Lindley (Lil) Dupree
Ms. Dupree has extensive background in community action advocacy and worked as the director of training and technical assistance at the National Community Action Partnership in Washington, D.C., an organization that works to strengthen the more than 1,000 community action agencies in the United States. A native of Georgia, Dupree studied at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon and the University of Montana in Missoula. Ms. Dupree sent three years as the director of planning and evaluation at People, Inc., where she helped create and fund a variety of programs to serve low-income and other vulnerable populations.
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).
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.
Stuart is a graduate of Western Kentucky University, and has experience working for a range of non-profits and businesses in this 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 Connect Resource & Referral Program serving the 22 counties that make up the Child Care Aware of Virginia Western Region, and the Hungry for Reading and Nails for the Needy Housing program, which are both part of the Volunteer Generation Fund. Sherry is a Certified Professional Development Provider through the Commonwealth of Virginia Workforce Council. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Management from Tusculum College, with advanced studies from King University. She joined the AppCAA team in 2009. Sherry was awarded the 2015 Standard of Excellence Award from Virginia Cooperative Extension for her work with, and dedication to, youth development.