Felicia Foster-Gibson has 27 years of nursing experience. Prior to becoming a nurse, she obtained certifications as Nursing Assistant and Emergency Medical Technician. In 1991 she earned her ADN and AS in 1993 from Wayne County Community College and Bachelor of Nursing from Oakland University in 2000. She also has Nurse Aide Trainer Permit. She is currently employed with Detroit Public Schools Community District, Early Intervention Diagnostic Center as School Nurse Consultant, working with children birth to 3 years of age. She is Faith Community Nurse with Henry Ford Health System as well Home Care Nurse Case Manager. She Assistant Ministry Lead for EMRT for her church. Felicia has worked as Clinical Nurse II/Preceptor, Nurse Educator, Childbirth Educator, Inservice Director, Nurse Leader, Lead Cord blood Specialist, Nurse Manager, Interviewer and Abstractor, and Adjunct Professor. Felicia has a passion for serving the community. She has been a Girl Scout Troop Leader, Foster Mom, Cheer Coordinator and Cheer Head Coach.
Felicia was inducted into Lambda Chi Chapter, Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc. in Detroit, MI on March 16, 2002, where she serves as the chapter Vice President. She is the Immediate Past Dean of Membership, past Tamias and Newsletter Editor. She Chairs the Programs and Projects, Education, Bylaws and Newsletter Committee Member. She has served as the Middlewest Regional Liaison for Accelerated Membership Intake Pilot Project, Timekeeper Committee chair, and member of the Tellers, Philacter, Protocol, and awards Committees. She is also an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. Felicia is on the Board of Directors of Pearls of Promise Foundation, Incorporated, where she is Chair of the Minor Hall Program and Advisor for Ivylettes Program. She is member of Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society and Board Member for Camp Michi Mac (camp for Asthmatic children).
Felicia coordinates the Gleaner Mobile Pantry for Early Intervention Diagnostic Center. She has coordinated H.O.W Project Healthy Living Health Fair and Asthma Camp for Henry Ford Health System Pediatric Clinic. In 2006, she received Healthy Mother’s Healthy Baby MI Coalition Regional Award and was 2004 Runner-up Nightingale Award Winner for Oakland University Alumni. Felicia lives by the following words “To live life to the fullest because tomorrow is not promised”.