The WFCM Board is a team of dedicated individuals who donate their time and talent to provide guidance and support for the organization’s long term goal of eliminating food insecurity in western Fairfax County.
Pastor Lynn Miller
Pastor Lynn Miller, President
Pastor Lynn Miller is the Senior Pastor of King of Kings Lutheran Church, ELCA, in Fairfax. King of Kings has a long history with WFCM and she is happy to serve on the Board. Pastor Lynn has many years of experience with various non-profits such as the American Heart Association and the American Cancer Society. She has served congregations in western Pennsylvania and Wilmington, NC and she was Assistant to the Bishop in the Allegheny Synod (PA) prior to moving to Northern Virginia. Pastor Lynn is a graduate of Penn State University and the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg. She is married with one daughter of whom she is very proud as she is completing her Masters Degree in Public Policy at George Washington University.
Andrew Casteel, Vice President
Andrew Casteel is the Chief Investment Officer and Financial Planner for Acorn Financial, a boutique wealth management firm based in Reston, Virginia. He joined the WFCM board in 2016 and is currently the Vice President of the Board. Andrew holds an MBA from the Darden Graduate School of Business (University of Virginia) and a BBA in Finance from the College of William and Mary. He lives in Gainesville, Virginia with his wife Lori, daughter Elizabeth and son Christopher.
Deborah Forbes, Vice President
Deborah Forbes has spent the last decade seeking to connect those eager to serve with those in need our community. As a Girl Scout leader for 10+ years she’s participated in and organized numerous service projects benefitting our neighbors near and far. She’s also been active in mission, fellowship, grief support, and Christian education at Clifton Presbyterian Church. Her knowledge of the non-profit sector has been enhanced by 20+ years of supporting her husband Mark’s work with World Vision, including 3 ½ years in Lusaka, Zambia, where she volunteered as an English teacher. Deborah graduated from Duke University and holds a PhD in English Literature from Harvard University. She’s the author of a study of British and American poetry entitled Sincerity’s Shadow. When she’s not busy wrangling teenage daughters Kate and Maddie, she writes stories and works on her second novel.
Heather Koppe Flanagan, Secretary
Heather Koppe Flanagan
Heather Koppe Flanagan joined the Board in July 2017. She is an audit partner in KPMG LLP’s Federal Audit Practice in the Washington, DC office. She has more than 25 years of experience providing financial statement audit, performance audit, attestation, and auditability services to Federal agencies and local governments. Heather earned a Bachelors degree from James Madison University, and she is active in her church’s youth ministry. She is married and has two children.
Nathan Robertson, Treasurer
Nathan Robertson is the Vice President of Financial Operations at Apple Federal Credit Union and is excited to use his expertise to serve on the Board of WFCM. He graduated with a Masters Degree in Accounting from Brigham Young University and is a CPA with 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. He served a two-year church mission in Argentina for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and is an active volunteer in his local congregation. He is currently serving with the children and youth and also volunteers his time as a local congregation auditor for his church. Nate enjoys cycling, soccer, pickleball, and being outdoors. He and his wife, Katie, live in Herndon, VA, with their four children.
Tim Marlin, Director
Tim Marlin joined the WFCM board in 2017 and previously served in the roles of Vice President and President. He is currently Vice President at Marsh & McLennan Companies. Previously Tim held underwriting & product management roles within The Hartford as a manager in both D&O and Professional Liability groups, and as a Claims Consultant on the Technology E&O and Lawyers Professional Liability claims teams. Prior to joining The Hartford in 2004, Tim was an associate of the law firm of Mendes & Mount, LLP, where he primarily represented clients regarding insurance coverage matters. He is a member of the New York Bar and has taught continuing legal education. Tim holds an JD from the St. John’s University School of Law (NY) and a BA in History from the College of William and Mary. He lives in Leesburg, Virginia with his wife Sara and daughter Claire. They are active members of Reston Presbyterian Church.
Rachel Nonaka, Director
Rachel Nonaka is married with three kids. She earned her law degree and uses this experience in her role at Macrae connecting lawyers with careers in private practice. Rachel is a Deacon at Little Falls Presbyterian Church. In her free time she serves as an assistant softball coach and a 4th grade room parent. She is thankful for the blessings of a well-rounded life surrounded by family, work, and community. Rachel is happy to join the WFCM board in 2022 as another way to give back to her local community and further her personal and professional goals.
Glynda Mayo Hall, Director
Glynda Mayo Hall
Glynda Mayo Hall is a Spirit led Christian, voice for the voiceless, accountability for the powerful, and path for the aspiring individual. She is a national and international inspirational speaker and a member of the Fairfax Church of Christ (FXCC). Additionally, she is a speaker, facilitator and coordinator for Ladies Days, Seminars and Lectureships nationally and internationally. At FXCC she is active with the Missions, Evangelism, and Women’s Ministry. Glynda served on the National Military Family Association, Leadership Fairfax, Inc., and Granville Academy Northern Virginia Board of Directors. Presently, she serves on the Harding University Center for Spiritual Leadership and Pure Heart Vision, Inc. Board of Directors, Board of Trustees for Southwestern Christian College (SwCC) an HBCU (Historically Black College in Texas), Women At Work for the National Capital Area, Centreville-Chantilly Rotary Club, and the Northern Virginia Business and Professional Women’s Club, in addition to WFCM. Glynda graduated from SwCC, Abilene Christian University and completed graduate course work at the University of Redlands. She is retired from the County of Fairfax where she served as a Partnership Development Manager recruiting and engaging business, faith, non-profit, civic, and community partners and stakeholders to support county programs, leverage resources and find solutions for human service issues.
Kim Skotzko, Director
Kim Skotzko is a former federal government attorney, retiring at the end of 2020 after 29 years of federal government service. She is an active member of Ox Hill Baptist Church, having served in a variety of mission-oriented and leadership roles, to include teaching English in the ESOL program for 20 years and now as Director of the ESOL program. She has also served as a deacon and now serves on two congregational church committees.
Kim is a Certified Executive Coach (ICF/ACC credential) and focuses on supporting leadership and career transitions. She holds a BA in Political Science, a JD from the University of Georgia, and an LLM from Georgetown University. She also currently volunteers with the Metro DC chapter of the International Coaching Federation (ICF) to offer coaching for leadership in nonprofit organizations who otherwise are unable to afford professional coaching services. Having traveled extensively and lived abroad, she has a passion for helping the less fortunate in our population.
Kim and her husband have been long-term supporters of WFCM’s work. By joining the Board of Directors, she hopes to help WFCM achieve its mission of supporting the community in need around us.
Ruth Pearson, Director
Ruth Pearson holds a JD from the University of Michigan Law School, and an MBA from Arcadia University (PA). She has over 25 years of experience working in the public interest and government sectors, holding positions as both a Deputy City Solicitor for the City of Philadelphia, as well as a Truancy Hearing Officer with the First Judicial District Family Court System. Ruth currently works as corporate counsel for Barber Holding in Chantilly, VA. Ruth has authored several Bible studies and radio dramas for Christ to the World Ministries, and her work has been included in several compilation books. Ruth has discovered the beautiful topography of Virginia by hiking the State’s scenic trails with her two daughters.