Linda Byrd

President, ABBA List
Retired, Director of Secondary Instruction, Chesapeake Public Schools

"Trust in the Lord with all your heart and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him and He will direct your paths." (Proverbs 3:5-6)

Karen Gawne

1st Vice President, ABBA List
TowneBank, Personal Banker

"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)


2nd Vice President, ABBA List

Bob Vogler

Church Administrator, Sonlight Church

Secretary, ABBA List
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)

Joe Kersey

Treasurer, ABBA List

Senior Mortage Banker, Atlantic Bay Mortgage Group

"Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up." (Galatians 6:9, NIV)


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)

Debbie Rountree

Realtor, Rose & Womble

"For God gave us not a spirit of fearfulness; but of power and love and discipline." (2 Timothy 1:7, ERV)

Terri Anderson

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)

Alan Vaughan

Retired Assistant Superintendent
Human Resources and School Services, Chesapeake Public Schools
Assistant Professor, Regent University

"I can do all things through Him who strengthens me." (Phillippians 4:13, NASB)

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)

Amanda Newins, J.D.

Attorney, Shannon & Associates, PC
Parliamentarian, ABBA List

"What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if someone claims to have faith but has no deeds? Can such faith save them? Suppose a brother or a sister is without clothes and daily food. If one of you says to them, “Go in peace; keep warm and well fed,” but does nothing about their physical needs, what good is it? In the same way, faith by itself, if it is not accompanied by action, is dead." (James 2:14-17, NIV)

Trudy Rauch

Trudy Rauch, M.S.

Retired Director, Graduate Medical Education, EVMS

ABBA List: Founder & Board Member Emeritus, ABBA List

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