The Human Resource Team at Moms In Motion is committed to providing high quality service managing the employee life cycle and overall well-being of team members. This includes everything from hiring, onboarding, training, payroll, disciplinary issues, policy development, maintenance of employee records, support and training for managers, benefit administration, support for health and wellness, strategic planning, and legal compliance and regulation adherence.
Karen lives in the Shenandoah Valley with her husband and two children. She became involved in the world of childhood 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. late in her pregnancy after discovering her daughter would be born with a rare genetic disorder. Moms In Motion was instrumental in helping her family navigate the world of waivers and has continued to provide vital assistance. With her background in both payroll and human resource departments for several companies, this position was a natural fit when returning to work full time.
In her free time, Karen is involved in teaching yoga to children with special needs and assisting special needs children in the world of scouting.
Ashley was born in Alexandria, Virginia and moved to the Shenandoah Valley when she was 4 years old. She has competed in many different pageant systems including Tiny Miss of America, Miss Shenandoah County Fair, Miss Junior High School America, and Miss Virginia’s Outstanding Teen. Her platform is “Embracing the Amazing”, educating others on the importance of Autism Awareness. Ashley’s sister was diagnosed with Autism when she was only 3 years old. Ashley speaks at School Board and Board of Supervisor meetings about her platform and telling her sister’s story. She has participated in multiple educational videos for teachers in Virginia and has even written her own children's book. She travels across the state of Virginia educating students about the importance of including those with disabilities.
Debbie is the mother of two adult children and currently resides in the Winchester, Frederick County area with her husband and two Cane Corso Rescues. She grew up in Loudoun County and the Shenandoah Valley has been her home for over 35 years. She comes from a large, close-knit family with five older brothers and enjoys gathering with her siblings, nieces, and nephews.
Most recently she had personal experience in finding the proper resources and help needed for an immediate family member she was caretaking for. Since her family member is now in a position for self-care, she has returned to full-time work. Along with her experience assisting her family member and her 30+ years in the Human Resources profession, this position will be a natural fit. In her free time, Debbie is involved with Cane Corso Rescue, volunteering for transportation and house visits for adoption applicants. She enjoys spending time with her children and granddaughter, as well as photography and thrifting for unique vintage and antique items.
Rhonda grew up in Loudoun County and is married with two beautiful children. In 1999, they moved to a farm in the lovely Shenandoah Valley where she was able to do one of her favorite things: take care of animals. This includes their 16 cats, a dog, and several head of cattle.
Rhonda has several family members diagnosed with mental, learning, and physical disabilities; including her son who was diagnosed with a learning disability at a young age. After relocating, he was placed into the right programs where he thrived and has since grown into an adult who uses what he learned to be a productive young man in the workforce. She’s been an advocate for children with disabilities by helping parents get testing done early and navigate the school processes to ensure they can advocate for their children themselves.
Rhonda brings extensive experience in customer service, business office management, and human resources to MOMs. She and her husband are both members of their local volunteer fire department with EMT-B certifications. She has held their secretary position since 2002. She is also a photographer who enjoys capturing pictures of animals, scenery, and weddings.
Other than her family, Rhonda feels the greatest award given to her was Citizen of the Year in her town in 2015. She was recognized for her unselfishness and generosity to her fellow neighbors and community.