Samantha Dorr serves as the Coalition’s Director of Strategic Partnerships and Operations. In this role, Samantha manages the Coalition's relationships with outside partners and oversees key grant programs. Samantha also oversees all of the Coalition’s internal office operations, advances development opportunities, and manages implementation of the strategic plan.
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.