Dawn Blake, Executive Director
Dawn Blake is a graduate of Virginia Tech - Go Hokies! She obtained a bachelor’s degree in Human Development, which is a multidisciplinary field that applies psychology, sociology, and human health principles for the enrichment of individuals, families and communities. Dawn volunteered with the Virginia Tech Literacy Corps where she served as an English and math tutor for local elementary school children. She has always had a passion for literacy. Dawn believes in providing educational programs that emphasize and utilize strengths for individual motivation, achievement and success. Dawn enjoys cooking, a good book, and a very strong cup of coffee.
Christie Foster, Office Coordinator
Christie Foster began at Literacy Council of Kingsport as an office volunteer and volunteer tutor in the ESOL program. Currently, Christie is the new Office Coordinator at Literacy Council of Kingsport. She has a love for literacy and the people she encounters. Christie enjoys helping her local community by welcoming new people to the world of reading. If given the opportunity she will be more than willing to tell you about the most recent book she read and why you should read it, too. She has two grown children and way too many pets.