Our Team

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“I can do things you cannot, you can do things I cannot; together we can do great things.” – Mother Teresa

Andrea D. Mason, MSM


Founder/ Executive Director

Andrea is certified in Social Services, Youth and Young Adult Mental Health First Aid, Adult Mental Health First Aid and Life Coach training with over 17 years of experience in Child Protective Services. She is an Adjunct Professor with a passion for helping our youth succeed. Andrea has a BA in Psychology, a Masters in Management, and is All But Dissertation (ABD) as she continues to work towards a Doctorate of Business Administration. Andrea is a member of the City of South Fulton Human Services Coalition and she has years of mentoring experience in the community and the workplace.

Jessica E. Green, MSW



Jessica has a Masters in Social Work and she is certified in Social Services with over 10 years of experience in Child Protective Services. She specializes in providing IMPACT training and completing home studies for potential foster parents. She is also certified in Crisis Prevention Intervention.  Jessica is the 2018-2020 President of the Rho Epsilon Zeta Chapter, of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.  She mentors youth in the community and in Foster Care. 


Jasmine Phillips


Jasmine has an Associate Degree in Medical Coding and Billing. She has experience in management and retail. Jasmine enjoys helping youth in the community by assisting in various youth activities. 


Bridget Harris, MS

Board Member

Bridget has a Masters in Counseling and she is certified in Social Services. She has over 20 years of experience in Child Protective Services. Bridget currently works in education and she is a Mentor with a passion for helping youth succeed. 


Javonah Buffins

Board Member

Javonah has BA in Psychology and a Masters in Management. She has over 10 years of experience in the field of Social Services and as a Guardian Ad Litem. She has experience in Business Devices, Consulting, and Marketing. Javonah is also a Mentor and she is All But Dissertation (ABD) as she continues to work towards her Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA). 


Simone Key

Board Member 

Simone is a Certified Travel Agent and owner of Planning with Simone, a travel agency specializes in planning trips on economics budgets. She has experience in Customer Services,  IT,  and Accounting. Lorraine is active in her church community and in parental activities at her daughter's school.   



Evangelist Mason, a valued member of Friendship Baptist Church for over 80 years, is always there to offer a spiritual word of advice when needed. She leads with the values and principles that P.A.Y. team members vow to uphold. Thank you, Evangelist Mason!

Spritual Leader/ Honorary Board Member

Evangelist Maeola Mason

Professionals Assisting Youth, Inc. would like to thank you for your continued support!