Meet our team.

Our staff of experienced professionals are dedicated to helping children heal from abuse in Fayette, Raleigh and Wyoming Counties.

Scott Miller

Executive Director

I am Scott Miller and I have been the Executive Director of Just For Kids since 2010. I hold a Master's Degree in Special Education. I currently am the Vice-President of the West Virginia Child Advocacy Network Board, President of the Fayette County Family Resource Network Board, and a member of the Raleigh and Wyoming County Family Resource Networks. I am a member of the Beckley Rotary Club and the proud father of six children.

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Manon Wheeler

Family Advocate/ Forensic Interviewer

I am Manon Wheeler and I am a Family Advocate and Forensic Interviewer. Being a parent of a survivor, I have a heart for the hurting, and through Just For Kids, I'm able to see children and families get the care they need to start to live there lives again.

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Christel Moore


I am Christel Moore. I am trained in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family Therapy and Substance Abuse Therapy. I have been in the field for seven years working with families and children. I received my bachelors in Criminal Justice Legal Studies at Marshall University and my Masters in Psychology from University of Phoenix and currently pursuing my Doctorate in Clinical Psychology.

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Cathy Heft

Forensic Interviewer

I am Cathy Heft, and I am a Forensic Interviewer. I have worked for Just For Kids since 2011. I began as Office Manager/Case Coordinator/Family Advocate, I then attended Forensic Interview training, Finding Words WV, in 2013 at Marshall University. I graduated from Concord University with a Bachelors in Sociology.

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Tim Vickers

Forensic Interviewer

I am Tim Vickers and I am a Forensic Interviewer where I continue my service to help protect children in my region. I was born and raised in Southern West Virginia and attended schools locally in the region. I graduated from Concord College with a B.A. in Psychology and a minor in Social Work and continued with post graduate work in Psychology at Marshall University. I worked with Child Protective Services for 10 years, 8 as an investigator and 2 as a CPS intake Supervisor in Raleigh County, WV. I received training in forensic interviewing at the University of Cincinnati; Wynona University Minnesota- Cornerhouse; and ABSAC training in the State of West Virginia. I have also obtained training in Missing and Exploited Children through OJJDP in Pittsburgh, PA. I have been a Finding Words and Child First trainer for 14 years now helping Law Enforcement, Child Protective Services and Prosecuting Attorneys in the State of West Virginia. I enjoy my free time with my family, and I am a rabid WVU all sports fan!

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Trudy Laurenson

Family Advocate

I am Trudy Laurenson and am a Family Advocate at Just for Kids. I have worked for many years with the Domestic Violence movement and for the past 15 years with Children's Advocacy Centers in various capacities. It is a privilege to be a support person for families dealing with the trauma of abuse.

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Lynn Lawson

Executive Assistant

I am Lynn Lawson and I am the Executive Assistant for Just For Kids, Inc. As someone who experienced child abuse first hand I am very privileged to be associated with an organization that has a true heart for children. I enjoy being with my children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. I am an avid reader and gardener, and a die hard Green Bay Packers Fan.

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Meet our Board of Directors.

Our Board of Directors is here to support our staff. What an awesome group of volunteers.

Just For Kids Board of Directors

  • Marcy Nolan


    Daniels, WV

  • Becky Arthur

    Fayette County National Bank

    Fayetteville, WV

  • Micheal Cochrane

  • Tali Stepp


  • Jeanne K. Goan


    Pineville, WV

  • William Laird

    Retired Senator

    Oak Hill, WV

  • Thomas Lemke


  • Becky Lively

    Jackie Withrow Hospital

    Beckley, WV

  • Gary Schroeder


    Daniels, WV

  • Dedriell Taylor

    Black Diamond Girls Scouts of America

    Beckley, WV

  • Gerald Wait


    Daniels, WV

  • Jessica Wratchford


It is the policy of Just For Kids, Inc. to provide for and promote equal employment opportunity in employment compensation and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination based on age, race, creed, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, Vietnam Era Veteran status, genetic predisposition, or carrier status.