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Board of Directors


Dr. Angela D. Reddix | Chair | Founder, President & CEO, ARDX

Cathy Drewry | First Vice-Chair | Community Volunteer

Amasa Smith | Second Vice-Chair | Director of Programming and Communication, CIVIC Leadership Institute

Giovanna M. Genard | Secretary | Assistant Vice President for Strategic Communication and Marketing, Old Dominion University

Guisela Torres | Treasurer | Owner, La Vida Agency

Stephanie Dickens | Immediate Past Chair | Vice President – Branch Leader, Truist


Donna Allen | Sales and Marketing Professional

Georjeane L. Bluming, Ph.D. | Community Volunteer

Joanna Brumsey | CPA – Shareholder, Wall, Eihorn, Chernitzer, PC

Kathleen N. Cabler, DSL | Director, Development and Learning, Anthem, Inc.

Deborah Y. Collins | Attorney, Yeng Collins Law, PLLC

Chernelle Hill | Director, Sentara

Vanessa Jenkins, Ed.D | Executive Director, Health and Wellness, Norfolk State University

Lt. Michele Meister | Director of Training, Virginia Beach Police Department

Jeanne Natali, Ph.D. | Director, Student Resource & Empowerment Center, Title IX Coordinator, Tidewater Community College

LaQuiche Parrott, Ed. D | Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Virginia Beach City Public Schools

Danica Royster | Jr. Partner, First Genesis of Virginia

Larissa Trinder | Director of Principal Giving, CHKD