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Governing Body members represent localities across Virginia

The Governing Body is comprised of 20 members who are responsible for the governance of the Action Alliance and guide its policies. Under Action Alliance by-laws, the Governing Body has representation from all geographic areas of Virginia, at least one-third of representatives are from member sexual and domestic violence agencies, at least one-third of representatives are survivors, and at least one-third of representatives are of historically oppressed communities in Virginia.


Raven Freeborn

Community Strategist - Northern Virginia
Alejandro Prince
Strategic Impact Officer

Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities- Henrico
Nikki Duncan-Talley
Communications and Development Officer

New Virginia Majority- Hampton Roads
Laura Beth Weaver
Finance Officer

Women's Resource Center of the New River Valley - Radford
Virginia Powell
Leadership Development and Governance Officer

Community volunteer - Richmond

Marybeth Adkins

Family Crisis Support Services - Norton
Samantha Clarke

LAWS, Loudoun Citizens for Social Justice - Loudoun
Rosalind Cook

New Directions, Inc. - Staunton
Cortney Fisher

Community Volunteer
Josephine Gonzalez

LAWS, Loudoun Citizens for Social Justice - Loudoun
Ted Heck

Virginia Department of Health - Richmond
Lenora Jones Elliott

Shelter for Help in Emergency - Charlottesville
Sam Page

Oakwood Arts, Richmond
Brad Perry

CarMax - Richmond
Tremayne Robertson

VCU Massey Cancer Center - Richmond
Claire Hylton Sheppard

Community volunteer - Ashland
Fatima Smith

Virginia Commonwealth University - Richmond
Gretchen Soto

Fairfax County Department of Family Services - Fairfax
Ellen Yackel

Haven Shelter and Services - Warsaw

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