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Governing Body members represent localities across Virginia

The Governing Body is comprised of 17 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.


Nikki Duncan-Talley

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
Brad Perry
Communications and Development Officer

CarMax - Richmond

Marybeth Adkins

Family Crisis Support Services - Norton
Samantha Clarke

LAWS Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services - Loudoun
Rosalind Cook

New Directions, Inc. - Staunton
Cortney Fisher

Finch Strategies, LLC
Josephine Gonzalez

LAWS Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services - Loudoun
Ted Heck

Virginia Department of Health - Richmond
Lenora Jones Elliott

Shelter for Help in Emergency - Charlottesville
Alejandro Prince

Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities- Henrico
Tremayne Robertson

VCU Massey Cancer Center - Richmond
Claire Hylton Sheppard

Community volunteer - Ashland
Fatima Smith

Virginia Union University - Richmond
Gretchen Soto

Fairfax County Department of Family Services - Fairfax
Ellen Yackel

Haven Shelter and Services - Warsaw

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