Board Member Bios
Kami Barbour, MA – I am an outgoing, assertive, and young professional born and raised in Waynesboro, VA. I received my B.S. in Psychology from James Madison University in 2005 and Master’s in Counselor Education: Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Lynchburg College in 2009. I have more than 13 years of professional experience working in the counseling field at which I have also provided case management and outpatient services. I thrive working with challenging at-risk children and families. I enjoy working on attachment problems, anxiety and depression, domestic violence, and addiction problems. I have been trained in Structural Family, Gestalt, and Cognitive-Behavioral Theoretical frameworks. I have worked with young children, teenage girls, middle-aged parents, the deaf culture, those at-risk for foster care or residential placements, and with various ethnic populations. I look forward to being a helping hand and working with you and your family.
Courtney Coduri, MA – I have been lucky to call the Staunton/Augusta region home since 2012. With a professional background in government communications and program management, I recently earned an MA in clinical mental health counseling from Eastern Mennonite University. I currently work in a local community agency, providing mental health counseling to individuals, couples, and groups. I’m thrilled to support ARROW, an organization that embodies the values of welcoming and collaboration that characterize the community it serves.
Jay Jones – Since moving to Staunton in 2005, I have been working in various areas within the financial industry. I am currently a commercial lender with First Bank & Trust in Staunton. I’m interested in supporting ARROW as I believe they are addressing an under served need within the community.
Damon Strickland, CHA – I am a native Virginian and currently reside in Staunton, VA. I have a lovely wife and two wonderful children that attend Shelburne Middle School and Robert E Lee High School. I graduated from the Hospitality & Tourism Management Program in the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech in 1999 and earned a Certified Hotel Administrator designation in 2013. I am currently the General Manager of the historic Stonewall Jackson Hotel & Conference Center and an active member of the community with participation in Staunton Tourism Advisory Board as Chair, Staunton Rotary Club, Mary Baldwin University Advisory Board of Visitors, Project GROWS board member and Chief Volunteer Officer for the Staunton-Augusta YMCA board of directors. I am interested in supporting Arrow Project because it is positioned to be an outstanding and invaluable resource to under-served members of our community while also giving a platform to those seeking an opportunity to gain experience in a professional clinical environment.
Jenny Taylor-Jones, MA, EdS- I am a lifelong resident of the Shenandoah Valley. I earned my Master’s and Education Specialist degrees in Community Counseling from James Madison University and have worked in the mental health field for 18 years in a variety of roles and settings. I am passionate about giving back to my community and impacting others’ lives in positive ways. I’m honored and excited to work with The ARROW Project because I believe that helping people access their best lives through mental and emotional health is a sacred and noble cause.