Director At Large
Calvin Parker-Harley is a north side resident and proud parent of two beautiful daughters. In 2000 he graduated from Western Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science in Technical Graphics. While attending Western he also played on the football team where he was a 4 year Varsity Letterman. For years he has worked with several youth enrichment programs in the Kalamazoo area such as rocket football, punt pass kick, and the Hershey Track and Field to name a few. Calvin has found tremendous joy in being a community role model through sharing his academic and athletic experiences with youth. It is his hope that through his involvement with Charlie’s P.L.A.C.E. he I can be a positive influence in helping children to realize and reach their full potential they have been blessed with.
Favorite Leadership Quote: “Adversity doesn’t build character, it reveals it.” – John Wooden