Carol Tuning

Carol is the Executive Director of the Disability Rights and Resource Center, whose mission is to help any person with any disability achieve and maintain a life of independence.  In addition to working closely with her Board of Directors to ensure efficient and effective operations of the Center, she continues her efforts in working closely with community nonprofit agencies to foster collaboration and strengthen existing programs.

She currently serves on the Rocky Mount Foundation as well as the Facade Improvement Committee for the Town of Rocky Mount.  She is a past board member of the United Way Emergency Food and Shelter Board, the Community Impact Committee, the Governors Coordinating Council on Homelessness, Virginia Coalition to End Homelessness and the Southern Virginia Child Advocacy Center.  She received her undergraduate degree in Social Work from Ferrum College and her graduate degree from Hollins University with a focus on leadership development.