Community Advocacy Council

Lisa Atkinson
Deputy Director, Virginia Department of Housing & Community Development (DHCD)

Shannon Blevins
Director, University of Virginia-Wise (UVA)

Kelly Cannon
Director of Community & Member Engagement, Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association

Charles Carter
Vice President, First Bank & Trust

Todd Christensen
Executive Director, Southwest Virginia Cultural Heritage Foundation

Steve Galyean
Director, Virginia Tourism Corporation

Mike Hawkins
Director of Community Housing, Virginia Housing Development Authority (VHDA)

Shea Hollifield
Shea Hollifield

Lisa Hull
Economic Development & Tourism Coordinator, Northern Neck Planning District Commission

Jody Keenan
State Director, Virginia SBDC Network

Jill McCormick
Executive Director, Cabell Foundation

Penny McPherson
VP, Senior Community Development Officer, Wells Fargo

Earl Reynolds
City of Danville

Carolyn Spohrer
Deputy Director, Virginia Community Action Partnership

Seson Taylor
AVP, Development Advisor, PNC Bank

Chris Thompson
Director of Strategic Housing, Virginia Housing Development Authority (VHDA)

Amy Thompson
Project Specialist, Noah Enterprises Inc

Marjette Upshur
Director, City of Lynchburg

Kent Ware
Director, Rural Business Cooperative Programs, USDA/Rural Development VA

Kathy Wheeler
President & CEO, Community Business Partnership