Staff Members

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Dawn McCoy

Chief Executive Officer

Dawn is a 20+ year leader in the non-profit sector and in public service. Dawn completed the Virginia Partners in Policymaking Program and passionately serves on state and nonprofit boards for individuals with disabilities.

She is a graduate of Archbishop Mitty High School and holds a bachelor’s degree from Howard University and a master’s degree from the Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy where she was a Bryce Harlow Scholar.  She enjoys chess, hiking, and playing tennis.

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Tamia Douglas

Senior Client Services Administrator

Tamia is a Hopewell native with more than six years of customer service. She has more than five years of front-line leadership expertise including coordination of private sector staff training, customer service protocols, operations, and compliance with customer service standards.  She supports clients and alliance partners.

Tamia is a graduate of Hopewell High School and completed college coursework from Old Dominion University and Richard Bland College. She enjoys free time with her dogs and family. 

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Shelly Marin

Client Services Administrator/Community Liaison

Shelly is a Chester native and a retired 32-year public school educator who taught middle and high school Spanish. She supports clients and community partners.

 

Shelly is a graduate of L.C. Bird High School and holds a bachelor's degree in Spanish education from Virginia Tech. She is also a certified community interpreter (Spanish) and holds certification with the American Council of Teaching a Foreign Language. In her free time, she enjoys reading, spending time with her family and cats, walking, and traveling.