Meet the Foundation Members

The Virginia Service Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization, established and operated as a direct support organization to assist The Governor’s Advisory Board on Service and Volunteerism in Virginia. The Foundation raises funds to assist the Advisory Board in accomplishing its goals of supporting volunteerism and service in the Commonwealth. The Foundation’s activities are guided by a voluntary board of directors.

2016-2017 Board of Directors


Mark Fero (Ruther Glen)
Programs and Public Safety Financial Manager, Office of the Attorney General

Board Members

Jessica Bowser (Alexandria)
Professional Educator and Advocate for Public Education

Elizabeth Childress (Richmond)
Student, University of Richmond Law School

Vellie Dietrich-Hall (Cullen)
Owner, Diamond Hill. A Retreat

Ashley Hall (Richmond)
Manager, Capital Region Collaborative

C.B. Sinclair (Hopewell)
AFL-CIO Liason, United Way of Greater Richmond and Petersburg

Amy Nisenson (Manakin Sabot)
Executive Director, The Mary Morton Parsons Foundation & Nonprofit Consultant