Kate Gibson – Continuum of Care Coordinator

Kate is the Continuum of Care Coordinator for the Fredericksburg Regional CoC. Prior to her current position, she served as an AmeriCorps VISTA for the Foothills Housing Network, a local planning group of the Virginia Balance of State CoC. Kate graduated from the University of Mary Washington in May 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts in Historic Preservation. She lives in Fredericksburg and volunteers as a Girl Scout Daisy leader.

Email | Phone: (540) 642-1579

Samantha Shoukas – Continuum of Care VISTA

Sam received her BA in Sociology from the University of Mary Washington. After graduating, she worked as an Adult Protective Services Worker with Fauquier County Department of Social Services. During her time at DSS, Sam served as co-chair for the Fauquier County Re-Entry Council and facilitator of the Thinking for a Change program with the local probation and parole office. Sam has recently completed her Master’s in Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University. As part of her graduate studies, she worked as an intern with Empowerhouse, where she developed curriculum for a DV support group for LGBTQ+ survivors. Sam has also worked as an intern with Homeward, the lead agency for the Greater Richmond Continuum of Care, where she worked to include individuals with experiences of homelessness in the planning of homeless services in the Richmond area. This year, she is excited to work with the Fredericksburg Regional CoC and to be able to make an impact in the community that she lives.

Email | Phone: (540) 642-1578