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2021/2022 Board of Directors

VAFRE's board members are easily accessible to all VAFRE members. Please log in to the Member Directory and feel free to email them directly with any questions or ideas you may have; they'll be happy to assist you! Nonmembers, please e-mail our administrator at

For brief biographies of the Board members, click here.



David Sams
The Community Tax Law Project


Samantha Wheeler Marrs
Vice President

Will Glasco
Preservation Virginia

Robinette Tiller
Immediate Past President 
VCU Massey Cancer Center


Other Directors


Leigh Busby


Samantha Charlet
United Way of Greater Richmond
& Petersburg



Grace Davis
World Pediatric Project



Rachel Dyer
Hala Ayala for Lt. Governor


Susan Herzick



Sara Higgins
Programs Chair
Shalom Farms


Corey Humphrey
VCU School of Education


Nikkia Johnson
Legal Aid Justice Center

Jenn O'Rourke, CFRE
Richmond Metropolitan Habitat for Humanity 

Lindsay Robinson
Communications Chair/P3 Chair
Northstar Academy


Frances Sterling
Richmond Symphony

Laurie Ursiny
Hanover Habitat for Humanity

Jennifer Whiteside
Membership Chair


Sarah Young
Peter Paul

Roy Zeidman
Special Olympics Virginia



Mary Kidd, CMP, CAE
Halcyon Management, LLC


Click here for a general description of the Board qualifications, nomination process and manner of conducting business as defined in the Policy Manual.

Board Conflict of Interest Form

Board Job Descriptions

Download our Policies and Procedures Manual and Bylaws.

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