Who are we?
Healthy Lifestyle Network, Inc. (HLN) is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization founded in 2002 by Lorna Shelton Beck, a registered dietitian. The main purpose of HLN is to serve the people of Port Antonio, Jamaica, Charleston, South Carolina and surrounding communities. As a team, we work together to educate and empower individuals according to our 7 Pillars: Environment, Health and Wellness, Education, Child Sexual Abuse, Vocational Training, Entrepreneurship and Cultural Arts. Healthy Lifestyle Network, Inc. is managed by a Board of Directors in the US and by an Advisory Board in Jamaica.
Healthy Lifestyle Network, Inc. offers many annual programs to service our children and the community. For more information on our programs and annual events visit our Program and Events pages.
Founder and CEO
Lorna Shelton Beck, a retired registered dietitian founded Healthy Lifestyle Network, Inc. (HLN) in 2002. Her initial purpose for creating the organization was to teach residents across various communities healthier ways to prepare foods and make healthier food choices. Since then the organization has successfully evolved to encompass a 7 pillar structure reaching out to the communities in Charleston, South Carolina and Port Antonio, Jamaica.
Lorna's passion is to ensure the programs and projects of the organization continue to make a difference in the lives of others.
Ramone Barron graduated from HBCU, Prairie View A&M University with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics. She has a passion for helping others primarily with focus on physical and financial wellbeing. She is very passionate about serving the community, especially giving back to the small-town community of Port Antonio where she was born. Along with being a Board Member, she serves as Treasurer and Secretary for the Healthy Lifestyle Network Inc. since summer 2020.
Ramone Barron currently works as a Retirement Program Manager for HP Inc. She manages plans and programs such as 401(k) and Pension Plans helping employees with their savings goal as they plan and prepare for a future in retirement.
Paulette Campbell is an educator who has gained teaching experience at several levels. An educator for over twenty-six years Paulette has traversed the education landscape as a Basic School teacher, Primary School Teacher, High School Teacher (Re-integration of Dropouts), and adjunct University Lecturer. “The widest span of psychosocial development takes place at the primary school level”, this belief has led Paulette to serve as a Primary School Psychologist since 2002. Helping students to navigate and separate issues associated with physical, emotional, and mental behaviors is a daily focus.
Paulette is also a Distinguished President (2017) of Kiwanis International Club of Port Antonio upholding the belief in the covert rewards of helping others by “changing the world one child at a time”.
Laurence Lyons has attained years of business, management, and leadership experiences in multinational environments. During his Air Force career, he acquired knowledge and experiences in information management programs and processes, personnel management, recruiting and budget analyses. He has extensive experience in organization development, and team building. After his military career, he pursued a career in Human Resources Management which led to positions as Human Resources/Administration Manager for the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit, State of Florida Courts System and subsequently the Director of Human Resources for Anchorage Children’s Home, a non-profit organization.
Currently retired he holds a Business Management degree from Florida State University and a post graduate degree in Human Resources Management from Troy University. He resides in Panama City, Florida.