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Division 11

Amy Heffernan

Service Facilitator

Amy is a Hampton Roads native and earned her Bachelor's in Sociology from Old Dominion University. She currently resides in Suffolk with her husband and 2 children. Her passion for helping others can be traced back to her pre-professional days. Whether it be rescuing dogs, serving at her church, or working with local homeschool families, Amy's goal has been to help others.

Angela Wenger

Senior Service Facilitator

Angela was raised in the Hudson Valley, NY but has lived in Virginia for many years. She is a mother and a spouse of an active-duty service member. They are stationed in Hampton Roads. Angela has a Bachelor’s degree in African and Latino Studies and her professional experiences are diverse. She has been a home visitor for an evidence-based home visiting program, represented a managed care organization, and most recently served other military families. She is excited to work with families, helping to provide resources to support their needs by stepping into an advocate role with Moms In Motion.

Lisa Zelada

Service Facilitator
Lisa was raised in North Carolina and earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. She currently resides in Chesapeake with her husband, three children, cat, and potbellied pig. She has worked in the human services field for almost 15 years, beginning her career in direct care straight out of college. Lisa enjoys exercising and volunteering at church in her free time.

Natosha Autry

Service Facilitator

Natosha, a native of Virginia, has experience in the behavioral health and mental health fields as a Qualified Mental Health Professional-Child (QMHP-C). She is a summa cum laude graduate of Old Dominion University, where she earned a Bachelor's of Science in Psychology and a minor in Human Services.

For several years, Natosha has served children with different “abilities” and various mental health diagnoses through volunteer service, work in the public school system, and within both private and public mental health agencies. Her service to these populations has extended to caring and advocating for the youngest of her four children, who has Autism Spectrum Disorder. Natosha's heart continues to expand with love for children and people with disabilities. She's excited to join Moms In Motion, as her heart has guided her here.

Nicole Taylor

Senior Service Facilitator

Nicole, a native Virginian, has been a support to the special needs community for several years. She has tutored special needs kids in public school and in private settings. She focuses on math as a stepping stool for practical application and helping students use learned math skills in real life situations. Nicole strongly believes that building a trusting relationship with the kids she tutors is the key to successful learning.

Nicole’s experience ranges from customer service to executive management. She holds a Bachelor's in Business Administration with a specialization in Project Management. Nicole is the proud mother of one daughter who is pursuing her dreams.

Phinon Hayes-Hurt

Senior Service Facilitator

Phinon was born and raised in Charlotte County. She has always been involved in helping her community, as well as being an advocate for people with disabilities. Phinon currently partners with the Susan G Komen and the Ronald McDonald Foundation. She has an organization called You Are Not Alone that's focuses on mental health illnesses. Phinon hopes that she can be the person who 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 Ms. Full Figured VA Plus 2021 pageant queen.

Sonya Wilson

Service Facilitator

Sonya is a Virginia native and currently resides in Chesapeake. She obtained her Bachelor’s in Sociology from Norfolk State University. She has a multitude of professional experience in the fields of human resources, substance abuse counseling, and customer service. Sonya is richly blessed with a wonderful husband and three lovely daughters. She genuinely loves spending time with her family and friends, reading, traveling, and watching her Dallas Cowboys!

Sonya’s personal connection with individuals with disabilities was through her brother. Her brother is paralyzed, and through caring for him increased her passion to help others. She has always had a deep passion for making a difference and feels this is her true calling in life. Sonya is excited for this chapter with Moms In Motion and to be of service to many families in her community.

Stephanie Doughty

Service Facilitator

Stephanie is a native of Chesapeake, VA. She obtained her Bachelor’s in public administration from Norfolk State University. Stephanie has many years of experience providing case management services to expecting teen mothers, children in foster care, and adults. Additionally, she has several years of experience training foster parents. Her experience has helped her to advocate for people with disabilities. She believes her mission in life is to empower people to become the best version of themselves.

Stephanie is a proud mother of two children. She enjoys spending time with her family, fellowship, volunteering at her church, and watching the Philadelphia Eagles play. She also enjoys cooking her old favorite recipes and trying new ones.

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