Rachel Brummert | President
Rachel Brummert is Founder and President of Patient Safety Impact and Community Impact. She is a Special Government Employee (SGE) at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and serves as Patient Safety Advisor at ION Medical Safety. She is also a Contributor at Drug Watch and Medshadow Foundation.
After being medically harmed by a pharmaceutical drug in 2006, Rachel began advocating on behalf of patients who are harmed by pharmaceutical drugs and medical devices, working to effect change.
Originally from New Jersey, she moved to Charlotte, North Carolina in 2015 and instantly fell in love with her new city. She became active in her community and began advocating for causes she passionately believes in.
Rachel resides in Charlotte, North Carolina with her husband and two dogs. She volunteers with the Mecklenburg County Nursing Home Community Advisory Council and Mecklenburg County Community Support Services Domestic Violence Speaker’s Bureau. In her spare time, she is a semi professional coffee drinker, an author, a documentary filmmaker, and amateur astronomer.
Jennifer Tucker | Strategic Planning and Operations Director
Jennifer Tucker is the Director of Strategic Planning and Operations for Community Impact. She also writes articles about women’s issues, relationships, and workplace injustices in hopes of making a difference.
She began her contributions to Community Impact in 2011 and has played many important roles within the organization.
Jennifer is a recording artist, writer, public speaker, and victims’ advocate.
Her articles for Community Impact can be found here.
Benita Mason | Veteran and Family Affairs
Benita Mason attended North Carolina Central University in Durham, North Carolina where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Public Administration. She also attended Pfeiffer University in Charlotte, North Carolina to earn her dual Master of Science in Business and Healthcare Administration (MBA-MHA). In addition, she is also a State of North Carolina licensed Assistant Living Administrator, Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) Case Manager and certified in Intensive in Home (IIH) Certified Lay Health educator in Living with Chronic Illness and Living Healthy with Diabetes.
Her professional goals are to educate and assist adults, seniors and to live their “Best Life” through case management care, housing services, healthcare wellness and consulting. Her background is in adverse reactions from medication, sexual assault and childhood and workplace bullying.
With over two decades professional experience, knowledge and skills working with education services, housing services, human services, adult and adolescent care as a mental health provider case manager, she has gained valuable credentials and expertise in the private and public sector.
Benita resides in Charlotte, North Carolina with her husband, son, and dog “Jeorgie”.