Human Services Strategic Plan Advisory Committee

The Loudoun County Human Services Strategic Plan Advisory Committee will oversee the implementation of the strategies outlined in the Human Services Strategic Plan, which aims to meet the county’s human service needs such as affordable health care, child care and housing.


The membership of the Human Services Strategic Plan Advisory Committee reflects public/ private partnership and citizen participation. The committee includes representative members appointed by the County Administrator and standing members with specific roles in the Loudoun County government and the Loudoun Human Services Network.

Representative Members

  • Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter (LAWS) Executive Director Dr. Judy Hanley
  • Northern Virginia Family Services Executive Vice President Andrea Eck
  • Loudoun Cares Executive Director Valerie Pisierra
  • Loudoun County Public Schools Assistant Superintendent, Department of Pupil Services, Dr. Asia Jones
  • Loudoun Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Member Monica Tressler
  • Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier President/CEO Amy Owen
  • Underrepresented Population Representative Camille Wider
  • Consumer Representative Julie Pierson
  • Faith-Based Community Representative Catherine Hassinger Toepfer

Standing Members

  • Assistant County Administrator Monica Spells
  • Loudoun County Department of Family Services Acting Director Ina Fernandez
  • Loudoun County Health Department Director Dr. David Goodfriend
  • Loudoun County Department of Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Developmental Services Director Margaret Graham
  • Loudoun County Grants Coordinator Barbara Lawrence
  • Loudoun Human Services Network Chair Jennifer Montgomery
  • Loudoun Human Services Network Vice Chair Nikki Daruwala


The committee has created several subcommittees to drive forward the priorities of year one:

  • Access
  • Data
  • Resources and Provider Community
  • Service Gaps
  • Social Determinants of Health

If you have any questions about the committee's work, email the Loudoun County Human Services Project Manager Shalom Black in the Office of the County Administrator.

Public Participation

The Human Services Strategic Plan Advisory Committee encourages members of the public to attend committee meetings, which will be posted on the Loudoun County Government Master Calendar

Meetings are currently being held virtually. See for details.

There will also be opportunities for other members of the community to participate in the effort through ad hoc committees, which are expected to convene as needed on specific topics related to the implementation of the Human Services Strategic Plan.

Meeting Minutes