Central Division

Christin F.

Division Manager

Christin lives in Fluvanna with her two children. She has been involved in the disability community since she was very young when her grandparents adopted six differently abled children. Christin has worked in the education field for over 25 years, working with children from birth through high school. She worked with the local elementary students as an aide and reading tutor. She also worked with the deaf and blind community as a reader and transcriber. Christin worked as an aide in the Severe and Profound class at her local high school, teaching life skills and communication techniques. She has worked as a preschool and kindergarten teacher, a daycare director, and ran a home daycare for seven years.

Christin has worked her way up within Moms In Motion from a Service Facilitator to a Division Manager.  She loves what she does and appreciates the opportunity to serve the families in her community and help them get the services they need.

Alyssa P.

Service Facilitator
Alyssa is from Culpeper Virginia where she lives with her daughter and her English Bulldog puppy, Lilah. Alyssa is a George Mason University graduate and holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a concentration in Work and Organizational Psychology. Before Alyssa joined Moms In Motion she worked in a variety of different fields including Property Management, Optical Technician/Receptionist and others. While it was not her original plan upon graduating, It was during her time working in the Optometric field when she met many patients who suffered from a variety of different forms of disabilities and decided that she wanted to dedicate her life to working with those in need. It is her goal to advocate for as many families as possible and improve the life of others within her community. She is excited to be joining the team at Moms In Motion and begin a career in the Human Services field. Outside of work Alyssa enjoys spending time with family, reading, crafting, and watching her three year old daughter learn and grow.

Amber H.

Service Facilitator
Amber joins Moms in Motion with a strong customer service and administration background. Her infectious positive attitude and bright personality will make your experience with Moms in Motion memorable, informative, positive, and enjoyable. Amber has first-hand personal experience with Moms in Motion with her youngest son in the program, and prior experience working with families with a wide range of disabilities. Amber is passionate about helping and assisting families in need. A Virginia native, Amber enjoys boating with her husband and three boys. In her free time, she creates organization, stationary, and planning materials for business professionals all over the world! She is excited to join the team with Moms!

Benjamin N.

Senior Service Facilitator

As a member of a family with three adopted kids with special needs, Benjamin is familiar with the difficulty of living in a world that is not catered to those with special needs. One of his greatest passions is equipping people with the tools necessary to give them and their families the best quality of life available to them. To that end, Benjamin has joined Moms In Motion with the hope of being able to fulfill this calling.

Britnie Q.

Senior Service Facilitator

Britnie lives in Buckingham County, VA. She has experience as a children's caretaker for multiple families, a few of which had children with disabilities and special needs. She has also been a substitute teacher for Buckingham County Public Schools and worked with Special Education classes at both the middle school and high school level. Britnie currently volunteers as a children and youth leader at PCC in Fork Union. She loves working with kids. Her goal is to go back to school in the near future and work on obtaining a degree in counseling to work with children in the school system.

Britnie is a very family-oriented, so in her free time she loves to simply spend time with her family and friends. She is very artsy and loves anything that involves creativity. Britnie also enjoys drawing, painting, building, writing poetry, and singing.

JaKeishia R.

Senior Service Facilitator

JaKeishia was born and raised in Farmville, VA where she currently resides. She has a background in Human Services where she has experience working with individuals with diagnoses that range from IDD, MH, MR, Autism, etc. JaKeishia’s love for helping others grew and developed in 2011 when she lived in Pittsburgh, PA and had opportunities to work in day support programs, rehabilitation facilities, and assisting with servicing the elderly with obtaining the services and care that they needed. JaKeishia's hope is to be a voice for those who may not be able to speak up for themselves or do not have the help they desire in order to receive the services that they need.

When she’s not working, JaKeishia spends time with her family, volunteering with various community organizations, and cooking.

Mark S.

Service Facilitator

Mark lives in Charlottesville, VA with his wife and amazing son. He has been involved in the Autism community since his son’s diagnosis at age 2. Through personal experience dealing with the challenges of caring for a special needs child, he has gained an in-depth knowledge of the resources and support available for families.

Mark is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University with a B.A. in Religious Studies, and M.A. from University of Texas. Before joining Moms In Motion, he spent 15 years working as an English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher in public schools in Virginia. Mark looks forward to joining the Moms In Motion team and using his skills to improve the lives of others in his community and help them reach their full potential.

Maura W.

Senior Service Facilitator

Maura was born and raised in upstate New York. She moved to Charlottesville, VA in 2003 for better weather and new scenery. She earned her Bachelor’s in Human Development from Binghamton University.

Maura has over 15 years’ experience working with families providing person-centered services in their homes. She is looking forward to being part of the Moms In Motion team, and sharing her knowledge and experience with the families she will be serving.

Michael D.

Service Facilitator
Michael was born in Charlottesville, Virginia. He has spent his whole life in Virginia and is a recent graduate of Old Dominion University. He is currently the head coach of a local swim team located in Fluvanna County and has a passion for serving his community. Michael has joined Moms In Motion with the hopes of being able to make a difference in people's lives and to fulfill his passion of serving his community.

Phinon H.

Service Facilitator
Phinon was born and raised in Charlotte County. She has always been involved in helping her community, as well as being and advocate for people with disabilities. Phinon currently partners with the Susan G Kormen and the Ronald McDonald Foundation. She has an organization called You Are Not Alone that's focuses on Mental Health Illness. She has a background in Human Services. Phinon hopes that she can be the person that can help families with disabilities get the services and treatment they deserve. In her spare time she enjoys watching her son play sports, modeling, and being your current Ms. Full Figured VA Plus 2021 pageant queen.

Susan M.

Senior Service Facilitator

For thirteen years, Susan has been an advocate for her daughter who has multiple developmental disabilities and complex medical issues. This experience makes her uniquely qualified to build rapport and trust with families in similar situations. As a Moms In Motion team member, Susan brings her knowledge, experience, and sensitivity to the job of helping others navigate the complex process of supporting those with special needs.

Tamara F.

Service Facilitator
Tamara is a local girl from Central Virginia. Her and her husband are the proud parents of two beautiful children. She currently has an A.A.S in Respiratory Therapy as well as her LPN. In 2015, Tamara had a sweet baby girl that was born prematurely at 24weeks pregnant. This is where her journey in special needs began. The journey for this little girl was the changing point in her family’s life. The baby girl became vent dependent and had to have a tracheostomy done. She was also diagnosed G-Tube dependent. After 10 months of being hospitalized she finally came home. The tracheostomy was later removed and she was diagnosed with seizures disorder and Cerebral Palsy. Having a total care child proved to have its difficulties, but her and her family fought through. After receiving help and guidance from Moms in Motions, Tamara felt that she needed to give back. She knows the resources and opportunities that are available first hand and she wants to make sure that other families know that there are places to turn for help and that they aren’t alone.
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