NSVSAC Executive Director Selected

Published Date: Aug 15, 2022

WINCHESTER – The Northern Shenandoah Valley Substance Abuse Coalition (NSVSAC) Executive Committee is pleased to announce the selection of Kat Wilcox as the NSVSAC Executive Director. Kat holds a Sociology Degree from Longwood University. Additionally, she has an extensive educational background in Emergency Medical Services.

Kat’s commitment to the Winchester-Frederick County community is evident in the five years she served as a firefighter and paramedic for Frederick County Fire and Rescue. Kat’s well-rounded work history also includes being a team leader for Valley Health Urgent Care and being a Director of Community Relations for a local Senior Living Center. It was the interactions the Committee members had with Kat during the interview process that solidified her selection. Her compassion, forward thinking, and relatability will be a great asset for community stakeholders, employees, and participants.

The Executive Committee is committed to Kat’s success and her leadership of the Northern Shenandoah Valley Substance Abuse Coalition. For press inquiries please contact Tim Coyne at 540-722-3450, ext. 105 and/or Kat Wilcox at 540-536-5000.


The Northern Shenandoah Valley Substance Abuse Coalition collaborates with community partners to take the lead in identifying and developing effective resources to ensure that the necessary continuum of care for substance use and addiction services is available to all members of the community in the greater Winchester, Virginia area. Formed in 2014, the Coalition and its public and private sector partners have worked to compassionately reduce the stigma of addiction, improve access to substance use treatment services and decrease the number of overdoses to combat the opioid epidemic in Virginia. For more information on the Coalition, please visit www.nsvsac.org.

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