Our Team

Big Brothers Big Sisters helps children realize
their potential and build their futures.
We nurture children and strengthen communities.
And we couldn't do any of it without you.

Contact Us

Big Brothers Big Sisters serves children in Roanoke, Salem, and Pulaski County. You can reach us at one of our two locations.

Roanoke Office
124 Wells Ave NW
Roanoke, VA 24016

Phone: 540-345-9604
Fax: 540-345-6992

Pulaski Office
246 N. Washington Ave, Ste C
Pulaski, VA 24301

Phone: 540-736-4403

June House
work cell: (540) 798-0812

June is a graduate of Saint Mary’s of the Plains College in Dodge City, Kansas receiving a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology with a minor in education. She was the President/CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Finney County in Garden City, Kansas for three years. June moved to Roanoke in 1995 to become the President/CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters in Roanoke. In 2002 the Roanoke agency merged with both the New River Valley and Roanoke Valley Big Brothers Big Sisters to become the new entity, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Virginia

Reema Azar
Match Support Specialist

Reema was born and raised in Roanoke. She graduated from the University of Virginia in 2014 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Middle Eastern Studies. Currently, she is pursuing her Master of Science in Nonprofit Management. She served Big Brothers Big Sisters as an AmeriCorps member in 2015 and is now a part-time member of the BBBS team.

Stacey Burton
Match Support Specialist
work cell: (540) 449-2698

Stacey is originally from Chilhowie, Virginia. She graduated from Old Dominion University in 2008 with a B.S. in Psychology. She has previous experience providing case management services to youth in the community. Stacey joined Big Brothers Big Sisters as the Match Support Specialist in February 2016.

Robin Claris
Administrative Assistant

Robin Claris is from Roanoke, VA and a graduate of Marymount University. She joined Big Brothers Big Sisters as the administrative assistant in September 2016.

Morgan Fuller
Match Support Specialist
work cell: (540) 353-3619

Morgan is from Raleigh, North Carolina, and moved to Roanoke, Virginia, in 2017.  She graduated from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in 2014.  Morgan has worked in non profits since graduating from college.

Lauren Harris
Enrollment and Match Support Specialist
work cell: (540) 597-4121

Lauren is from Botetourt County. She just graduated from Roanoke College in May of 2016. Lauren has a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and Sociology with a Concentration in Latin American Studies. She was a member of AmeriCorps.  Lauren works as an Enrollment and Match Support Specialist.

Tim Lewellyn
Pulaski Match Support Specialist
work cell: (540) 798-0836

Tim is from Knoxville, Tennessee, and moved to Virginia in 2008.  He has 30+ years experience working with at-risk youth beginning as a peer mentor-tutor for homeless children in Knoxville.  He is a registered behavioral technician through the Behavior Analyst Certification Board and spent the last four years working with children with autism.  He graduated from Berea College with a degree in History. Tim currently lives in Radford. 

Beth Reedy
Director of Programs
work cell: (540) 580-7245

Beth is a 1997 graduate of Radford University with a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work. She began working part time as Match Support Specialist and Education Support Specialist for the Oliver Hill Mentoring Program in 2014 and is now a full time employee. Her primary responsibilities include the day to day operation and educational enrichment for the Oliver Hill Mentoring Program.

Josh Thoemke
Director of Development
work cell: (540) 798-0108

Josh is from Annapolis, Maryland, and moved to Virginia in 2008.  He graduated from James Madison University in 2012.  Josh has worked in non profits since college in fundraising and management.