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Our Leadership


  • Chair: Mark Hugel, RADM, USN (RET), CACI
  • Past Chair: James Forrester, EdD, Community Volunteer
  • Vice Chair: Peggy Barney, Community Volunteer
  • Treasurer: Joanne Taylor, Community Volunteer
  • Secretary: Dennis T. Lewandowski, Kaufman & Canoles
  • President & CEO: Tina Gill, The Up Center


  • Kirk Cizerle, RecoveryTrek
  • Lisa Ehrich, Esq., Pender & Coward, P.C.
  • Cecil Gandia, MPA, PA-C, Virginia Eye Consultants
  • Virginia Batteen Hawks, SL Nusbaum Realty
  • Katie Horton, RN, MPH, JD, George Washington University
  • Steve Kocen, Southern Bank
  • Ed Ladd, Community Volunteer
  • Jean Lamkin, PhD, Community Volunteer
  • LH Puckett, Community Volunteer
  • Cavelle Mollineaux, ONYX Realty Professionals LLC
  • Samuel Warren, Community Volunteer
  • Theresa W. Whibley, MD, Women Caring PLC

If you have an interest in serving as a member of The Up Center’s Board of Directors, please contact us at or 757-965-8684 for more information.

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Tina Gill

President & CEO
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Joan Weaver

Chief Financial Officer
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Andrea Long

Chief Program and Strategy Officer
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Tristan Carter Warren

Chief Development Officer
Christina Slater

Christina Slater

Human Resources Officer
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Patricia Gstell

Senior Operations and Compliance Manager
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Angela Bell

Director of Program Operations
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Catherine Calletto

Outpatient Clinical Director
Mary Ferebee

Mary Ferebee

Kevin Ferguson

Kevin Ferguson

Grants Manager
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April Green

Steven A. Cohen Military Family  Clinic at The Up Center Clinic Director

Rosalind Hopkins

Director of Prevention Services: Early Childhood Home Visiting
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Katie McCarthy

Marketing Manager
Media Contact

Sharon Reams

Director of Youth Services
Tereasha Saunders

Tereasha Saunders

Revenue Cycle Manager
Tiffany Tritch

Tiffany Tritch

Manager, Housing & Financial Counseling Department
Natasha Zoby

Natasha Zoby

Director of Disability Services