The Board of Directors provides policy,
management and financial oversight.
Kelly Johnson has been leading Tuesday afternoon Bible study at the Lamb Center since 2008 and has served on the Board of Directors since 2013. She is married to her high school sweetheart, Steve, and they have 2 young adult daughters, Alexandra and Brooke. Kelly has served in a variety of settings throughout the community, including work with youth, missions, Bible study, congregational care and music/ drama ministry. She and Steve are active members of Floris United Methodist Church. Kelly has a BA in Psychology and a Masters in Social Work and worked for a number of years in the mental health and addictions field.
Carol Dieterle retired from the Federal Government in 2012, allowing her to more actively serve the local community. As a member of St. Mark Catholic Church in Vienna, Virginia, Carol has volunteered as the children’s liturgy coordinator, baptism catechist, bell choir member, and an Extraordinary Minister of the Eucharist. Carol also volunteers at FACETS as a receptionist, performing various duties in support of the FACETS staff. Carol serves The Lamb Center (TLC) in several volunteer capacities—you may find her working in the laundry, staffing the front desk or delivering food from local grocery stores. Carol has served on TLC board of directors since May of this year.
Caroline Walsh began volunteering at The Lamb Center in 2014. She is a CPA living in Fairfax and working in Sterling as the Business Manager of a large Federal contract with Unisys. Caroline and her husband, Greg, are parents of three children and have hosted foreign exchange students from Turkmenistan, Russia, Ukraine, and South Korea. Caroline and Greg attend Fairfax Community Church.
Tom Basham has been a volunteer at the Lamb Center since 2007, working in the laundry and as a Bible study leader on Monday mornings. He retired from lengthy government service in 2010, and is currently involved as an associate broker in residential real estate in Burke, VA. He and his wife, Nancy, have three grown children in the area, as well as three grandchildren. Burke Community Church is his home church, and he has served in a variety of capacities, including elder, and home group leader.
Cathy Liverman is involved in helping our homeless neighbors through co-leading hypothermia sheltering at St. Stephens United Methodist Church, helping to organize community hypothermia fellowship picnics, volunteering with The Lamb Center and with Miriam’s Kitchen in DC, and through advocacy efforts for affordable housing through Communities of Faith United for Housing and VOICE. She is a health policy study director at the Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences.
WILLIAM J. HUDSON
I and my wife, Mary, completed 36 years with the Department of State, retiring as US Ambassador to Tunisia from 2003 to 2006. After living in seven different countries, we are now settled permanently in the Washington DC area. Mary and I attend Truro Anglican Church where I have been an active supporter of Truro’s homeless ministry “Love the World Fellowship” and its outreach and lay Eucharistic ministries. I am excited at the prospect of ministering at the Lamb Center both through the Board and at the Center itself. On a personal note, Mary and I have three children and six grandchildren.
Nancy and her husband Matt have lived in Fairfax County for over 40 years, where they raised their (now adult) five children. They are especially enjoying being grandparents as well. Besides other previous volunteer work over the last 20 years, including Fair Oaks and Fairfax Hospitals, and currently at the Katherine Hanley Family Shelter, Nancy volunteers at The Lamb Center’s front desk every week. She has supported and worked with several mission organizations, doing mercy ministry in Cuba, Romania and Kenya. She is an active member of McLean Presbyterian Church where she serves as liaison for TLC.
Tara and her husband, Andrew, have been married for 21-years and are enjoying the adventure of raising two teenage boys. They are members of Our Lady of Good Council Catholic Church in Vienna. Tara is an active parishioner and has served as a small group leader in OLGC’s confirmation program. In 2015, she began volunteering in the Lamb Center kitchen and joined the Board in March 2016. Tara is a communications and public affairs strategist and an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Communication at George Mason University.
Rev. Coleman Tyler is the Associate Rector at Truro Church (Pastoral Care, Outreach, Organist). He is married to Susan Tyler and the grateful father of 3 children. He is a graduate of Trinity School for Ministry (Ambridge, PA) and Asbury Theological Seminary (Wilmore, KY). Rev. Tyler periodically leads Bible studies at The Lamb Center.
JAREN VAN DEN HEUVEL
Jaren Van Den Heuvel is an active member of the Vienna Presbyterian church and a member of the Gideons International. He is a licensed clinical psychologist, and serves as the director of Oak Valley Center, a therapeutic day school designed to meet the developmental, academic and social/emotional needs of children and adolescents. He is happily married and has eight grandchildren. Jaren was excited to step up and take on a more active role in TLC ministries by becoming a board member in 2013.
Sharon Jones is a retired Psychiatric Nurse. Throughout her professional career of 35 years her experience primarily focused on working with persons with serious mental health and substance abuse disorders. As Sharon’s career progressed she gradually moved from direct clinical roles into management and leadership positions; ending her tenure as the Director of Mental Health Services with the Fairfax Falls-Church Community Services Board (CSB) . Soon after retiring, she was asked back as a consultant to assess and redesign CSB Homeless Services. In this role, she interfaced and coordinated closely with Lamb Center staff and guests as well as with numerous other organizations that serve homeless persons in Fairfax County.
As a Christian, Sharon is an active member of Truro Anglican Church. She has been involved in the Love the World Ministry and is a member of the Truro Alpha Team. Currently Sharon lives in Centreville with her husband Keith. She and Keith have 8 children and 16 grandchildren. When not spending time with family and friends, she volunteers at Food for Others and spends numerous hours tending her flower gardens.
Dan Wolfe has been a pastor for 52 years, mainly in Michigan and Virginia. Dan lives in Reston, VA with his wife, Janice, and attend Oakbrook Church. They have three children and eight grandchildren and one great grandchild. He has retired from the local pastorate, and serves in prison ministry, food ministry and homeless ministry. He is the founder of Karis, Inc., a charitable ministry of helps for people in need in the United States and the world. He also gives oversight to a number of leaders in the United States which keeps him on the road at times. Dan and Janice also served as instructors in the Sierra Leone Bible College in Sierra Leone, West Africa for three years.
Vic is a life-long resident of Fairfax County, married to Mary Dwyer Rinaldi since 1968, father of four children, grandfather of 9, a practicing attorney with Cowles Rinaldi Judkins & Korjus, Ltd. with offices in Fairfax, a member of Oakbrook Church in Reston Va. where he serves as leader of the Men’s Ministry, Deacons “Barnabus” Ministry, Prison Ministry and as a Board member of Karis, “Kindness and Relief in Society”.