Ferna L. Phillips, PhD has been involved with BWHT since 2010.
is a native Bostonian and is very interested in local history.
enjoys assisting on the guided tours and learning new facts about the city of Boston.
has been involved in higher education for over thirty years.
She is currently a Vocational Counselor for the Center for Career Development and Ministry and is also an Adjunct Professor at Boston University's School of Education.
Previously, she was the Director of the Office of Learning Resources for Student-Athletes, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA.
She is an educational consultant, has taught graduate and undergraduate students in education and counseling techniques, and has served as a presenter and guest lecturer at various conferences and workshops on such topics as: diversity, financial management, spirituality, stress management and leadership development.
She has been the President, Parliamentarian and Historian for the National Association of Academic Advisors for Athletics (N-4-A).
has also received several awards: Distinguished Service - N4A
, Outstanding Alumni, Salem State University
and Outstanding Graduate Student, Boston College, School of Education.
She is an Ordained Deacon at Massachusetts Avenue Baptist Church, Cambridge, MA, a delegate for the Samuel Stillman Association, (TABCOM) The Association of Baptist Churches of Massachusetts and is also a member of the Board of Directors - Big Brother Big Sister Association of Massachusetts Bay.
has a rich legacy of accomplishments and lends her
skills and expertise to community involvement and program development.
enjoys assisting with some of the technology needs of BWHT
and has contributed to the "guided tour stories of BWHT