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Our Board

Kelli Williams Gary, Ph.D.

President; member since 2014; lives in Richmond. Works as Professor in VCU’s School of Occupational Therapy.

Dana Larson

Vice-President; member since 2015; lives in Chesterfield. Works as an Occupational Therapist at Tree of Life.


Yael Israel

Secretary; Member since 2018; lives in northern Virginia. Works as a clinical social worker in private practice at Hands On Your Health.

Bryan Meadows

Treasurer; Member since 2016; lives in Fredericksburg. Works as an attorney with Marks and Harrison.

Meg Kelly

Member since 2018. Lives in Glen Allen. Works as a Solutions Architect at Bank of America. Daughter of a survivor.

Scott Bucci

Member since 2016; lives in Richmond. Works as an attorney at Cantor Stoneburner Ford Grana and Buckner.

Debbie Leger-Ybarra

Member since 2018; lives in Virginia Beach. Works in the electronic security industry. Mother to Sabrina, a survivor.

Dr. Charles Dillard

Pediatric Physiatrist at the Children’s Hospital of the Kings Daughters in Norfolk Virginia.

Derek O'Neal

Member since 2015; lives in Alexandria.

Dan Raper

Works as Vice-President Data Science and Risk, Capital One.

Mary Tognarelli

Member since 2015; lives in Richmond. Works as Vice-President of Outpatient and Ancillary Services at Children’s Hospital.

Alex Watson

Alex Watson is an MSW and Veteran Advocate in the Supported Services for Veteran’s Families Program at Virginia Beach Community Development Corporation in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Trish Smith

Trish Smith is a resident in counseling and sexual and domestic violence counselor at Safe Harbor in Richmond, Virginia.