Administrative Staff

Lauren Barnes,
Executive Director

Lauren Barnes is in her sixth year as Executive Director of The Motherhood Collective. With an extensive background in the performing arts, Lauren enjoys using her skills in communication to serve women in childbearing year. She loves nothing more than watching women make informed and educated choices surrounding their arrival to motherhood. A native of Lynchburg, VA, Lauren spent five years in the financial industry before stumbling across the great need for maternal education and support when pregnant with her own daughter, Beatrice. An active member of her community, Lauren enjoys directing children’s theater, cooking, decorating, and a great thrift find. If not supporting local businesses, you might find her on a train to NYC with her husband, Adam. She is forever thankful for the original women who dared to dream big dreams and who helped to found the work of this organization. She looks forward with eager anticipation to the tasks and labor ahead.

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Maria Hayden,
Managing Director

While in her five year as Managing Director of The Motherhood Collective; Maria Hayden has worked in the non-profit arena for over 15 years. She uses her extensive background in administration, management, and finances to further the work The Motherhood Collective. Maria firmly believes that the stories of women have power and influence, and that all women deserve to be equipped, educated and empowered. Before her recruitment into the field of Maternal Health, she worked for and served on the boards of organizations large and small. An active member of her community, Maria enjoys her involvement with local arts organizations in particular in the area of theatre. Maria enjoys supporting local businesses, exploring the outdoors with her husband Luke and daughter Evie, and investing in the lives of those she loves. She takes immense joy in caring for each of our volunteers and every woman we encounter.

Volunteer Staff

Erica Wolfe Café Moderator

Erica Wolfe
Café Moderator

Alisha Meador Blog Editor

Alisha Meador
Blog Editor

Brenna Beakler Playgroup Team

Brenna Beakler
Playgroup Team

Ashley Smith Communications Team

Ashley Smith
Communications Team

Jen Douglas Care Group Leader

Jen Douglas
Care Group Leader

Lindsey Anderson Communications Team

Lindsey Anderson
Communications Team

Becca Bailey Cafe Team

Becca Bailey
Cafe Team

Kerri Bond Café Express Team

Kerri Bond
Café Express Team

Liz Cook Café Express Team

Liz Cook
Café Express Team

Kirstin Magnuson Care Group Leader

Kirstin Magnuson
Care Group Leader

Kristin Morgan PMAD Support Group Leader

Kristin Morgan
PMAD Support Group Leader

Sonya Shaughnessy Postpartum Support Team

Sonya Shaughnessy
Postpartum Support Team

Danelle Hughes Postpartum Support Team

Danelle Hughes
Postpartum Support Team

Heather Usewicz Playgroup Team

Heather Usewicz
Playgroup Team

Addie Clarke Café Team  

Addie Clarke
Café Team
 

Jenna Lynn Floyd Postpartum Support Team

Jenna Lynn Floyd
Postpartum Support Team

Meghann Cope Café Express Team

Meghann Cope
Café Express Team

Trish Cerulli Café Team

Trish Cerulli
Café Team

April Lukowski Café Team

April Lukowski
Café Team

Morgan McCarty Communications Team

Morgan McCarty

Communications Team

Kathleen Olinger Social Media Coordinator  

Kathleen Olinger
Social Media Coordinator
 

Jenny Osterhus Playgroup Team

Jenny Osterhus
Playgroup Team

Anna Barksdale Café Team

Anna Barksdale
Café Team

Debbie Perdew Café Team

Debbie Perdew
Café Team