A Team of Volunteers

Who We Are
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SINCE 1996

Families Helping Families

POAC-NoVA is run entirely by volunteers. Please visit our Get Involved page to find out more about volunteering on our Board of Directors or one of our committees.



Our Board

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Brianne RusSell-Morris


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Anne Hobbs

Vice President

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Stephanie Smith


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Amy Shaffer


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Melissa chabot

FCPS ACSD Representative

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Susan edgerton


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Dakotah Baird

Member At-Large

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Hafsa Salahuddin

Member At-Large

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Who Is our

Advisory Council

Advisory Council

Scott Campbell

Carolyn Haydon

Juliet D. Hiznay, Esq., Education Advocate

Lauren Kenworthy, Ph.D., Pediatric Neuropsychologist

Robin Rinearson

Michael Toobin, P.C., Special Needs Attorney


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If you are interested in joining one of our committees, please contact


or learn more about our committees on our Get Involved Page

Autism Awareness Committee

Business Issues Committee

Communications & Social Media Committee

Family Support Group Committee

Fundraising & Grants Committee


School Autism Program Liaison & Legislative Outreach Committee

Contact Us

Please send general inquiries to