Our Staff & Board of Directors


Executive Director

Nichole Pangle

Nichole has served as Executive Director since 2012. As a parent of a child with Autism, Nichole provides unique perspective on resources and services from both a professional and personal viewpoint. 


Vice President

Renee Waymire

Renee is the mother of a young woman with Autism, and shares the parental perspective of the adult service system. Renee also specializes in real estate, with a penchant for finding the perfect home for families with special needs. 



Shane Rose

Shane is the proud parent of a young man with Autism. Shane is a great resource for families. 


Member at Large

Stacey Umbenour

Stacey serves as Executive Director of Shenandoah Valley Community Residences. She has a wealth of knowledge of the adult service system and develops strong relationships with those she serves. 


President of the Board

Kevin LeVan

Kevin is the parent of a young woman with Autism. Kevin brings the perspective of parents to the Board, in addition to his unique business expertise. 



Pamela Fishback

Pam has been involved with The Arc of Northern Shenandoah Valley for over 20 years. Pam represents the local Community Services Board and provides the most up to date information on community-based services. 


Member at Large

Keri Ayres-Coutts

Keri is the founder of Moms-in-Motion, the largest service facilitation agency in the Commonwealth. Keri uses her personal knowledge and experience with the waiver system to support families throughout the state.