Our Staff

Rebecca Simmons, MSW

Rebecca Simmons, MSW

Executive Director

Rebecca graduated from James Madison University with her undergraduate degree in Sociology and a Masters in Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University. Rebecca worked in the criminal justice field as a probation officer and later worked with at-risk children and families in a clinical setting, which is where she was introduced to the Child Advocacy Center model.

Rebecca joined the Valley CAC team as Executive Director in 2015 and is passionate about educating the community on the reality of child abuse, as well as equipping them with tools to prevent future abuse. Rebecca lives in Augusta County with her husband, Tim, and their two dogs. She enjoys spending time with friends and traveling to new places.
Michelle B. Nadeem, MA

Michelle B. Nadeem, MA

Lead Forensic Interviewer

Michelle received her Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Roanoke College and her Master’s Degree in Human Services: Marriage and Family, from Liberty University. Michelle joined Valley CAC in 2012 as the Lead Forensic Interviewer. She is committed to enhancing the quality of life of young people around the world. In Australia, Michelle was an impactful member of the Juvenile Justice Diversionary Program, and has worked with many other local non-profit organizations here in the Shenandoah Valley who are dedicated to our area’s youth. Michelle grew up in Augusta County and enjoys all the natural beauty the Valley has to offer.  She enjoys exploring the outdoors and especially loves spending family time with her husband and three sweet girls.

Charle' Johnson

Charle' Johnson

Forensic Interviewer

Charle’ received her Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia and her Master’s Degree in Communication and Advocacy at James Madison University. Charle’ has always considered herself an advocate for the safety and well-being of children, as well as the environment, as shown through her work with the Department of Interior-Bureau of Land Management, Court Appointed Special Advocates, and other various community service organizations. In addition to her passion for public service, Charle’ loves traveling and looks forward to experiencing other cultures around the world with her growing fam

Sue Stalcup, LCP

Sue Stalcup, LCP

Counselor

Sue attended the University of Tennessee undergraduate and graduate schools and received an undergraduate degree in English Literature and Sociology and a graduate degree in Mental Health Counseling from the University of Memphis.  She received a certificate in mediation from the University of Phoenix.  Prior to relocating to Waynesboro, she had private practices in Arizona and Tennessee working with people of all ages with a variety of mental health needs. Volunteer work has been important to Sue for many years.  Her volunteer activities have included serving on the community mental health board in Apache Junction, Arizona, fostering rescue dogs in Tennessee for Schnauzer Love Rescue, serving as a mental health specialist for the Red Cross and presently working at the Wildlife Center of Virginia in Waynesboro and Augusta Health Hospice of the Shenandoah.   Sue loves working with the children and caregivers who need counseling services from the Valley CAC and living near the Shenandoah National Park where she often takes her two dogs, Allie and Lily, for walks.

Jodi Myers

Jodi Myers

Family/Victim Advocate

Jodi has a M.A. in Counseling from Eastern Mennonite University and a M.S. in Adult Education from James Madison University. She grew up in Kentucky and has had the privilege to live and work in a number of states in the South and East due to her husband, Kenny’s, career in the poultry industry.  Jodi has worked with children, teens and families in a variety of settings, including as an extension agent, teaching on the college level, and most recently, ten years as a school counselor at Wilson Memorial High School in Augusta County.  Jodi has two teenagers, a daughter studying at George Mason University, and a son at Fort Defiance High School. She enjoys gardening, her cats, reading, and spending time outdoors with family and friends.

VALLEY CAC

1105 Greenville Avenue
Staunton, VA 24401

CHILD ABUSE HOTLINES

In-State  (800) 552-7096

Out-of-State  (804) 786-8536

Hearing Impaired  (800) 828-1120