As the Executive Director, Veronica Land-Davis, is responsible for the overall health, safety and operations of the program and services. She is responsible for establishing and fostering positive working relationships with community service providers and constituents in order to educate the community on grief and loss and offering programs at Roberta’s House that promote a safe place for recovery and healing from the loss of a loved one.
Veronica, a licensed certified social worker-clinical, comes to Roberta House with thirty years of experience working with children, adults and families in the Baltimore Metropolitan area. Educated in the Baltimore City Public School system and a graduate of Western High School, she received her Bachelor’ s of Science Degree in Sociology/Social Work from University of Maryland, Baltimore County in 1983. Veronica attained her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Maryland School of Social Work and Community Planning in 1989. In 2001, she completed The Head Start-Johnson & Johnson Management Fellows Program at the John E. Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA.
Veronica has served families in roles of both a clinician and a manager in many settings such as residential treatment centers, child prevention agencies, treatment foster care, Head Start and home health care. Advocating for children and families is essential for her and this is evident as she has served on several Statewide committees such as Maryland State Interagency Advisory Council and Maryland Universal Pre-K Task Force.