Staff & Board of Directors

Meet our team!

Our Richmond headquarters houses the majority of our staff, as well as our administrative functions. Seven regional offices located across the state are dedicated to supporting Special Olympics Virginia programs and volunteers within their community.


Richmond

3212 Skipwith Road, Suite 100
Richmond VA 23294
804.346.5544 | 804.346.9633 (fax) | 800.932.4653 (toll-free)

  • Rick Jeffrey
    President
    804.726.3028
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  • Roy Zeidman
    Senior Vice President, Marketing & Development
    804.726.3022
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Public Relations

  • Holly Claytor
    Senior Director of Public Relations
    804.726.3025
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  • Ellen Costlow
    Director of Volunteer Services
    804.612.1608
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Development

  • David Thomason
    Vice President, Advancement
    804.726.3033
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  • Katie Botha
    Vice President, Development & Communications
    804.726.3024
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    Director of Development, Central Virginia

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  • Aliza Tekavec
    Development & Donor Experience Manager
    804.726.3031
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Local Program Services

  • Val Reinford
    Vice President, Local Program Services
    804.726.3036
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  • Aly Truesdale
    James River Region Director
    804.726.3032
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  • Floyd Miller, II
    Senior Director of Urban Programs
    804.726.3035
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Program Event Management

  • Dave Pawlowski
    Vice President, Program
    804.726.3034
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  • Leisha Santilli
    Director of Event Management
    804.612.1609
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  • Bryan Schubring
    Director of Sports & Competition
    804.612.1606
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Finance & Administration

  • Kim D'Errico
    Vice President, Finance & Administration
    804.726.3038
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  • Emily Bower
    Office Assistant
    804.726.3020
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  • Emily Bridgman
    Administrative Assistant/Project Manager
    804.726.3019
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  • Lisa Garnett
    Operations Manager
    804.726.3026
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  • Allison Hearn
    Financial Reporting Manager
    804.726.3029
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  • Connie Johnson
    Accounting Specialist
    804.726.3039
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  • Pam McClure
    Executive Assistant & Administration Manager
    804.726.3027
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  • Karen Pehl
    Assistant Controller
    804.726.3029
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  • Donna Sutton
    Donor Database Manager
    804.726.3030
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Lynchburg

104A Northwynd Circle
Lynchburg VA 24502
434.582.4712 | 434.582.4713 (fax)

  • Lisa Wimbush
    Piedmont Region Director
    434.582.4712
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Northern Virginia

11350 Random Hills Road C-140
Fairfax VA 22030
703.359.4301 | 703.359.4306 (fax) | 800.526.6131 (toll-free)

  • Ellen Head
    Director of Development, Northern Virginia
    703.359.4301 ext. 1
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  • Veronica Jennings
    Potomac Region Director
    703.359.4301
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  • Nicole Kratzer
    Project Manager
    703.359.4301
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Harrisonburg

21 Southgate Court, Suite 103
Harrisonburg VA 22801
540.433.7475 | 540.434.6508 (fax) | 800.526.6133 (toll-free)

  • Daniel Leake
    Shenandoah Region Director
    540.433.7475
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  • Jennifer Gordon
    Project Manager
    540.433.7475
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    Jordan Leake
    Athlete Data Entry (Temp)
    540.433.7475
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    Jodi Winslett
    Athlete Data Entry (Temp)
    540.433.7475
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Virginia Beach

184 Business Park Drive, Suite 202
Virginia Beach VA 23462
757.962.1575 | 757.962.1573 (fax) | 877.874.7462 (toll-free)

  • Debbie Apperson
    Southeast Region Director
    757.962.1575 ext. 1
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  • Meghan Massie
    Director of Development, Southeast Region
    757.962.1575 ext. 3
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  • Linda Hollingsworth
    Project Manager
    757.962.1575 ext. 2
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Fredericksburg

319 William Street, Suite 2
Fredericksburg VA 22401
540.479.6918 | 540.479.6919 (fax) | 888.479.6918 (toll-free)

  • Jim Garrett
    Rappahannock Region Director
    540.479.6918
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Newport News

610 Thimble Shoals Blvd., Suite 201-C
Newport News VA 23606
757.705.8457

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    Position Open
    Peninsula Region Director

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Blacksburg

1100 South Main Street, Suite B
Blacksburg VA 24060
540.951.2918 | 540.951.2979 (fax) | 800.526.6132 (toll-free)

  • Nancy Morehouse
    Senior Director, Southwest Region & Unified Sports Specialist
    540.951.2918 ext. 1
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  • Matt Camire
    Director of Development, Western Virginia, & Torch Run Liaison
    540.951.2918 ext. 2
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  • Debbie Keighton
    Office Assistant
    540.951.2918 ext. 3
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Board of Directors

  • Chair
    Kelly Mortensen
    Flooring Adventures, LLC
    Past State Deputy
    Virginia Knights of Columbus
  • Vice Chair
    Corrine Kosar
    Senior Vice President
    Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Vice Chair
    Matt Mitchell
    Assistant Vice President, Claims
    GEICO
  • Vice Chair
    David M. Rohrer
    Deputy County Executive for Public Safety
    Fairfax County
  • Secretary
    Kami Lannetti
    Attorney
    Virginia Beach Public Schools
  • Treasurer
    Patrick Chesnut
    President
    HART Technologies, Inc.
  • President
    Rick Jeffrey
    Special Olympics Virginia

Members


  • Marguerite Bostic
    Community Volunteer

  • Harrison Braxton
    Virginia Circuit Court Judge (ret.)

  • Christopher U. Browne
    Airport Manager
    Washington Dulles International Airport

  • Bill DeSteph
    Virginia Senator
    8th District

  • Dan Dougherty
    President
    Colonial First Mortgage

  • Donnie Knowlson
    Senior Vice President, Sales
    Stone Houston and Associates

  • Terry Lewis
    President, Restaurant Operations
    Boddie-Noell Enterprises, Inc.

  • Matt McDavid
    Associate Director
    Ernst & Young

  • Marlene Mizell
    Community Volunteer

  • John Parrott
    Executive Vice President
    Rutherfood, a Marsh & McLennan Agency Co.

  • Chester H. Sharps, MD
    Orthopaedic Surgeon, Pediatrics
    Tuckahoe Orthopaedics

  • Frank Stephens
    Athlete Representative
    Wildflour Bakery

  • Ken Stolle
    Sheriff
    Virginia Beach Sheriff's Office

  • Chip Tarkenton
    Director of Community Relations
    Owens & Minor

Ex Officio

  • Immediate Past Chair
    John A. Denison
    Senior Director of Tax
    Adams, Jenkins & Cheatham
  • Past Chair
    Dr. Rick Meyers
    Orthopedic Surgeon (ret.)
    Tuckahoe Orthopaedics
  • Past Chair
    John Moreau
    Teacher, Coach, & Advisor (ret.)
    The Collegiate School
    NCAA Basketball Official (ret.)

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