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CJ's Thumbs Up Foundation

Leadership Team

Executive Director / CEO Michelle Alford
Chair Tomas Checkosky
Co-chair Stephanie Fisher
Board Member Jan Allaire
Board Member Emily Arnold
Board Member Siri Bream
Board Member Jerome Clarke
Board Member Norm Gellar
Board Member Kristi Hammond
Board Member Kira Jenkins
Board Member Kacie Painter
Board Member Rachel Reynolds
Board Member Shannon Strassner

Board Demographics

Board Demographics -- Ethnicity

Board Demographics -- Gender


Part Time Staff 2
Volunteers 50

Awards and Recognitions

Award Name Awarding Organization Year Awarded
Spirit of Advocacy Award Children's Hospital of Richmond 2015
Spirit Of Team Award Hanover County Spirit of Volunteerism 2015


We are currently working with Connor's Heroes to run our Lunch Bunch Program at CHoR. We have also partnered with Ronald McDonald House of Richmond & Charlottesville to provide regular program opportunities for our volunteers.