Pamela Varner Woodson
OneShare Health Board Member & Program Member
Pamela Varner Woodson’s spiritual journey began in 1971, and she has consistently lived a faith-based life since. Her professional journey began in the financial office at First Baptist Church of Tucker, Georgia, in May 1996. In September 2002, she was promoted to Business Administrator and, in October 2016, was ordained as a minister at First Baptist Church of Tucker. Since then, she has been functioning in the dual role of Business/Office Administrator and Pastoral Counselor. Simultaneously, Pam has fostered a career with Atlanta Intervention Network as a Licensed Professional Counselor and Master Addiction Counselor. In these roles, she facilitates psychoeducational groups which focus specifically on drug, alcohol, and family violence intervention of predominantly court-mandated clients. She specializes in grief therapy, addiction, and helping adults cope with childhood trauma, and is certified as a Family Violence Intervention facilitator by the Georgia Commission on Family Violence. Initially, Pam was drawn to OneShare Health’s strong Christian principles as well as its Mission of living a healthy and accountable lifestyle. Today, she continues to strive towards her goal of changing lives for the better as an esteemed member of OneShare’s Board of Directors. Pam is married to Barry Fortenberry from Tucker, GA. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading, writing, playing piano, singing, traveling, and being a mom and a grandmother (YaYa).