Karen Gawne

Towne Bank, Personal Banker

President, ABBA List

"Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me." (Matthew 25:40, NIV)

Terri Anderson

Faye Francis, Hair Stylist

1st Vice President, ABBA List

Joy is working with a group of people who understand giving is the ultimate gratefulness! "...he has not hidden his face from him but has listened to his cry for help." (Psalms 22:24, NIV)

Lisa Dixon, SPHR

Retired, Senior Human Resources Director, Department of the Navy

2nd Vice President, ABBA List
Executive Director, Burfoot House & Advisory Board, CAST

I truly enjoy and I'm blessed to see lives changed by ABBA List, as disciples we are supposed to change lives, and that is what ABBA List does change lives. (Matthew 25:35-40)

Kimberly Hobbs

Retired, Elementary School Administrator

Secretary, ABBA List

"Dear children, let us not love with words or speech but with actions and truth." (1 John 3:18, NIV)

John Dunn

Chief Financial Officer, ADS, Inc.

Treasurer, ABBA List

Serving those in need is serving Christ. “We love because He first loved us.” (1 John 4:19, ESV)



Robin Freeman, RN

Registered Nurse & Farmer

"Truly I tell you, whatever you did for the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me." (Matthew 25:40, NIV)

James Hinton, Jr.

Vice President - Community Development, Dollar Bank

Bylaws/Parliamentarian, ABBA List

"Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves. Let each of you look not only to his own understanding, but also to the interests of others." (Philippians 2:3-4, NRSV)

Sam Howard

Semi-retired Contractor, Retired Colonial Pipeline Operations Manager

Director, CAST

"There will always be poor people in the land. Therefore, I command you to be open handed toward your brothers and toward the poor and needy in your land." (Deuteronomy 15:11, NIV)

Jean Brown May

Retired, Administration Officer

Advisory Board, CAST

"Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God's grace in its various that in all things God may be praised through Jesus Christ. To him be the glory and the power forever and ever. Amen." (1 Peter 4:10-11, NIV)

Jennifer Knight

Assistant Principal, Salem High School, VIrginia Beach City Public Schools

"But you must fear the Lord and serve him faithfully with all your heart, for you have seen the great things the Lord has done among you." 1 Samuel 12:24 (The New American [Catholic] Bible)

Trudy Rauch

Trudy Rauch, M.S.

Retired Director, Graduate Medical Education, EVMS

Founder & Agent of Record, ABBA List
Director, Resource Website; Assistant Director, Burfoot House;
Advisory Board, CAST

"...let's not merely say that we love each other; let us show truth by our actions." (1 John 3:18, NLT)


Bob Vogler

Church Administrator, Sonlight Church

Advisory Board, CAST

Everything in the heavens and earth is yours, O Lord, and this is Your kingdom. We adore you as being in control of everything. Riches and honor come from You alone, and You are the Ruler of all mankind; Your hand controls power and might, and it is Your discretion that men are made great and given strength." (Chronicles 29:11-12, NIV)