RICHMOND, VA – (Wednesday, August 24, 2022) – Sportable, Central Virginia’s premier adaptive sports club, is proud to announce the addition of Katy Latimer as Development Director, and Michelle Page as Program Operations Coordinator. Latimer and Page will support Sportable’s mission to create opportunities and transform lives by making sports accessible and inclusive.
“We are thrilled to welcome Katy and Michelle to the team,” commented Hunter Leemon, Sportable Executive Director. “Katy brings a passion for fundraising and we are excited to see how she builds on the unprecedented growth that Sportable has experienced over the last year. Michelle’s background in operations and volunteer management is the perfect complement to our program team to ensure the sustainable delivery of quality and diverse programs for individuals with physical disabilities.”
As Development Director, Latimer will oversee all aspects of the organization’s fundraising efforts, including developing and implementing a comprehensive annual fund plan that supports the organization’s operations. Taking on the newly created position of Program Operations Coordinator, Page will play an integral role in streamlining all Sportable programs with a specific focus on scheduling, logistics, data, and operations. Cindy Schmitt, who moved on in August after nearly three years at the helm of Sportable’s development department, will stay involved as Grant Writer and Development Consultant.
About the New Team Members
A fundraising professional with over seven years of experience in the non-profit sector, Katy Latimer is the former Director of Development at Rx Partnership where she played a key role in the successful growth of the organization’s ability to provide free or low-cost medications to clinic partners across the Commonwealth. Her previous experience included stints at Daily Planet Health Services and Fairy Godmother Project. She is a native of Richmond, VA and graduate of the University of Mary Washington.
Michelle Page is the former Volunteer Coordinator at Pocahontas State Park where she managed all aspects of the park’s volunteer program. A graduate of Virginia Tech, she has an educational and career background in outdoor recreation, natural resources, and volunteer management.