Our Staff

Meet Our Team

Our staff is here to help you!  In addition to the Center Directors and Nurses listed below, we have many caring team members that help clients at both of our pregnancy center locations. Call us today to schedule an appointment.

Margery Williams

CEO, Nova Pregnancy Help Centers

Margery Williams is the CEO of Sanctity of Life Ministries. Margery has been with SLM since 2005 and was instrumental in the conversion of both locations to medical clinics. Margery was previously the Director of Development and then the Alexandria Center Director for several years. As CEO, she leads all staff and volunteers at both locations. Margery directs all development activities and events to keep the doors open so SLM can assist over 700 women in northern Virginia each year. She received her college education at Gordon College studying English and Education.

Kay Gardner

Director, Nova Pregnancy of Fairfax

Kay Gardner has been the Director at our Fairfax pregnancy center since 2001. She oversees both staff and volunteers who serve women from the community every day. Because she enjoys helping women find their way through difficult circumstances, she personally counsels many clients each year. Kay has a Bachelor of Science degree from Colorado State University and an Advanced Certificate from Grace Ministries Biblical Counseling Institute.

Dionne Jones-Maloney

Director, Nova Pregnancy of Alexandria

Dionne Jones-Maloney has been on staff at the NOVA Pregnancy Center of Alexandria since 2012. She previously worked as a Center Director at the Miami Valley Women’s Pregnancy Center in Dayton, Ohio. While there, Dionne practiced as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Dionne enjoys counseling and mentoring many soon-to-be moms enrolled in our Earn While You Learn program. Dionne is working towards a Masters Certificate in Christian Counseling.

Michelle Franklin

Nurse Manager, Nova Pregnancy Help Centers

Michelle was the Nurse Manager at our Fairfax pregnancy center since 2010 and currently oversees medical services at both of our locations. Michelle was previously employed at a medical pregnancy clinic in Hawaii for 3 years. She has experience in women’s health and psychiatric nursing.  Michelle enjoys educating and serving the many women who come in for pregnancy tests and ultrasounds. Michelle holds a Bachelor of Nursing degree from the University of New England in Australia and is certified in limited OB ultrasounds.

Marni Plaster

Nurse Sonographer, Nova Pregnancy of Alexandria

 Marni Plaster has been a Nurse Sonographer at our NOVA Pregnancy Center of Alexandria since 2017. She has been an RN since 2008 and is trained in limited OB ultrasound. Marni was previously employed at an ambulatory surgery center for 6 years and was also an Emergency Room Nurse. Marni received a Bachelor’s in Biology from the Univ. of New Mexico and a Nursing Degree from Excelsior College. Marni enjoys meeting women at this important time in life and helping them by compassionately listening and educating.

Amy Drinkwater

Nurse Sonographer, NOVA Pregnancy of Fairfax

Amy Drinkwater has been a Nurse Sonographer at our NOVA Pregnancy Center of Fairfax since 2017.  Amy was previously a Nurse Corps officer in the Navy, and her most recent employment was a hospital in San Diego. She has six years of experience in inpatient nursing care.  Amy received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Marquette University and is trained in limited ultrasounds. Amy enjoys caring for the women who come into the Fairfax center for ultrasounds and pregnancy tests.

What Others Are Saying...

"Very friendly and knowledgeable!
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It feels like home."

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"Excellent services! The nurse
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Nova Pregnancy Help Centers is a 501(c)(3) organization. EIN 54-1377782