forming relationships with adoptive and foster families and helping to tell their stories. Jawan lives in Columbus, Georgia with her husband, Mitch, and their children, Andrew, Luke, and Abigail. Mitch and Jawan are licensed foster parents in the state of Georgia and have been active in the local state office, reaching out to their case workers, supervisors, and birth families of their four foster placements thus far.
Ryne Stokes – Board Member
Ryne Stokes serves as treasurer on the Clement Arts board with a focus on the financial and operational aspects of the organization. He moved to Columbus in the summer of 2005 after being born and raised in the north Georgia area. Ryne is married to his wife, Laura, and they have two children, Luke and Nora. Ryne and Laura serve at CrossPointe Church in Columbus, Georgia.
Edith Moyana – Board Member
Edith Moyana was born and raised in Birmingham, AL. She is a member of CrossPointe church where she serves with children’s ministry and on the praise team. She is married to her wonderful husband, Reuben, and is mother to two beautiful little girls, Joy and Jaida. A veterinarian by profession yet presently a full time homeschooling mom; in her free time Edith enjoys singing, tennis, volunteering in ministry and spending time with her family.
Laura Cardin – Board Member
Laura Cardin joined Clement Arts Board of Directors in 2016. Having grown up in Smiths Station she now lives in Midland with her husband, Colby, and children, Sarah Beth (15) and Logan (12). Laura enjoys cooking, reading, traveling, and anything artistic. With more than 15 years experience with non-profit organizations, Laura hopes to contribute this understanding as a gift to Clement Arts. She and her family are members at Pierce Chapel United Methodist Church.
Matt Prielozny – Board Member
Matt Prielozny was born and raised in Columbus, GA, and now resides here with his wife, Ashtyn. They have one daughter, Reese, and have recently become approved foster parents in Muscogee County. Matt works at Synovus Bank as a Commercial Real Estate Banker, and serves and attends CrossPointe Church.
Amelia Cox – Program Director
Amelia Cox has served with Clement Arts since May 2015, and she now serves as the full-time program director for Clement Kids. Amelia was born and raised in Columbus, Georgia and now lives here with her husband, John. Amelia enjoys singing, playing guitar, playing piano, dancing, and almost anything involving the arts. She loves that the Lord has connected her love for the arts with His love for orphans.