Kerry Dodson has more than 20 years of professional experience working with nonprofit organizations. She began her career as the Communications Director for the United Way of the New River Valley in Christiansburg, VA. She went on to serve as the Executive Director of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) -Roanoke Valley Chapter for three years before being asked to serve on JDRF’s regional and national teams.
Kerry began working with international relief ministry in 2004 as a Field Manager for Operation Christmas Child, a ministry of Samaritan’s Purse that collects and distributes gifts for children around the world. Kerry helped lead 14 U.S. field offices’ ministry efforts in developing and implementing the High Impact Volunteer Model which resulted in exponential growth of the OCC volunteer program in all 50 states across the US.
Kerry holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration & Policy from Virginia Tech