Nancy Carpenter
Prevention and Pathways Coordinator
(434) 973-1234 ext. 115

Housing Programs Coordinator

(434) 973-1234 ext. 106

Coordinated Entry Systems Specialist

(434) 973-1234 ext. 102

Lindsey Leahy
Creative Coordinator, Housing2Home
(434) 202-5277 ext. 3

Samantha Wood
Senior Housing Stabilization Case Manager
(434) 973-1234 ext. 108

Day Shelter

Herb Dickerson
Outreach Coordinator and Shift Supervisor
(434) 218-9820

Kevin Mellette
Facilities Manager

Evie Safran
Assistant Kitchen Manager

David Slezak
Kitchen Manager

Mychal Tamillow
Outreach and Diversion
(434) 973-1234 ext. 111

Rob White
Day Shelter Coordinator


Stephen Hitchcock
Executive Director
(434) 973-1234 ext. 109

Owen Brennan
Operations Director
(434) 973-1234 ext. 116

Community Engagement

(434) 973-1234 ext. 118



Steve McNerney
Board Chair
PVCC Assistant Professor of Physical Education
and Director of Student Activities (retired)

Marilu Thomas
Board Vice Chair
Associate Rector for Mission and Service,
Christ Episcopal Church

J. Thomas Everett, III
Board Treasurer
Hampton & Everett, P.C.

Tamika Allen
Board Member
Community Health and Community Development Specialist,
Central Virginia Health Services

Brenda Brown Grooms
Board Member
Co-Pastor of New Beginnings Christian Community

La’Tisha Jackson
Board Member
Great Expectations Advisor,
PVCC Admissions & Advising Center

Chris Poe
Board Member
Wealth Management Advisor,
Northwestern Mutual

Garrett Trent
Board Member
Associate Director of Volunteer Engagement,
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville

Stu Rifkin
Board Member
Commercial Realtor, Restauranteur


Also at The Haven

Thomas Jefferson Area Coalition for the Homeless

Anthony Haro
Executive Director
(434) 973-1234 ext. 120


Jayson Whitehead
Executive Director
(434) 973-1234 ext. 121