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Crime Victim Advocate

Date: February 24, 2009Tara Surber Fedis


Tara Surber Fedis, M.Ed. Prevention Services Supervisor, James City County Parks and Recreation
Phone: (757) 259-5371
Fax: 259-5358

Veda McMullen, James City County Parks & Recreation, Communications Coordinator
Phone: (757) 259-5415
Fax: (757) 259-5420



James City County Prevention Services Supervisor, Tara Surber Fedis, has been nationally recognized as a professional working on the behalf of victims of crime. Fedis was graduated from the Virginia Victim Assistance Academy last August and continued on to fulfill the requirements of the National Advocate Credentialing Program, which included National Community Crisis Response Team Training.

Upon completion of the Advocate Credentialing Program, Fedis is eligible to represent James City County’s professionalism as a volunteer in emergency situations within the state and across the country. Her work could include the scenarios of September 11, a hurricane crisis such as that with Katrina or the Virginia Tech tragedy.

The Virginia Victim Assistance Academy is a partnership of the U.S. Department of Criminal Justice Services and the University of Richmond. Its goal is to provide candidates with the knowledge and skills to enhance the quality and consistency of victims services in Virginia.


Fedis, who has worked for the County since 2006, holds a Master’s in Education, Agency Counseling from the College of William & Mary.



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