Overview

Car seats have complicated instructions, and often need a trained technician to educate parents on how to properly install their children into car seats.  The goal of our company is to raise money in order to sponsor car seat events, train and educate parents in safe car seat installation, and to give away car seats to those who may have a need.  Your financial commitment and involvement will contribute to our mission, please feel free to make a donation that will help us purchase car seats for needy families.  No amount of a donation is too small to save a life and remember...all donations are tax deductible. 

 

Safety Seat Solutions Team

 

Jeremiah McDowell

Founder & President, Safety Seat Solutions

 

Jeremiah McDowell is a retired California Highway Patrol Officer. He worked in Law Enforcement for twenty-two years in the San Francisco Bay Area.  He has worked as a Traffic Officer, Public Information Officer, Commercial Officer which involves enforcing California traffic laws.   He has been a Certified NHTSA Child Passenger Safety Seat Instructor/Technician for over fourteen (14) years.  Mr. McDowell has taught Child Passenger Safety Seat classes for law enforcement, health care, daycare providers, insurance, schools personnel and parents throughout California, Louisiana and Guam.  Also, has worked with various groups such as abuses women groups, organized by local and state politicians and others.  He holds various certifications and awards for his continued dedication and passion for child safety.  He continues to teach and instruct parents how to safely and correctly install their car seats.   He started Safety Seat Solutions to provide a personal and a non-restrictive service for bringing awareness to child car seat safety.

 

Mr. McDowell holds an Associate of Arts degree in Education from Alameda College.  He has spent the past eighteen years teaching driving safety classes, child safety seat classes and new parent classes. Mr. McDowell will oversee the day-to-day functions of Safety Seat Solutions.  He will also teach classes, set up Check-Up events, conduct safety seminars, make decisions on the distribution of car seats. 

 

 

Asha R. McDowell

Cofounder & Vice President, Safety Seat Solutions

 

Mrs. McDowell’s strong background and longevity over 27 years in contract and litigation law has paralleled her into the field of negotiation, real estate, interior design, development, event and project management. This experience will offer Safety Seat Solutions clients pragmatic and complete collaborative approach to child safety.  Asha is being recognized as one of the leaders making a difference because of her people skills, knowledge, leadership, management and negotiating skills. Her expertise in compliance with applicable federal, state and local legislation and codes governing health and safety, interfacing with community leaders, negotiating skills, an eye towards long-term results in child safety, honesty, diligence, patience, attention to detail and problem solving--the hallmarks of the service Safety Seat Solutions provides.

 

Mrs. McDowell will primarily be responsible for review of the training materials, compliance with codes governing safety, event planning, marketing campaigns and negotiations.

 

 

Twyla Parks

Executive Director/Chief Operating Officer

 

Twyla Parks has held the position of Human Resources Director with a non-profit for many years. She has worked for Waste Management as the Human Resources Manager in Fremont and was recruited for the United States Air Force and received a Certificate of Appreciation from their recruiting office. Ms. Parks also received a Certificate of Recognition from State Senator Liz Figueroa in recognition as Secretary to the Executive Committee as well as other awards and accolades.  Ms. Parks has a passion for helping others especially children.

 

When she heard about this venture and the opportunity to work with a start-up non-profit, she jumped at the idea.  She wanted to do whatever she could to save children’s lives as she was unaware of the high death toll in this area.  Ms. Parks has volunteered for the Boys and Girls Club and donated funds to that organization when she sponsored a “crab feed”. She is also working as a volunteer for Friends of Faith to help in their fundraising efforts.

 

Ms. Parks holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Organization Management from Patten University and has held other managerial positions with large corporations.  Her background has been in the health care field with an emphasis on customer service. She was a Board of Director, Executive Committee Secretary, and an Ambassador to a very busy Chamber of Commerce, which has prepared her to work with many diverse groups.  She has been directly responsible for financial planning, budget oversight and personnel management. She considers her strengths to be those of a strong leader, motivator and team-builder. Ms. Parks will oversee all operations of Safety Seat Solutions and she will oversee training of new staff.

 

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