Sam Shoukas – Continuum of Care Program Director
Sam started working with the Fredericksburg Regional CoC in May 2017 as an AmeriCorps VISTA through the Virginia Housing Alliance AmeriCorps VISTA Program. Upon completion of her VISTA year, she was hired to stay on as the new Continuum of Care Coordinator. Prior to working with the FRCoC, she worked as an Adult Protective Services Worker with Fauquier County Department of Social Services, during which time she also 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. While completing her master’s degree, she worked as an intern with Empowerhouse, the community’s domestic violence provider, where she developed a curriculum for a support group for LGBTQ+ domestic violence survivors, and as an intern with Homeward, the CoC 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. Sam received her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Mary Washington and her Master’s in Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University.
Email | Phone: (540) 642-1578
Anne Marie Kluempen – Program Coordinator
Anne Marie is the Program Coordinator for the Fredericksburg Regional Continuum of Care and GO Virginia Region 6 at the George Washington Regional Commission. Prior to becoming the Program Coordinator, Anne Marie served as the Continuum of Care VISTA at GWRC through the Virginia Housing Alliance AmeriCorps VISTA program and worked as the Housing Case Manager for domestic violence survivors at Empowerhouse. Anne Marie received her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Mary Washington.
Email | Phone: (540) 642-1581
Mike West – Continuum of Care VISTA (August 16, 2021 – August 15, 2022)
Michael is a retired academic researcher and policy/program analyst, primarily in disability services for youth and adults. He currently assists non-profit organizations with pursuing grant funds and conducting project evaluations as a consultant or as a volunteer. He and his family have resided in Virginia since 1987. In his free time, he enjoys spoiling his granddaughter and participating in online gaming communities. Michael was attracted to the Virginia Housing Alliance’s AmeriCorps VISTA program for several reasons: First, he was seeking opportunities to apply his skills to help address community needs in his adopted home state. Second, he has very satisfying prior experiences with housing and employment services for homeless veterans. Finally, he is a wheelchair user, and the program had service needs in evaluation and monitoring that could be performed with accommodations.
Email | Phone: (540) 642-0577
Todd Rump – Continuum of Care Intern (September 13, 2021 – April 6, 2022)
Todd is a student intern from the Virginia Commonwealth University’s Masters of Social Work Program. He currently works in Quantico as an analyst with the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS). He has been working for the Department of Defense since he enlisted in the U.S. Army in 2007, deploying four times to Iraq and Afghanistan as a civilian and service member. When he is not working, he spends his time volunteering in the community with the Rappahannock CASA, Mental Health America of Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania Lions Club and serves on the Spotsylvania Department of Social Services Advisory Board. Todd earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History from the University of Delaware. He also earned a Master’s Degree from American Military University in Intelligence Studies.
Email | Phone: (540) 642-0522
Reba Gagne – Continuum of Care Intern (September 13, 2021 – April 6, 2022)
Reba is a student intern from the Virginia Commonwealth University’s Masters of Social Work Program. She currently works with Compass Counseling Services as a Behavioral Health Clinician providing direct in-home support to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Traumatic Brian Injury, and other developmental delays. Previously, she worked as a paralegal supporting local family law attorneys in matters concerning divorce, adoption, custody, protective orders, domestic violence, equitable distribution, child or spousal support, and guardian ad litem work. Additionally, she has spent time volunteering with the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Team at RAF Mildenhall providing direct services to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault as well as hosting education and prevention programs for military members, DOD civilians, military spouses, and community members affiliated with the Air Force base. In her free time, Reba enjoys boating and playing women’s lacrosse. Reba received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and History with supporting certificates in Leadership, Business, and Counseling for Combat Trauma from Sweet Briar College.
Email | Phone: (540) 642-0593