Tonya Fowler has been part of the Statesville Community for more than 20 years, and in the non-profit world for 17 years where she followed her passion for education, children, and community theater. She earned her Bachelor's degree in English with a minor in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. You may have seen her at many events in Downtown Statesville where she previously served as marketing and event coordinator.
MSW, LCSW - Clinical Director
Laurie Trosuk has been employed at Pharos Parenting since 2006. She is involved in the Parent Aide program, Parenting Class, and Coaching to Permanence program, and offering affordable trauma-focused therapy. She has her Masters in Social Work and is a licensed clinical social worker. Her undergraduate degree is in Early Childhood Education, and she worked 14 years in the Head Start programs in Massachusetts and North Carolina.
Anna is a Statesville native and her love for the community is evident in all she does. With a background in management and a passion for people, Anna joined the team in 2023 to focus on fundraising, networking and growing our presence in the community.
Leslie Belcher has been employed at Pharos Parenting as a Family Connections Visit Monitor since 2019. In 2023, she was hired as our Office Administrator. She brings previous office managerial experience, as well as the knowledge of running a small business with her husband. Leslie has volunteered and worked in the Statesville Community since she moved here in 2015.
Family Connections Program Director
Cristina began working with Pharos Parenting in 2022. She has a degree in Business Administration. Cristina and her husband have 3 children between them and run a family business. She has also volunteered and held Board positions in Habitat for Humanity (Madison County, Ohio), and The Evening Exchange Club of Lake Norman. Cristina has a passion for helping her community and improving the lives of others.
Susan holds a B.S. in Human Services from Garner Webb University. She has been employed with Pharos Parenting since 2015. From 1995 to 1997, she was employed as Pharos Parenting's Community Based Alternatives Program Manager. She has worked at Barium Springs Home for Children and Iredell-Statesville Schools. Susan received the Early Childhood Credential and is accredited in Triple P Teen and Stepping Stones. She has a passion for child development and education.
Pam is a native of West Tennessee and received a B.S. in Psychology and Sociology from Union University. She has 11 years of experience with various preschool programs and spent 15 years as a home-educating parent. Pam has four children and has been involved as a volunteer with many of their activities through the years. She has been with Pharos Parenting since March 2017. Pam is accredited in Triple P Teen and Stepping Stones.
Heather has been a resident of Statesville for the past 16 years where she has loved building a home and raising two children with her husband. She taught at a local preschool for four years then transitioned to director where she remained for another ten. Her favorite part was watching children learn and grow each day! She is so excited to be part of an organization that does so much for the community.
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