Michael McCoy provides innovative and effective social service solutions to issues facing families and individuals of all ages and cultures in the city of Richmond. He has been executive director of the Touchstone Family Association for thirty years. He is a strong believer in community partnerships for both support and funding. Among the programs he has initiated are the Restorative Justice alternative, the Front Porch Program providing barrier free counselling and the Eating Together campaign to encourage the importance of family mealtimes. His dynamic leadership has resulted in Touchstone Family Association receiving national accreditation for best practice in social services. Michael’s opinions and innovative ideas have been, and continue to be, the catalyst for positive change within the community of Richmond.