Our People

Our people—staff, board members, coaches and volunteers—are dedicated to ensuring a positive experience for every participant and family. Learn more about the individuals who bring our mission and vision to life.

Our Staff

Mary Hansen

Executive Director

Samantha Savage

Program Director - Greater Charlottesville

Hayley Holloman Jones

Program Director - Greater Lynchburg

Callie Hammer

Program Director - Greater Roanoke

Work With Us

Do you share a passion for our mission and want to join the team? Learn more about open staff and board positions.

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Our Board

Julie Barber

Board President, Greater Lynchburg

Briana Apgar

Co-Vice-President, Greater Roanoke

Cecelia Magargee

Co-Vice-President, Greater Charlottesville

Sherry Gray

Board Treasurer, Greater Lynchburg

Holly Knight

Secretary, Greater Lynchburg

Tessa Ashoff

Board Member, Greater Charlottesville

Rajaram Bhagavathula

Board Member, Greater Roanoke

Kelsey Dowling

Board Member, Greater Charlottesville

Carley Emerson

Board Member, Greater Roanoke

Jeff Fedorko

Board Member, Greater Lynchburg

Marsha Gaines

Board Member, Greater Lynchburg

Beth Garriott

Board Member, Greater Charlottesville

Emily Hatton

UVA Darden Board Fellow

Vicki Hubbard

Board Member, Greater Lynchburg

Lauren Jones

Board Member, Greater Roanoke

Tina Ragland

Board Member, Greater Lynchburg

Our Culture

Our mission, vision and core values are at the heart of everything we do. Learn more about our organization, our commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity and access, and how you can join our team.

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