Rebecca graduated from Fairview High School in Ashland, KY and received a B.S. in Business Administration from Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio. After many years of experience working for the public sector, she has served in a variety of capacities in the nonprofit sector since 2011. She joined the AppCAA team in January of 2019 and is focused on building a strong client-focused team as well as strong partnerships with other organizations in AppCAA’s Southwest Virginia service area.
Renetta is a graduate of Gate City High School and Mountain Empire Community College. Renetta began her career at AppCAA in 2004. Renetta has served in several capacities during her employment at AppCAA and began her current position as Administrative Coordinator in September 2015. Renetta supervises administrative staff and leads the agency in the absence of the Executive Director.
Lisa is a graduate of Powell Valley High School and Clinch Valley College. Prior to joining AppCAA in 2018, Lisa served 15 years as the Controller for Kids Central, and was the director of Adult Education for Hawkins County Schools. An experienced accountant, Lisa is in charges of the agency’s finances and budgets.
Stephen began his career with AppCAA in 2004 as a Weatherization worker. Since then, Stephen has been a Crew Leader, Energy Auditor and Rehab Specialist. In 2010, Stephen was selected to be the agency’s Housing Director. Stephen holds his Class A Contractor building license and Energy Auditor license through DPOR (Department of Professional and Occupational Regulations). Stephen also holds his Building Analyst Professional and Quality Control Inspector through BPI (Building Performance Institute). Stephen is also a HERS rater through RESNET, he also holds Carpentry Instructor, Core Curricula Instructor and Management Educator Instructor for NCCER (National Center for Construction Education and Research).
Stuart is a graduate of Western Kentucky University and has experience working for a range of nonprofits and businesses in the area. Stuart started his career at AppCAA in November of 2017. He works closely with the rest of the staff to look for more opportunities for the agency to serve the community.
Retired Senior Volunteer Program Director
Karen has over 20 years experience at AppCAA. Karen received an Associate Degree in Information Systems Technology from Mountain Empire Community College along with a Certificate in Administrative Assistant and Information Processing. In 2008, Karen was selected by her peers as the Red Cross Volunteer of the Year award recipient for her remarkable fundraising efforts. Karen currently serves as the Chair of the Scott County Tourism Committee and Scott County Triad. Karen recently collaborated a 9/11 food drive through AARP where her team won first place for Outstanding Achievement – Highest Number of Pounds collected in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Sherry manages the Child Care Aware Resource & Referral Program serving the 22 counties that make up the Child Care Aware of Virginia Western Region. Sherry is a Certified Professional Development Provider through the Commonwealth of Virginia Workforce Council and works with childcare professionals to comply with both state and federal regulatory requirements. She is certified as a CPR & First Aid Instructor.
She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Tusculum College, with advanced studies from King University. She joined the AppCAA team in 2009. Sherry was awarded the 2018 GAP Impact Award for her work with and dedication to youth development.