Division 4

Katie Barber

Division Manager

Katie is a mom of four biological children and foster mom to over a dozen teens. She enjoys time outdoors, especially in her garden. Katie has three degrees in Education. She's spent three years teaching middle school and two teaching at Liberty University. Katie also has experience as a mom of child with special needs, as her oldest daughter has Cerebral Palsy. Together, they have overcome many hurdles. Her favorite slogan is that "special needs are just redirected special abilities."

Alexandra Mae

Service Facilitator

Alex was born and raised in the Dayton, OH area. After completing a month-long residential yoga training program in Buckingham, VA, she knew she had found her forever home. Alex has fallen in love with central Virginia and thinks it is the perfect place to raise her two young children. Alex has received a Master’s in English, as well as a Master’s of International and Comparative Politics.

For the last 10 years, she has delved into the world of grassroots community organizing and cares deeply for those who are underserved, underrepresented, and underappreciated. She has worked extensively on various community projects from beautification, public events and festivals, summer camps and after school programming, to full fledge affordable housing developments.

Her philosophy is to focus on the good while being the change she wants to see within her local community. Alex is excited to start a new chapter with Moms In Motion and looks forward to serving her neighbors in new and unique ways.

Brittany Viands

Service Facilitator
Brittany grew up in West Virginia until softball brought her to a small D3 college in Harrisonburg, VA. She resides in the friendly city with her fur pup, Willow. When she isn't working, she loves to hike, go on walks with her pup, and enjoys being an assistant college softball coach. Brittany can always be found with a smile on her face and a coffee mug in hand. She is compassionate, bubbly, and loves to help others accomplish their goals. Before coming to Moms In Motion, she worked in the school system, as a Behavior Management Specialist. She's excited to work alongside consumers and their families, to help them reach their full potential.

Chastity Frazier

Senior Intake Specialist

Chastity previously worked as a driver for Augusta County for fourteen years transporting children with special needs to and from school. She developed special bonds between the children she transported, as well as with their parents. She was always encouraged when she saw the great progress they made from year to year - and even day to day.

Chastity looks forward to meeting and helping new people through her work with Moms In Motion and couldn't be happier to continue helping her community.

Danielle Brown

Senior Service Facilitator

Danielle lives in Stuarts Draft with her husband and seven children. She was introduced to the special needs community with the adoption of her middle daughter. Having a child with special needs has presented so many new daily challenges and struggles for her family, but the greatest struggle they have had to overcome is learning about all the different programs available to help. Danielle is so thankful for her daughter's doctor who introduced the EDCD program and, from that, Moms In Motion. She has grown very passionate about advocating for not only the children, but also the parents. Danielle understands the whole mix of emotions that come from caring for a special loved one, and now she has a passion to help other families.

In her free time, Danielle enjoys spending time with her family, camping, cooking, canning, and making soap!

Heather Mitchell

Service Facilitator
Heather is a mom of three. She enjoys time with family and friends when not helping the community. She graduated with honors with an Associate of Applied Science. Heather has gained experience in the medical field in many areas including volunteer rescue, doctors’ offices, rural health outreach, group home, and individual care. She also has personal experience from caring for her own children with mental illness and behavioral disabilities. Heather is a very caring individual and believes everyone should be treated as family.

Kayla Rozanski

Service Facilitator
Kayla was born and raised in Front Royal, VA. She is a graduate from Eastern Mennonite University with a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work and a minor in Psychology. She has over two years’ experience with those with disabilities from her previous employment. Kayla has a passion to help people through her work and is excited to meet new people through Moms In Motion. Kayla is a mom of young children, is an animal lover with three cats, and loves to spend her free time with all of them. She also enjoys the outdoors, listening to music, and tending to her plants.

Mary Davis

Service Facilitator

Mary has experience working in a community oncology center and has worked there for over ten years. She has had the opportunity to care for some amazing patients and gotten to know them and their families on a personal basis. With this experience, Mary looks forward to being able to help families within her community to ensure they are getting the best resources possible. She thinks it's truly wonderful that she can help families through Moms In Motion.

Sandi Cleveland

Senior Service Facilitator

Sandi has been involved in helping since she began volunteering with Big Brothers/Big Sisters at age 13. She worked summers for the ARC and, as an adult, owned and operated a non-conventional preschool for special needs kids in the neighborhood. She volunteered for several years in the hearing impaired classroom to keep up her skills while working one on one with students who needed extra support.

Sandi is the mother of two grown children and has been married 29 years. In her spare time she enjoys gardening, hiking, crafts and traveling. Her education includes an associate’s degree in education, various credits at JMU, and the completion of an autism spectrum disorders program.

Sharon White

Service Facilitator

Sharon is originally from Richmond, VA. She is a newlywed and has 2 adult children, a daughter and a son. She graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a degree in Music Education. Sharon has been a music teacher or worked in churches as a musician, educator, or program director for most of her adult life. She has lived in South Carolina, Texas, and Louisiana but has called Lexington home for over 25 years.

Sharon’s son was born prematurely and very ill after she had life-threatening complications from preeclampsia during pregnancy. Her son is intellectually disabled. It has been a long journey navigating the best paths for him with school, services, and beyond. Sharon is very active in a local non-profit that supports advocacy for those with disabilities in our community. This non-profit also supports and hosts peer social activities and a small summer camp. Sharon is excited to be a part of the Moms in Motion team and grateful for the opportunity to serve others.

Stephanie Webster

Senior Service Facilitator
Stephanie began working with the special needs community in China where she worked with an NGO for 15 years. She ran a foster home there for children with special needs and in that process met her daughter who has cerebral palsy. After adopting her daughter, Stephanie returned to the States. The two of them currently live in Waynesboro. Stephanie holds a degree in Social Work from James Madison University. She is looking forward to continuing to work with and serve the special needs community and their families.

Trisha Bruce

Service Facilitator
Trisha Bruce comes from a single parent home, where hardships are just small setbacks to any goal her mother put her mind to. Watching her mother accomplish so much as a single parent showed Trisha that she could achieve whatever she wanted in life if she set her mind to it and worked hard for it. Trisha’s goal has always been to help those in need see that they too can achieve it all and to be there every step of the way, cheering them on. Coaching basketball has shown her that her passion is also to help the next generation achieve whatever they want. It gives Trisha great joy in life knowing a positive impact can give someone so much encouragement to go after their goals.

Vanessa Higgins

Senior Service Facilitator

Vanessa has twelve years of experience working with individuals with disabilities. She graduated from the ECPI Tech in Roanoke, VA with a major in Medical.

After college, Vanessa married and now lives in Covington, VA with her husband and three children. She has worked in residential facilities, group homes, the public school system, in the homes of clients, medical facilities, nursing homes, and TeleaMedicine. Vanessa is passionate about working with individuals with special needs and their families, and she is excited to continue to enhance their lives through Moms In Motion.

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