Our Staff

Adult Services Supervisor - Jennifer Felicelli, PhD

Adult Services Supervisor - Jennifer Felicelli, PhD

Jennifer Felicelli joined the South Baldwin Literacy Council as the Adult Education Coordinator in April of 2020. She is a native of Chicago, but has lived in Baldwin County since 2009. She has B.A. degrees in Psychology and French, an M.S. in Clinical Psychology and a PhD in Psychology. She has worked in many different fields, including Education, and worked with all age groups. She manages the Adult Basic Education and GED programs.

Executive Director - Mitchell Lee, LMSW

Executive Director - Mitchell Lee, LMSW

Mitchell Lee  joined the South Baldwin Literary Council as the Executive Director in September of 2019. He is originally from Atlanta Georgia, and he moved back to Baldwin County in June of 2019. Mitchell attended the now Coastal Alabama Community College in 2012. He transferred to the University of West Florida and received a bachelors degree in Psychology. Mitchell then graduated from Arizona State University with a masters degree is in Social Work with a specialization of Policy, Administration and Community Practice. His background in social services includes homelessness, case management, youth mentoring, research and program evaluation.  As Executive Director, Mitchell is responsible for the day to day operations of the organization, the fundraising and grant writing, managing the volunteer coordinators, and the GED and Adult Basic Education programs. 

Mitchell also serves as the President of the Board of Directors for the Magnolia Springs Library. 

Youth Services and Communications Supervisor - Susan Bartholomew

Youth Services and Communications Supervisor - Susan Bartholomew

Susan Bartholomew, a resident of Foley, Alabama joins The South Baldwin Literacy Council with over 25 years of experience, working with children from preschool to high school. Susan has always had a passion for education, helping students achieve a higher level of learning. Engaging all students, pushing them to step outside of their comfort zone to become the best they can be. Susan has a passion for teaching children to read and travels in her spare time doing just that! Co-founding a reading program in Nicaragua where her and her family serve on many different levels. She is a member of the University of Alabama Early College Parents Leadership Council, helping students get an early start to a higher education. She spends a great deal of her time with her love of photography, free lance writing, and giving back to her community locally, nationally, as well as, internationally. She enjoys bringing others alongside her, teaching students who need that little bit of extra to get them back on track. Her favorite past time is spending time with her husband, two daughters and their 4 legged friends.

Susan also serves as Secretary on the Magnolia Springs Library Board of Directors. 

Adult Services Specialist - Cathy Waley, M.S, MCHES

Adult Services Specialist - Cathy Waley, M.S, MCHES

Cathy Whaley joined the South Baldwin Literacy Council as the Adult Services Specialist in March 2022. She is a native of Muncie, Indiana and moved to Foley in August 2021. She has a Bachelor’s degree in General Studies (concentration in elementary education) and a Master’s degree in health science (major in community health education). She has enjoyed walking the many trails in Baldwin County since her arrival, and she looks forward to her next adventure in buying a kayak and paddling the lower Alabama rivers and bays with her husband and son. She manages the Learn 2 Earn job readiness program and assists with the GED and other educational services for adult learners.

Youth Services Specialist - Patsy Shreve

Youth Services Specialist - Patsy Shreve

Patsy Shreve joined SBLC in August of 2021 with over 30 years of experience in the field of education. After graduating from Oregon State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Education, she taught students in various grades/subjects in elementary and middle school, as well as, college age and adults. She has also worked as an administrative assistant/tutor for a private tutoring company. Patsy is passionate about teaching children to read, with the goal of seeing them experience success and personal growth in all areas of their lives. Her primary hobby is traveling to experience diverse cultures and the customs of the people who live in those cultures. Patsy currently lives in Fairhope, AL with her husband, Jim.