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Kelly Scroggins-Powell

Co-Founder/Executive Director >


Racine native, Kelly Scroggins-Powell, attended University of Southern Indiana, for Social Work and Non-Profit Management. She has enjoyed a rewarding career in the non-profit sector for more than 30 years. As an experienced leader she has empowered teams to achieve their greatest capacity and assisted organizations in fulfilling organization’s mission, vision, and core values. Her vast experience working with public/private entities has afforded her the opportunity to work with individuals and families from diverse socio-economic backgrounds.


She is the proud co-founder of Racine Women For Racial Justice.

Mary Pucci

President/Co-Founder >


Mary grew up in Cedarburg, WI and has been a resident of Racine since 1995. She is married to her husband, Mike, and is the mother of three children, ages 17, 20 and 22. Mary received her BA in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. She currently works as a local realtor for Becker Stong Real Estate Group, Inc. where she specializes in both residential and commercial real estate. Mary sits on the Community Development Authority committee for the City of Racine.


In 2019, Mary founded Racine Women for Racial Justice and now serves as the President of its board of directors.


Lisa Gonzalez
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Board Director >

Educator, Nonprofit & Communication Professional. Racine Resident. Through her work as an educator & journalist, Laura has pursued social justice and equity, efforts that are much more successful as part of a community network of like-minded people, which is why she is honored to be part of Racine Women for Racial Justice.

Marcia Buhler

Board Director >

Marcia is a former small business owner & corporate training & marketing professional who has been a Racine resident for over ten years. Her prior community involvement was as a Director & Capital Campaign Chair for Racine’s Wild Root Market food cooperative. She is passionate about using her skills & experience to advocate for social justice, whether it be food security, healthcare or eliminating other barriers that disenfranchise members of the community.

Chellie Wiles

Board Director >


Chellie Wiles is an Executive Relocation Counselor, with AIM Resources Inc, where she has been relocating professionals to the greater Milwaukee area, since 2011. She is married to Julian Wiles, & they are the proud parents of 3 adult daughters. Chellie has been a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc, since 1998. Chellie was in Jack and Jill of America from 2010-2019. She is currently a Jack & Jill of America Associate. Chellie is a graduate of The Ohio State University. In her spare time she is an Ambassador for Stella&Dot, where she loves to connect with, & support women in fashion.

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