Bassam T. Sabbagh, MA
Bassam (Sam) received a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Olivet Nazarene College in Kankakee, Illinois, and a Master’s degree in psychology from Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. Sam spent most of his career working with children and families in the private sector. He started Children’s Services of Virginia Inc. in 1992, and Crossroads Counseling Center, Inc. in 1999. Sam lives in Winchester, VA with his wife Frances. He has three children and 6 grandchildren.
Faye Lohr Ritchie, LCSW
Faye earned her Bachelor of Social Work degree from James Madison University and her Master of Social Work degree from Virginia Commonwealth University. She has been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker since 2002. Faye has provided Treatment Foster Care, both in direct service and as a supervisor, for over 27 years. She began working for Children’s Services of Virginia in 1992, and in 2012 became Executive Director. Faye lives in Broadway, Virginia with her husband and two children.
Dana Bowman, LPC
Dana, a Licensed Professional Counselor, earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from James Madison University and her Master’s degree in Counseling from Eastern Mennonite University. Dana has provided Treatment Foster Care, both in direct service and as a supervisor for over 20 years. She has been with Children’s Services of Virginia since 1993, initially providing administrative management until she became Executive Director in 2012. Dana lives in Winchester, Virginia with her husband, children, and two Labradoodles.
Brenda joined Children’s Services of Virginia in 2001, after a 21 year career in bank management. She was promoted to Finance Manager in 2009 and in this role, she oversees the functions of the Finance Office. Brenda has been a resident of Winchester since 1978 and was a foster parent with Children’s Services of Virginia for 15 years.
Human Resources Manager
Chris has been in the Human Resources field since 1994. Chris attended Lord Fairfax Community College and Strayer University. Chris has been with Children’s Services of Virginia since 2009 dedicating her career to assisting employees with a wide range of human resource needs. Chris lives in Winchester, Virginia with her family and three dogs.