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 a Contributor at Drug Watch and at Medshadow Foundation.
After suffering preventable medical harm by a pharmaceutical drug and medical devices, Rachel founded Patient Safety Impact, where she began advocating on behalf of patients who have also been harmed and using her experiences to effect change.
A survivor of domestic violence and sexual assault, Rachel is active in her community to raise awareness and promote prevention, using her voice as a public speaker and her role at Community Impact to help others. Rachel is also active in her community advocating for nursing home residents, and mental health awareness.
Rachel resides in Charlotte, North Carolina with her husband and two dogs. She volunteers with the Mecklenburg County Nursing Home Community Advisory Council (CAC) and Mecklenburg County Community Support Services Domestic Violence Speakers Bureau. In her spare time, she is a documentary filmmaker, a semi professional coffee drinker, and an amateur astronomer/ space enthusiast.
Jennifer Tucker | Community Impact Strategic Planning
Jennifer Tucker is the Director of Strategic Planning for Community Impact. She also writes articles about women’s issues, relationships, and workplace injustices in hopes of making a difference.
She is a staunch advocate who has played many important roles within Community Impact.
Jennifer is a model, dancer, actor, recording artist, documentary filmmaker, and public speaker.
Benita Mason | Community Impact Veterans 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 of 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”.