Darlene Richardson- President

is embracing positive change and enjoying the journey to conscious living, holistically and naturally.  As a member of Swing Phi Swing Social Fellowship Incorporated and an active volunteer at her church, Girls Incorporated of Memphis, and Volunteer Mid- South sharing love, peace and joy with others comes as second nature. With extensive experience working with schools and community based organizations as a physical education teacher, health and wellness coordinator, nutrition and physical activity specialist, group fitness instructor, and massage therapy instructor Darlene has put her training and education to good use.   

Darlene is principal of EXHALE Incorporated, wellness coach and licensed massage therapist of Take Time and EXHALE Spa Escapes respectively.  This honor has inspired her to embark on the mystifying task of simplifying the very complex topic of mind, body, spirit balance and assisting individuals in creating and maintaining harmony within.


Lasandra Barksdale- Vice-President:


Lasandra Barksdale has been a board member of Exhale, Inc. since 2005. She was a founding board member of Hattiloo Theatre in Memphis, TN and is Officer of Graduate Affairs for Swing Phi Swing Social Fellowship, Inc. ® She has a Bachelors Degree in Mathematics with a concentration in Statistics from the University of Memphis and is currently pursuing a Masters Degree in Public & Non-Profit Administration. She was employed with the Commercial Appeal Newspaper for eight years--four years in advertising and four years as a Marketing Research Analyst. She is currently a Corporate Revenue and Sales Analyst for Hilton Hotels Corporation. As a member of the board, Lasandra brings her sales and marketing experience, exceptional organizational and analytical skills, and a keen sense for strategic planning.


April Foxx- Secretary:


The daughter of Brett and Lela Foxx, April Foxx was born and raised in Memphis, TN. Her artistic talent is truly a gift from God and she intends to use it to the fullest. She received her Bachelors in Fine Art with a concentration in Graphic Design from the University of Memphis in 2003. She is currently a graphic designer for Memphis in May International Festival, Inc. as well as an illustrator for Write Away, Inc. She is a member of Swing Phi Swing Social Fellowship, Incorporated and loves being a part of this sisterhood. It has allowed her to develop so many lasting friendships. April attends Northwest Church of Christ in Southaven, MS, a new congregation celebrating one year in the area in August.

Favorite Quote: Believe in yourself and anything is possible!


Nanci Bishop- Member:


Biosketch forthcoming




Brandi Brassell- Member:


Biosketch forthcoming