Samantha Dorr serves as the Coalition’s Communications and Operations Director. In this role, Samantha oversees all of the Coalition’s web-based and print communications, including social media, website, e-newsletter and event marketing, in addition to daily office operations. Samantha also organizes the Coalition’s annual Virginia Oral Health Summit and assists with development planning and implementation and grant reporting.
Samantha earned her bachelor of arts degree in English with a creative writing concentration from James Madison University in 2003 and a 120-Hour Certificate in Nonprofit Management through VCU’s Nonprofit Learning Point program in 2014. She is also a 2010 graduate of the Emerging Nonprofit Leaders Program. Prior to her work at the Coalition, Samantha was the Education Director for Mid-Atlantic Renal Coalition where she executed objectives within a federal contract and served as a liaison to the Kidney End-of-Life Coalition. In the community, Samantha is actively involved her neighborhood's marketing committee and her son's school, and is a former member of the YWCA's Young Women's Leadership Alliance. Outside of her professional duties, she enjoys spending time with her family, writing, and listening to live music.