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Community Outreach & Engagement

Anna Thomas

Outreach Manager
Serving Divisions 3, 4 & 8

Anna resides in the Shenandoah Valley with her husband and their 2 yorkies, Lucy and Ethel. She is a very active member in her community as well as her church. Because of her passion for youth, she volunteers weekly at her church in Elkton, VA. Anna has a background in Medical Management, Human Resources, and Public Speaking. In 2013, her family was given the news that her father-in-law had been diagnosed with ALS; this came with new challenges for their entire family. During this life changing diagnosis, Anna was dedicated to helping him navigate this difficult journey. Anna believes in working hard and always showing kindness to others.

Lanny Rooney

Community Outreach & Engagement Rep
Lanny resides in the Boones Mill area of Virginia with her amazing husband, three beautiful children, two dogs, and two cats. Lanny has an extensive background in retail management, HR, and home design/project management. She has a strong desire to serve others and make a difference in people's lives. Lanny is very excited to bring her skills and passion into her position here at Moms in Motion where she will be able to continue to grow and serve others.

Peter Carrington Brown

Community Outreach & Engagement Representative
Serving Divisions 6, 7 & 11
Peter is a New Jersey native who now resides in Mechanicsville, Virginia. At the height of the Covid-19 crisis, Peter's mother became gravely ill. She was hospitalized and required 24-hour care upon returning home. Peter quickly discovered that navigating the Medicaid waiver system could be challenging and, at times, overwhelming. It was during that process he found Moms in Motion. Peter was so moved by the compassion, advocacy, and person-centered service of Moms in Motion that he wanted to become part of the team!

Shalini Mikos

Community Outreach & Engagement Representative
Serving Divisions 1, 2 & 9

Shalini is a mom of three children and married to a former US Marine now airline pilot. Before meeting her husband, Shalini worked as an Office Administrator in sunny Florida for 10 years in both the medical and dental fields. After marrying her Marine, Shalini’s family moved bases around the world. During this time she was the caregiver for her father, a former Army veteran along with her mother-in-law who became blind after surgery complications. Through traveling with her family, homeschooling the kids, and caring for disabled loved ones, Shalini always felt a passion for serving others. Today, Shalini is excited to bring her skills and passion into her position here at Moms In Motion where she will be able to continue to grow and serve others.

Shatayah Williams

Outreach Coordinator

Shatayah grew up as a military child and considers many states her home. She currently lives in Virginia.

Shatayah holds a Master's in Public Health and loves being of service to others and believes that through advocacy and education communities can become empowered. Her experience working with Alzheimer's and Dementia patients has encouraged her to learn more about disabilities such as Tourette Syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Microcephaly, and Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. Working with patients who have disabilities is the most enriching work that she has done thus far. She was led to Moms In Motion to continue that work and decrease barriers to healthcare for persons with disabilities. She is excited to gain new skills and learn from the Moms In Motion Community.

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