CVARR is proudly represented by an array of dedicated community leaders who advocate and support substance use prevention, treatment, and recovery in our community, here in the heart of Virginia. Our leadership are not only passionate about serving our community through collaboration with an action-oriented resolve, but are whole-heartedly invested in embodying the mission of CVARR and making our Coalition’s vision a tangible reality.
2020 Coalition Chair
“I am proud to be a part of this unique group that has so much momentum and dedication to improving access to and knowledge about prevention, treatment, and recovery resources for individuals and families in our community."Read more Read less
Andrew Childress is the Deputy Commonwealth's Attorney for Lynchburg, Virginia.
"I am honored to be a part of an organization that is making such an impact in the community. CVARR is giving hope to so many through collaboration."Read more Read less
Recovery Workgroup Lead
"What a blessing it is to be a part of CVARR, an organization that shares my passion for the journey of recovery!Read more Read less
Coalition Strategic Planner
“Substance use is a community issue that requires a community response. Therefore, I believe in the power of collaborative problem solving to address the challenges of substance use, prevention, treatment and recovery. After 19 years of working in the field of substance use prevention in Central Virginia, I believe CVARR is the most promising and sustainable opportunity we have to make a real difference.”Read more Read less
"As a young professional aspiring to have a sustained impact on the community around me, I consider representing CVARR as coordinator a true honor. The work of CVARR has shown me the possibilities of progress through collaboration and the power behind partnership."Read more Read less
"Working in the field of addiction is my calling. I love working with the individuals and their families helping them on their journey of recovery." “After 25 year of working in the field this is the first time I’ve seen a group of people come together to make a difference. Not only are we making a difference in the Lynchburg community, we’re having an impact across the state.”Read more Read less
“It is through working with people that I find joy, happiness and purpose. When I depart this world it is my sincere goal that I am remembered for helping make the community, in which I lived, a better, safer and more enjoyable place. I live by a quote from Helen Keller that states, “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much."Read more Read less
Provider Lead, Founding Member
"CVARR is evidence of the true collaborative efforts of our community. It’s been an amazing experience to work with such talented individuals coming together to make Lynchburg a better place for prevention, treatment and recovery."Read more Read less
Recovery Workgroup Lead
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