Generations for America, advocates for preserving American principles through collaboration with industries to create economic opportunity, improve public health and inspire civic engagement.
The Founder /President
Ingrid Centurion was born in Paterson, NJ and is a 1st generation Proud American. She served her country for 22 years in the US Army, retired Lieutenant Colonel, Iraq War Veteran, Helicopter and Fixed Wing pilot, Maintenance Test Pilot, Instructor Pilot (Helicopter and Fixed Wing), Motivational Speaker, and Corporate Trainer. She has 25 years of leadership and management experience working with Department of Defense, Law Enforcement Agencies and the United States Border Patrol. In-depth experience with Homeland Security applications, including manned/unmanned intelligence-gathering systems and innovative security and software development. Domestically, Ingrid served as the Southwestern United States mission planner at Joint Task Force North combatting transnational threats across Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, California covering 1203 miles of land border and 850 miles of the maritime border. Responsible for the planning, coordinating, synchronizing, and executing active and reserve DoD Title 10 support to federal law enforcement agencies, Department of Homeland Security, and Department of Justice in order to deter and prevent threats to the homeland. Ingrid has specialized experience including military (national) intelligence capabilities, logistics, national security, and aviation expertise in the application of technologies in support of ground tactical (law enforcement teams and homeland security). Ingrid is a multi-lingual corporate trainer, executive coach, and certified as a Human Brain Dominance Practitioner, using the HBDI assessment, which is a system to measure and describe thinking preferences and processing styles. Ingrid is the youngest of four children and was raised by her mom after her father died in a car accident when she was two years old. In honor of her father's Americanism and Patriotism, Ingrid's mission is to learn from the past and help all generations make a better life while defending American freedoms and liberties.
Board of Directors Member
Diana Weir recently retired as Director of Housing and Community Services for the Town of Southampton, New York. She was previously Commissioner of Housing & Human Services in the Town of Brookhaven, New York. Diana was Executive Vice President of the Long Island Housing Partnership and in the early 90’s served on their Board of Directors Executive Committee. Ms. Weir, a banker for over 25 years, was a Senior Vice President at the Bank of Smithtown and the Bank of the Hamptons. Diana served 6 years in Washington as Chief-of-Staff for the Congressman from Long Island’s 1st Congressional District. She was elected to public office herself in 1999 and served for four years on the East Hampton Town Council.
For over 30 years, Diana has been involved in her community, volunteering on various boards and committees dedicated to inclusion and equity for women, minorities and Latinos. She was honored by El Diario/La Prensa New York newspapers as one of the 100 Latino women of distinction. Diana served as a Commissioner on the Suffolk County Human Rights Commission, the Suffolk County Breast Health Partnership and the Board of the Bridgehampton Day Care. She co-chaired the Economic Development panel at the Long Island Hispanic Leadership Summit and served on the original East Hampton High School site-based management team. Diana served on the SUNY Stony Brook Multicultural Advisory Committee and was appointed by the Governor to serve on the SUNY Stony Brook Council. She served as a Trustee on the Board of the Long Island Power Authority and as Commissioner on the Suffolk County Planning Commission representing East Hampton.
Board of Directors Member
Estefania Flores, a.k.a. Nia, is first generation Salvadorian America who was raised in Goose Creek, SC with her parents and siblings. She graduated from Stratford High School. She is currently attending the Citadel's evening graduate program for Political Science. Her interest and community work in politics makes this a perfect education program to hone her skills and prepare for accomplishing her future goals. Her current professional position entails working with clients as workers compensation bilingual paralegal. She has experience working in the immigration field, personal injury and on political campaigns. In her free time she enjoys reading and or volunteering in community outreach programs. Nia is a community-oriented professional who will add energy and value to her position on the Generations for America board.
Advisory Board of Member - Safety Program
Carrie Pasquarello is the CEO & Co-Founder of Global Secure Resources Inc. Carrie manages the development of security standards, emergency action plans, safety protocols, and crisis intervention strategies for use by businesses, non-profit organizations, and individual consumers and directs the analytical preparation of the Individual Threat Assessment Plan (ITAP) and Safe Student Abroad Assessments (SSA). Using all the strategies she learned and refined from working with the U.S. Department of State, she shares real-life lessons from abroad and stories to illustrate the importance of being proactive in keeping safe. Carrie is the Author of Study Abroad Safety, A Parent’s Guide to Sending Your Child Abroad. Her company is certified Women-Owned.
Advisory Board of Member - Legislative Liaison /Public Relations
L. Carlton Walker-Cross
SLED CWP Instructor
Real Estate Broker In Charge
Hall of Fame Cutco Rep 2007
US Navy Flight Deck Veteran / 4th Generation Veteran
American Legion Post 166 Member
Board Member - I Am Voices Foundation
As a non-partisan, IRS recognized 501(c)(4) non-profit organization, our primary focus is to promote economic opportunity, improve public health and inspire civic engagement for all Americans and their children, 1st generation, 2nd generations, and multi-generational families. Like many in South Carolina, the leadership, staff, donors, and supporters of Generations for America are concerned about the direction of our state and the needs of American Citizens first. We call South Carolina home and want to see our state improve, become more competitive, transparent and head in the right direction for future generations. We use advocacy to hold lawmakers accountable.
Our Commitment: We are committed to education, and the people while preserving American principles through our community projects.
Our Belief: We believe in God, Country and States Rights. We believe in a limited government and the US Constitution.
Creating Economic Opportunity
Helping families and businesses prosper through community awareness prevention.
Hosting networking events to connect like minded individuals to collaborate, innovate and prosper.
Improving Public Health
Helping to keep communities safe and secure through education and projects.
Helping adults and children make better decisions through local program education.
Inspiring Civic Engagement
Encourage voters to register and remain informed.
Educate families on the governance process and the constitution.
Promote American Patriotism.
We believe all American Citizens can embrace who they are,
can define their future, and can change the world.