HIGHER Ground Women's Leadership Development Program

Lakeisha Allen, Richmond Public Schools

Simone Biasuzzi, EAB

Alexa Boggs, Virginia Department of Emergency Management

Christine Booker, Virginia Commonwealth University

Erin Bragg, Virginia Commonwealth University

Stephanie Carrington, Richmond City Health Department

Sarah Clay, Virginia Commonwealth University

Jaida Cureton, Jade Multicultural Salon

Michelle Daschner, Virginia Department of Emergency Management

Michelle DiPietro, Capitol Equipment, Inc. 

Candace Dungee, Virginia Commonwealth University

Erin Freeman, Virginia Commonwealth University

Lisa Gagliano, Virginia Commonwealth University

Marisa Guida, Virginia Commonwealth University

Sara Harrington, Virginia Department of Emergency Management

Tanya Hockett, Virginia Department of Emergency Management 

Nancy Hsu, Virginia Commonwealth University

Jadrian Jones, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

Sherri Laffoon, Virginia Department of Emergency Management

Ibironke Lawal, Virginia Commonwealth University

Wendi Martin, Virginia Commonwealth University

Jonette Meade Barley, City of Richmond

Carlitta Moore, Arkansas State University

Gretchen Neigh, Virginia Commonwealth University

Lori Payne, City of Richmond 

Abbey Pemberton, Charles City County

Katie Shedden, Virginia Commonwealth University

LaChelle Waller, Virginia Commonwealth University

Patricia Williams, City of Richmond

Romona Willoughby, Virginia Commonwealth University

Susan Zacharia, Virginia Commonwealth University 

 

Faten Alamri, Virginia Commonwealth University

Lisa Anderson Foley, Virginia Department of Emergency Management   

Sherre Atkins, The Robert Russa Moton Museum & Longwood University

Thalia Bowen, Charles City County

Jennifer Bradley, Virginia Commonwealth University

Ryan Bridgett, Virginia Department of Human Resource Management

Corey Byers, Virginia Commonwealth University

Amanda Carlson, Virginia Commonwealth University

Logan Chappell, The College of William & Mary

Cindy Cheely, Virginia Commonwealth University

Carol Considine, Old Dominion University

Hazel Duncan, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Tasha Easter, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

Shirley Farrar, Virginia Commonwealth University

Celeste Fetta, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Ramanie Garrett, Virginia Commonwealth University

Rhonda Hall, Virginia Commonwealth University

Juwandar Hill, City of Richmond

Brenna Ivey, Port of Virginia

Lauren Jackson, Virginia Commonwealth University

Nikole John, AdvantEdge Analytics

LaToya Johnson-Davis, Charles City Social Services

Sara Jones, Merrimac Juvenile Detention Center

Angela Josie, Virginia Department of Juvenile Justice

Edna Renee Macbeth, Virginia Commonwealth University

Kasharne Neal, Afton Chemical

Mayura Patel, Virginia Commonwealth University

Sonali Rathore, Virginia Commonwealth University

Jennifer Riemann, VCU Police Department

Debbie Roberts, Virginia Commonwealth University

Becky Silva, Virginia Housing Development Authority

Sally Sledge, Norfolk State University

Leanne VanDerveer, Virginia Department of Emergency Management 

Kelly Winn, Virginia Commonwealth University

Jennifer Bottoms, Call Federal Credit Union

Gioia Casso, Virginia Commonwealth University

Maribel Castaneda, Commonwealth of Virginia

Holly Coates, United Methodist Family Services  

Sarah Faris, Virginia Commonwealth University

Sherri Goodine, Dominion Energy

Drew Halstead, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Sharon Harden, City of Richmond

Elizabeth Holt, Charles City County

Shanteny Jackson, Richmond City Health Department

Michelle Johnson, Charles City County

Peggy Lindauer, Virginia Commonwealth University

Kristy Livsey, Merrimac Juvenile Detention Center

Veronica Montes, Virginia Tech

Natalia O’Brien, Virginia Commonwealth University

Miranda Pyne, Virginia Commonwealth University

Karla Ramos, City of Richmond

Melanie Ramos, City of Richmond

Pamela Spratley, Virginia Commonwealth University

Hannah Steighner, Virginia Commonwealth University

Fran Thomas, Virginia State University

Jessi Znosko, Longwood University

Trina Addison, Virginia Department of Emergency Management

Michele Armstrong, Virginia Commonwealth University

Pamela Arnold, Virginia Commonwealth University

Karen Askew, Virginia Farm Bureau Federation

Elizabeth Bartol, Virginia Department of Emergency Management

Tedra Baskerville, VCU Health System

Isis Blount, Virginia Retirement System

Lena Calla Metcalf, Thompson Creek Window Company

Valarie Carter, Virginia Commonwealth University

Charlotte Dean, YMCA of Greater Richmond

Tamara Del Rosario, Virginia Department of Emergency Management

Shannon Edwards, United Network for Organ Sharing

Kisha Fuller, Federal Reserve Bank of Virginia

Jovette Gadson, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Donna Gassie, Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth

Genesha Gibson, Virginia Commonwealth  University

Jennifer Hatchett, City of Richmond

Amanda Hill, Virginia Commonwealth University

Denise Jones, RE/MAX Signature

Stacy Jones, VCU Health System

Cynthia McMillan, University of Richmond

LaToya Pettiford, Virginia Commonwealth University

Donna Pletch, Virginia Department of Emergency Management

Tamekia Simmons, Virginia Department of Juvenile Justice

Lucy Carter Smith, Virginia Department of Emergency Management

Stephanie Toney, Virginia Department of Health

Susan Williams, Virginia Commonwealth University

Dionne Woody, City of Richmond

Janina Arrington, Thomas Nelson Community College

Stephanie Boehles, Virginia Department of Emergency Management

Charlene Brown, City of Richmond

LaTryce Butler, Virginia Commonwealth University

Sharon Campbell, University of California, San Diego

Brandi Carraway, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

Cameron Carter, Virginia Commonwealth University

Kimberly Chen, City of Richmond, Department of Planning and Development

Tierra Easter, Virginia Commonwealth University

Janel Hofler, City of Virginia Beach

Bianca Horner, Virginia State University

Abby Houser, University of Richmond

Jasmine Lewis, University of Virginia Madison House

Tammy Lewis, Virginia Union University

Ashleigh Luck, Virginia Commonwealth University

Jean McClellan-Holt, Old Dominion University

Kirsten McKinney, University of Richmond

Angela Nelson, Virginia Commonwealth University

Heather Nunnally, Virginia Commonwealth University

Lois Paige, Virginia State University

Kirsten Petrocelli, University of Richmond

Tina Petrone, Thompson Creek Window Company

Paula Saylor-Robinson, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Shawnita Sealy-Jefferson, Virginia Commonwealth University

Roberta Seay, VCU Health System

Carolyn Smart, University of Richmond

Cassandra Taylor-Anderson, University of Richmond

Jean Thomas Banks, Virginia Commonwealth University

Latanya Walker, Virginia Tech

Kesha Wilson, Norfolk State University

Tawyana Athey, University of Richmond

Janice Baab, Virginia Commonwealth University

Kimberly Batts-Brickhouse, Child Care Aware of Virginia

Talia Brown, United Methodist Family Services

Michelle Carpenter, Virginia Commonwealth University

Tracy Cassalia, University of Richmond

Michelle Coward, City of Richmond

Charlene Easter, Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries

Leslie Fehan, VCU Health System

Jocelyn Harrison, Richmond Department for Social Services

Cheryl Hofmeister, Aetna

Andrea Hott, Commonwealth of Virginia

Carol Ann Irby, Virginia Commonwealth University

Jonette Jackson, Virginia State University

Linda Jackson, Virginia Union University

Marcia James, Virginia State University

Samantha Joyner, Virginia Commonwealth University

Jaquetta Merriweather, Virginia Department of Corrections

Amy Miller, Virginia Commonwealth University

Julie Molloy, Virginia Union University

Anna Mooney, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

Elizabeth Pishchalnikova, Virginia Commonwealth University

Brook Pittinger, Virginia Department of Fire Programs

Alana Robinson, Charles Ryan Associates

Amy Taloma, Virginia Commonwealth University

LaTasia Turpin, General Electric

Logan Vetrovec, Virginia Commonwealth University

Kayla Watts, Virginia Commonwealth University

Shermayne Webster, Virginia State University

Nicole Wilkerson, City of Richmond

Karen Williams, Virginia Commonwealth University

Rachel Worthington, Virginia Commonwealth University

Syndra Yancey, WestRock

Peggy Andrews, Virginia Commonwealth University

Melissa Barnes, Norfolk State University

Circe Black, Richmond Behavioral Health Authority

Freida Bolling, Continental Societies Inc.

Lateshia Brown, Goochland Powhatan Community Services

Shannon Cribbs, Virginia Commonwealth University

Lori Dachille, Virginia Department of Emergency Management

Sandra Edgell, Virginia Commonwealth University

Jenae Harrington, Virginia Commonwealth University

Tishaun Harris Ugworji, Department for the Aging and Rehabilitative Services

Katrice Hunt, Virginia Department of Emergency Management

Lene Hunt, Virginia Commonwealth University

Kristie Inge, Highwoods Properties Inc.

Tillie Jackson, City of Richmond

Cynthia Kiefer, Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Nursing

Nasha Lewis, Virginia Commonwealth Univesity

Sania Marcoccia, Virginia Commonwealth University

Angela McGrath, Virginia Commonwealth Univesity

Antionette Rivers, Virginia School for Nurse Aides

Valerie Robnolt, Virginia Commonwealth University

Alexandra Rooke, Bridging RVA

Keisha Stephenson, City of Richmond

Kimberly Stevens, Virginia Commonwealth Univesity

Gay Stokes, City of Richmond, Department of Public Utilities

Helen Beth Taylor, Pfizer Consumer Healthcare

Marti Tomlin-Allen, University of Richmond

Maya Vincelli, University of Richmond

Lynn Welton, Virginia Commonwealth University

Yakira Alston, Virginia Commonwealth University

Rebecca Branch-Griffin, Virginia State University

Hannah Burson, Capital Area Health Network

Deborah Butler, Virginia Commonwealth University

Brooke Cessna, Virginia ABC

Wanda Clary, Virginia Commonwealth University

Marcia Dubois, Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services

Joyce Foster, Virginia Commonwealth University

Karen Gregory, VCU Massey Cancer Center

Shanza Isom, Virginia Commonwealth University

Sharon Johnson, Virginia Commonwealth University

Carolina Johnson Wilson, Virginia Commonwealth University

June Jones, Virginia Commonwealth University

Nicole Jones, Library of Virginia

Marketa Lee, Virginia Retirement System

Kimberly Matthews, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College

Jacqueline McDonnough, VCU School of Education, Teaching and Learning

Victoria Moore, Virginia Retirement System

Chevelle Moss-Savage, Virginia State University

Nichole Page, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College

Marika Peterson, Southside Virginia Community College

Jackie Picco, Estes-Express Lines

Anna Pope, Virginia Retirement System

DaNika Robinson, Virginia Commonwealth University

Tanya Satterwhite, Virginia State University

Kellie Slutzah, Virginia Commonwealth University

Tiffini Smith, Bridging Richmond

Robin Watkins, Virginia Commonwealth University

Joyce Wilkins, Virginia State University

Bernadette Battle, Southside Virginia Community College

Kimberly Bradley, Virginia Commonwealth University

Wanda Brown, City of Richmond

Jennifer Chapman, Virginia Commonwealth University

Jewell Davis, Virginia Commonwealth University

Lanae Dowe, Virginia State University

Sharna Gannaway, Virginia State University

Bonita Glover, Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles

Hannah Hess, Lululemon

Charleyne Kelley, Virginia Commonwealth University

Juanita Lee, JIREH Construction Co. Inc.

Matilda Lynch, Virginia Commonwealth University

Louise Mason, VCU Medical Center

Ashley Pleasants, Virginia Commonwealth University

Jonet Prevost-White, City of Richmond

Lakesha Roney, Innerself Counseling and Consultation

Eileen Truax, Virginia Commonwealth University

Felita Tucker-Battle, Virginia Commonwealth University

Pamela Williams, Virginia Commonwealth University

Marquita Aguilar, Virginia Commonwealth University

Lauren Austin, Feed More

Margaret Booker, Richmond Montessori School

Tina Braden, Virginia Commonwealth University

Tanisha Dorsey, Virginia Department of Social Services

Jennifer Elswick, Virginia Commonwealth University

Paula Giles, City of Richmond

Paula Harpster, Virginia State Government

Jessica Hench, College of William & Mary

Yourdonous James, Virginia State University

Florence Johnson, Virginia Commonwealth University

Ella Jones, Virginia State University

Tiffany Patron, City of Richmond

April Steele, Virginia Commonwealth University

Beverly Walker, Virginia Commonwealth University

Danielle Watkins, Virginia State University

Terry Worrell, Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles

Leslie Bozeman, Virginia Commonwealth University

Marie Chapin, Virginia Commonwealth University

Jacquelyn Cowan, County of Chesterfield

Crystal Crockett, Virginia State University

Gwendolyn Dandridge, Virginia State University

Terri Dickerson, Virginia Commonwealth University

Deborah Farmer, Virginia Commonwealth University

Cheryl Fleming, Office of the Attorney General

Sachiko Goode, Virginia State University

Donna Jackson, Virginia Commonwealth University

Elizabeth Johnson, Virginia Commonwealth University, Center for Institutional Effectiveness

Lisa Miles, University of Richmond

Jasmine Patron, Housing Opportunities Made Equal of VA

Andrea Perseghin, Virginia Commonwealth University

Jennifer Powell, Office of the Attorney General

Victoria Sanders, Sanders for Women's Health

LaTasha Wyche, Virginia Commonwealth University

Pamela Ash, University of Richmond

Felicia Bolling, Southside Community Development and Housing Corporation

Karen Brown-Davis, Virginia Commonwealth University

Jane Dowrick, University of Richmond, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Belinda Friday, Virginia Department of Correctional Education

Judy Gary, Virginia Commonwealth University

Jane Hardell, Henrico Community Corrections Program

Lisa Hatcher Byles, Byles Financial Planning LLC

Marcy Johnson, United Methodist Family Services

Stephanie Kite, Virginia Department of Transportation

Sheena Lyle, Lyle Professional Consulting LLC

Mandy Moffett, Virginia Commonwealth University

Jeannine Perry, Longwood University

Constance Peyton, Virginia Commonwealth University

Duane Robertson, Bank of America

Dionne Shepperson, Virginia Commonwealth University

Valerie Wallen, RTI International

Widad Abed, Richmond Public Schools

Katrina Bagley, McGuire Woods LLP

Connie Ballard, Longwood University

Shiela Battle, Department of Social Services

Carol Brown, Virginia Department of Correctional Education

Lorie Coker, Virginia Commonwealth University

Mary Davis, Spotts Fain PC

Zanetta Ford, Capital Area Partnership Uplifting People

Karen Gilliam, Virginia Commonwealth University

Constance Glenn, City of Richmond

Deborah Hanson, Soul Purpose

Danise Harmon, Virginia Commonwealth University

Valerie Harris, VCU Health System

Amanda Healy, Housing Opportunities Made Equal

Maryann Himes-Fields, University of Virginia

Elke Jack, Anthem

Maro Mitchell, Northern Virginia Community College

Levita Nesbitt, Virginia Education Association

Susan Teague-Rector, IBM Watson Health

Iva Brown, Home Again

LaRuth Ensley, University of Phoenix

Betty Forbes, VCU Medical Center

Karen Gage, Capital One

Beth Harper, St. Joseph's Villa

Rose Hatcher, Aetna

Joyce Johnson, Virginia Heroes Incorporated

Brinda Lee, Metropolitan Technology Solutions, Corp.

Jeanne McNeil, Virginia Commonwealth University

Tiffany Murray, Virginia Commonwealth University

Anita Nadal, School of World Studies

Cassandra Reynolds, Hunton and Williams

Beatrice Robinson, Boaz and Ruth

LaForest F. Williams, Virginia Commonwealth University

Rachelle Booker, Strategic Staffing

K. Johnson Bowles, Longwood Center for the Visual Arts

Katherine Clay-Bassard, Virginia Commonwealth University

Beth Coakley, Virginia Commonwealth University

Annemarie Delgado, Norfolk State University

Christine Diggs, Virginia State University

Angela Duncan, VCU Health System

Julia Galloway, Central Virginia Food Bank

Amy Harris, Richmond Public Schools

Michelle D. Hawkins, Grace E. Harris Leadership Institute

Katherine Vatalaro Hill, VCU Wellness Resource Center

Mia Horace, Virginia Union University

Dawn Howard, Virginia Department of Social Services

Michelle Jones, Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development

Juliette Landphair, University of Mary Washington

Lorae Ponder, Housing Opportunities Made Equal of Virginia Inc.

Julie Sulik, Friends Association for Children

Kate Turner, Media General

Jacqueline Woody, Department of Environmental Resources

Beverly Boone Harris, Norfolk State University

Kimberly Brown, Virginia Tech

Molly Brunk, MST Institute

Karen Casteele, Radford University

Andrea Collins Tatum, Virginia State University

Erica Holmes, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College

Xochela James, Virginia Commonwealth University

Salathia Johnson, Virginia Supportive Housing/ Homebuy 5

Michelle Jones-Finney, James Solomon Russell Middle School

Sonya Lamb, Virginia Commonwealth University

Rachel Maddux, Virginia Commonwealth University

Harriet Morrison, Halifax Community College

Sandra Nutall, Virginia Commonwealth University

Susannah O'Donnell, George Mason University

Faye Prichard, Virginia Commonwealth University

Blair Sanyour, The Nature Conservancy

Monica Spencer, Greater Ebenezer A.M.E Church

Shawn Vinson-Briggs, Saint Paul's College

Geraldine Woodley, Saint Paul's College

Anita Wynn, Saint Paul's College

Veronica Barrell, United Methodist Urban Ministries of Richmond Inc.

Valery Bates-Brown, Virginia State University

Mariama Boney, NAFSA: Association of International Educators

Valerie Wiggins Burke, Brunswick County Department of Social Services

Carolyn Burton, Greater Richmond ARC

Rosalie Corona, Virginia Commonwealth Univerisity

Jean Elliott, Virginia Tech

Zarina Fazaldin, L and Z Historic LLC

Dorothy Fillmore, Virginia Commonwealth University

Tracy Hakala, James Madison University

Greta Harris, Better Housing Coalition

Ellen Krauss, St. Christopher's School

Lucretia McCulley, University of Richmond Libraries, University of Richmond

Margaret McGugan, Virginia Employment Commission

Pamela Norris, University of Virginia

Tracy Richardson, Virginia Commonwealth University

Betty Richardson Reppert, Virginia Commonwealth University

Jackie Tugman, Virginia Military Institute

Jacqueline Anderson, School of Theology, Virginia Union University

Deidre Bryant, Choose Your Provider

Denise Cooper, Richmond Behavioral Health Authority

Selena Cozart, University of Virginia

Charlene Crawley, Virginia Commonwealth University

Miriam Davidow, Richmond City Public Schools

Molly Davis, George Mason University

Torey Edmonds, Virginia Commonwealth University

Paula Freeman, VCU, Academic Technology

Laverne Hanes-Stevens, New Seasons Counseling, Coaching and Consulting

Valerie Holton, Virginia Commonwealth University

Kristen Jacobson, Lutheran Pastor/Bon Secours Richmond

Wanda Martin, Hanover Community Services

Angelina Overvold, Virginia Commonwealth University

Vivian Pair, Hendall Inc.

Paula Parker, Union Presbyterian Seminary

Tammy Rose, Strengthening Families Program/Jewish Community Federation of Richmond

Wanda Rue, Transformation Retreats Inc.

Susan Sekerke, The Daily Planet 

Carol Uzzle, Reveille United Methodist Church

Johnette Walker, East District Family Resource Center

Cricket White, Initiatives of Change

Lisa Williams, McKesson Corp.

Denise Wise, East Team Board

Lynn Woodson, University of Virginia

Lynda Sharp Anderson, Senior Center of Greater Richmond

Helen Aspaas, Virginia Commonwealth University

Doris Batts, Rising Mt. Zion Baptist Church

Sandra Weaver Brownlee, First African Baptist Church

Deborah M. Burton, Living Word of God Tabernacle of Deliverance

Pamela Chavis, Medical University of South Carolina

Kimberly Clark, Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology

Littycia Clay-Crawley, Faith Community Baptist Church

Christine Damrose-Mahlmann, Tidewater Community College

Sharon Dawson, College of Humanities and Sciences

She'ron Fields, Greene Elementary

Marilyn Fitts, Faith Community Baptist Church

Peggy Friedenberg, Congregation Beth Ahabah

Faith Harris, Virginia Union University

Queen Harris, Fifth Baptist Church

Kathy Henderson, Mt. Carmel Baptist Church

Debora Logan, Trinity Baptist Church

Dudley Luck, Mary Baldwin College

Aleta Meyer, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Mary Parnell, Exodus Family Institute Inc.

Jennifer Phillips, Virginia Commonwealth University

Kammi Phillips, Saint Paul's Baptist Church

Donna Reamy, Virginia Commonwealth University

Barbara Robbins, Rocky Hill Stables

Katherine Weese, Hampden-Sydney College

Valerie Williams, Resurrection Ministry Inc.

Farra Worrell, Women of Grace Ministries

Faye Belgrave, Virginia Commonwealth University

C. Delores Booker, First African Baptist Church

MarQuita Carmichael Burton, Mt. Olivet Baptist Church

Johnna Coleman-Yates, Tidewater Community College

Veverley Coverton-Brown, Mt. Olive Baptist Church

Gloria W. Flowers, Sheltering Arms Physical Rehab Hospital

Giola Forbes, New Deliverance Evangelistic Church

D. Patricia Gray, Virginia Commonwealth University

Sylvia Singleton Harris, First Baptist Church

Camisha Jones, University of Richmond

Brenda Jordan-Shelton

Delores McQuinn, Mt. Olive Baptist Church

Gladys Nunnally, Virginia State University

Valerie Salaam, Richmond City Council

Elizabeth Gayle Walker, Union Theological Seminary and Presbyterian School

Lynne Washington, Episcopal Diocese of Virginia

Beverly Abdus-Sabur, Richmond City Public Schools

Zenoria Adbus-Salaam, Masjid Bilal

Brenda Brown, Henrico County

Daphne Bryan, Hayes E. Willis Health Center

Paige Chargois, Hope in the Cities

Christine El Amin, Masjio Bilal

Patty Hale, Lynchburg College

Judy Horton, Suburban Hospital

Cheryl Ivey Green, First Baptist Church of South Richmond

Gwen Mansini, Mechanicsville Christian Center

Judy McMillan, Tidewater Community College

Wanda Mitchell, Hampton University

Cheryl Mitchem, Virginia State University

Katrinia Murray, Fourth Baptist Church

Mari Normyle, Ruffalo Noel Levitz

Mary Katherine O'Connor, Virginia Commonwealth University

Mary O'Neill, Northern Virginia Community College

Valerie Taylor, Word of Life Ministries

Roberta Walker, Westwood Baptist Church

Kim Ward, Virginia Union University

Beverly Warren, Virginia Commonwealth University

Heather Warren, University of Virginia

Elsie Weatherington, Virginia State University

Dorothy Winningham, New Bethel Christian Fellowship International