The Alliance is led by community services providers for community services providers.

Board of Directors

Will Archer

 Potomac Valley Church

 

Andrea Eck

Northern Virginia Family Services

 

Abi Foerster

St. Thomas United Methodist Church

 

Steven Liga

ACTION In Community Through Service (ACTS)

 

Steve Pierce

Park Valley Church

 

Karen Smith

The ARC of Greater Prince William

 

Terry Tinsley

Youth For Tomorrow

The board meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 2 p.m.

 

 

 

 

Staff

Chelsi Conaway

Executive Director

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Potomac Valley Church

WILL ARCHER

Will Archer serves as the Lead Evangelist for the Potomac Valley Church. Potomac Valley is a dynamic and diverse Northern Virginia congregation with a deep commitment to serving all people and multiplying authentic faith.

He serves as the Vice Chair for The Human Services Alliance of Greater Prince William and he  is an alumni of Leadership Prince William (Class of 2019). Will has an Undergraduate degree in Public Policy from Arcadia University and a Masters degree from Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, DC. He is currently a Doctoral candidate in Educational  Ministry with a focus in Educational Leadership at Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria, Virginia. He has been married to the love of his life, Tosha Archer for 21 years and they have two adventurous children, 17-year-old Mekhi, and 11-year-old Journey.

 

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St. Thomas United Methodist Church

ABI FOERSTER

Rev. Abi Foerster is the Senior Pastor of St. Thomas United Methodist Church and is a graduate of the University of Virginia, Wesley Seminary, and most recently George Mason.  She brings a wealth of experience across a range of fields, including church planter, crisis counselor, early childhood educator, foster parent, coach, program developer, and co-founder of two non-profits, the Jeremiah Project and Phoenix Rising.  Abi has been married to her husband and fellow wahoo, Lacy, for nearly 18 years and they have an adopted teenage daughter, Sophia. 

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Northern Virginia Family Service

ANDREA ECK

Andrea serves as the Executive Vice President of Programs at Northern Virginia Family Service.

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The Arc of Greater Prince William/INSIGHT

Karen Smith

Karen Smith has served as the Executive Director of The Arc of Greater Prince William/INSIGHT since 1967. Karen is the chief administrator for the services and programs operated by The Arc/INSIGHT that includes developmental child care centers, residential services, respite care, vocational training, adult day support programs, recreational programs, family support and a specialized transportation system.  During FY 2019 the agency served more than 2,200 children and adults with developmental disabilities with a budget over 13.7 million dollars.

 

In addition to serving as The Alliance's Treasurer, Karen also serves the community with The Disability Services Board, The Prince William County Housing Board, ACTS, The Arc of Virginia and St. Mark's Lutheran Church. Karen and her husband enjoy three grown children and eight grandchildren.

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Northern Virginia Family Service

ANDREA ECK

Andrea serves as the Executive Vice President of Programs at Northern Virginia Family Service.

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Northern Virginia Family Service

Dr. Terry Tinsley

Andrea serves as the Executive Vice President of Programs at Northern Virginia Family Service.

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Northern Virginia Family Service

ANDREA ECK

Andrea serves as the Executive Vice President of Programs at Northern Virginia Family Service.

9073 Center Street

Manassas, VA 20110

PHONE

703-344-4729

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