Division 3

Sandra Martin

Division Manager

Sandi lives in the Blue Ridge Mountains with her husband and recently- rescued border collie, Rocky. She has a married daughter and son in law who live locally, and a son who moved to Pennsylvania a few months ago to pursue his career. Sandra has a B.S. in Criminal Justice from Liberty University.

Over 30 years ago, while living in Nashville, Tennessee, she entered the disabled world by befriending a young man with spinal bifida. She would often load up his wheelchair, and off they would go on adventures. More recently, she frequently helps a disabled friend of over 20 years who too, is wheelchair- bound with multiple sclerosis.

Sandi is also familiar with the world of disabilities through serving on a local social services board. She is familiar with waivers and looks forward to learning more as well as being a part of the Moms in Motion team where she hopes she can continue to help people in her community.

Alyssa Peck

Senior 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.

Benjamin Nalle

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 Quesenberry

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.

Mark Smith

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 White

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 DiFazio

Senior 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.

Susan Mothersole

Senior Service Facilitator

For 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.

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