Chief executive officer
Kyelee started as a volunteer at PFSC and spent time as a suicide hotline volunteer. She became Director of Marketing and Volunteer Initiatives, promoting the center's work in the community and organizing events, before being named CEO in July 2021.
DIRECTOR OF CLIENT SERVICES
Chanda received her BS in Criminal Justice from Old Dominion University and her MA in Criminal Justice from East Tennessee State University. She is certified as a PREA Advocate, Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Advocate, and has completed the SOAR Works Adult Curriculum.
Client support specialist/Volunteer Coordinator
Renee has spent the majority of her adult life in volunteer service to victims of crime, abuse, homelessness, hunger, and neglect. Before working in a nonprofit agency, she volunteered for a year answering the National Suicide Hotline, The RAINN Hotline, the National Veterans Hotline and the local hotline. Renee is a trained PREA Advocate, a trained suicide interventionist, and a Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Advocate. She is a trained instructor and Facilitator with the Living Free program in Bristol Virginia and she is a volunteer for CASA 4 Kids, Inc.
James started as a Just Checking Program Volunteer at the center in 2013. He has received Mental Health First Aid training, Safe Talk training, and suicide intervention training .He is currently enrolled at Virginia Highlands Community College studying to be a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor.