Institute Advisory Council

Lashrecse Aird
Delegate, 63rd District
Virginia House of Delegates
Commonwealth of Virginia

Kevin Allison
Professor, Psychology, L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs
Senior Executive for Special Projects, Office of the President
Virginia Commonwealth University

Amy Armstrong
Associate Dean of Faculty Development
Associate Professor & Chair
Department of Rehabilitation Counseling
College of Health Professions
Virginia Commonwealth University

Sindy Binavedes
Chief Executive Officer
League of United Latin American Citizen

Peter Blake
Director
State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV)

Tracey Dunn
Congressional Liaison
US Department of Housing and Urban Development

Carmen Foster
Principal Consultant
Forward and Wise Consulting LLC

Jullian Harrison
Licensed Realtor
Jullian Knows RVA

Michelle Johnson
County Administrator
Charles City County

Robyn McDougle
Director, Center for Public Policy
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs
Virginia Commonwealth University

Marcus Messner
Area Associate Dean
College of Humanities and Sciences
Professor and Eminent Scholar
Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture
Virginia Commonwealth University

Lorae Ponder
Associate Minister for Leadership Development
Mount Tabor Baptist Church, Richmond, VA

Ed Reed
Vice President
Two Capitols Consulting

Dietra Trent
Vice President for Compliance, Diversity & Ethics and Sr. Advisor to the President
George Mason University

Marylin West
Chair and CEO
M.H. West & Co., Inc. 

Karen Wilson
Program Management Executive
Bank of America