Angela is a Virginia native and resides in Henrico County with her husband and son. Angela’s youngest son has been diagnosed on the Autism spectrum. She volunteers with a statewide mental health organization and sits on the advisory board of an organization dedicated to Virginia’s families. Angela is currently majoring in Marriage and Family Studies at Brigham Young University with an emphasis in Parent and Family Education. She also has an Associate's in Medical Assisting. In her down time, Angela enjoys crafting, reading, and family history research.
Jennifer lives in Hanover with her husband and two beautiful children. Her daughter has a mood disorder, ADHD, and is on the Autism spectrum. Her son has a specific learning disability in processing. Jennifer has partnered with HCPS Specifically designed instruction, at no cost to the parents, to meet the unique needs of a child with a disability. case managers for many years, and she is very familiar with navigating the world of children with The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) defines a person with a disability as a person who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activity. This includes people who have a record of such an impairment, even if they do not currently have a disability. It also includes people who do not have a disability but are regarded as having a disability. The ADA also makes it unlawful to discriminate against a person based on that person’s association with a person with a disability. More in the public and private school system. She was able to help her children learn ways to cope with everyday challenges, speak about their disabilities, and ask for help when needed. Jennifer personally went through the FAPT process with Hanover County In Virginia, the Community Services Board (CSB) is the public agency within each city and county that plans, organizes and provides services for people of all ages who have mental illness, substance use disorders, and/or intellectual disability. More and is also involved in support groups with other families of children with disabilities. When she learned about the opportunity to be a part of Moms In Motion, she knew it was a perfect way to help others and put her unique skills to work.
Jualinn originally went to school to become a CMA, however shortly after graduating and obtaining a job, she found that it was hard to maintain a work life while ensuring the needs of her son with disabilities were met. After personally using Moms in Motion’s facilitation services, she was led to obtain employment with Moms in Motion to help with that balance. Jualinn enjoys spending her spare time with her kids and fur babies and also loves to read.
Lindsey grew up as a military child, so she has called many states her home. She lived in Virginia as a child, and also stationed in Virginia Beach when she was in the Navy. She now calls Fort Lee her home where the Navy sent her active duty husband, with her four kids and three dogs.
Lindsey’s passion for helping others started in the Navy, where she served as a surface warfare officer after graduating from the United States Naval Academy. She grew up with the mindset of taking care of people to allow them to be their best from her Marine Corps father. She continued that once she became a Navy spouse. She never wanted other spouses to have to struggle with the system like she did with her children. Both of her older boys suffer from severe ADHD and other behavioral issues, which were only exasperated with their father’s hard deployment schedule. She is excited to work with an amazing organization that helps the community so much.
Melissa moved back to Richmond a few years ago, after spending thirteen years in New England. She lives in Henrico County with her son and sister. Melissa was direct support staff and a residential manager for adult clients with developmental disabilities. Her son also had his issues, and she has always felt she’s had a calling in this field.
Melissa has a bachelor’s in Biology from V.C.U. and is currently at Liberty University getting her master’s in counseling. She has two children and two young grandchildren. She is active in mentoring girls in faith-based programs and is involved in the recovery community. A huge part of her self-care is giving back to others. She loves the clients she works with and is a firm believer in advocacy.
Sarah is a native of Mechanicsville, Virginia, and a Virginia Tech graduate with a Bachelor’s in Communication and Sociology. She resides in Hanover County with her husband, two sons and daughter, and their chocolate lab. Sarah’s oldest son was diagnosed on the Autism-spectrum at the age of two. She has worked in rehabilitative services as an employment specialist and job coach where she previously served individuals with disabilities. Sarah is a 500-YTT certified Yoga instructor through the Yoga Alliance and offers Yoga and meditation services in Hanover County. When Sarah isn’t working, she enjoys gardening, mushroom foraging, and spending time at the beach.
Tima has lived in Richmond, VA since 1981 and has been an RN since 1987. She has also worked in the Neuroscience ICU and moved into the field of HIV Research in 1992, when there were very little drugs to treat HIV. In 1995, Tima added to her research experience by working with children with HIV/AIDS. When the research grant ended, she became an RN Educator, working with pregnant HIV+ women, exposed infants, children, and youth to help them be adherent with medications, medical appointments, navigate difficult systems, and provide basic HIV education.
Tima has three wonderful young adult children and two awesome granddaughters. Most of her family lives in Suffolk or Portsmouth, VA near her lovely parents.
Tima's life’s work is helping the community to have the best quality of life by providing the highest level of service to each individual she serves.