City of Lynchburg Disaster Recovery Group (CLDRG)

Speaker Giving Presentation
Group Memebers Siting at Table
Group Members Sitting at Table 2

Who We Are

The City of Lynchburg Disaster Recovery Group (CLDRG) is a cooperative body that is made up of representatives from faith-based, non-profit, government, business and other organizations working within the City of Lynchburg to assist individuals and families as they recover from community disasters. The goal of CLDRG is to unite recovery resources with community needs in order to ensure that even the most vulnerable in the community recover from disasters.

Executive Committee

  • Chair: Joan Phelps, United Way of Central Virginia
  • Secretary: Ralph Lawson, American Red Cross
  • Treasurer: Trey Jones, Salvation Army
  • Finance Coordinator: Trey Jones, Salvation Army
  • Donations Management Coordinator: Brenton Lehman, Gospel Community Church Rivermont
  • Construction Management Coordinator: TBD
  • Case Management Coordinator: Denise Crews, Lynchburg Community Action Group (Lyn-CAG)
  • Volunteer Management Coordinator: TBD
  • Emotional and Spiritual Care Coordinator: Shawne Farmer, Interfaith Outreach Association
  • Fiscal Agent Representative: Bill Bodine, Greater Lynchburg Community Foundation

For more information or to submit a Member Organization Application, contact Joan Phelps, United Way of Central Virginia, via phone at 434-455-6906 or you can email Joan Phelps.