W. Corey Trench
President, Co-founder, Director
For over 30 years, Corey consulted to the national electric utility industry on environmental matters. His speciality: the design and development of pollution prevention methods, policy and practices. Married for 40 years, the father of three adult sons, not until 2011, when a family member was impacted, did he become fully aware of serious mental illness and its consequences. Since then, Corey has worked with others to investigate care alternatives. He currently serves as Secretary of the National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) Williamsburg (501)(c)3) and co-facilitates weekly NAMI Family Support Groups. Of note, Corey is the start-up lodge coordinator for the first Fairweather Lodge in Virginia, a major Hope Family Village initiative. Corey holds a BS degree in Biology from the College of William and Mary and MS degree in Urban and Environmental Studies from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.