Volunteer Staff

Board of Directors

Please visit our Board of Directors page.

Government Affairs

Karen Skelton, Annandale – Government Affairs Director
Scott Price, Richmond – Lobbyist
Jim Angel, Fairfax – Media Liaison

Barb Benfante, Chesapeake – Monitor
Lillian Brown, Sterling – Monitor
Tim Fite, Midlothian – Monitor
Chuck Gritton, Sterling – Monitor
Robert Johnson, Sandy Hook – Monitor
Jill Keeley, Oak Hill – Monitor
Penny Sellers, Richmond – Monitor
Will Shaw, Zions Crossroads – Monitor
Amy Wilson, Woodbridge – Monitor
Greg Holland – Monitor


Christi Macomber, DoswellMembership
Traci Feldhousen, South Riding – New Member Packet Coordinator

VaHomeschoolers Voice

Cynthia L. Murrell, NorfolkManaging Editor
Rena Corey, Reston – Copy Editor
Jenny Ragsdale, Manassas – Copy Editor
Erin Scherger, Oak Hill – Copy Editor
Alyson Plante, Sandy Hook – Graphic Designer
Vicki Wawrzyniec, Falls Church – Submissions Manager
Anne Marie Pecha, Leesburg – Family Learning Ideas Editor
Heather Smithson, King George – Roads Scholars Editor
Michele Kendzie, FredericksburgPhotography Editor
Parrish Mort, Cartersville – Publisher

Outreach and Online Communications

Stephanie Elms, AnnandaleWebsite Administrator
Jean Byrd, Alexandria – Website Technical Manager
Kendra Niehaus, South Riding – Announcement List Administrator
Kendra Niehaus, Suuth Riding – Facebook Editor
DeeDee Sauter, Richmond – VaHomeschoolers Connection Blog Editor
Katie Slavnik, Gloucester – One Homeschool Life Editor
Crickett Brown, Powhatan – Road Trips Editor
Could be YOU! – Outreach Materials

Helpline/Help Desk

Robin Martin, Chesterfield – Helpline Manager
Jennifer Breseman, Reston – Helpline Support
Florence Brooks, Rockville – Helpline Support
Ann Duncan, – Helpline Support
Stephanie Elms, Annandale – Helpline Support
Jennifer Grove-Bradshaw, Centreville – Helpline Support
Parrish Mort, Cartersville – Helpline Support
Leslie Nathaniel, Springfield – Helpline Support
Kendra Niehaus, South Riding- Helpline Support
Courtney Roberts, Ashland – Helpline Support
Pamela Schmidt, Bluemont – Helpline Support
Erin Sherger, Herndon - Helpline Support
Karen Skelton, Annandale – Helpline Support
Barb Benfante, ChesapeakeHelpdesk Manager
Marjorie Cole, Falls Church – Helpdesk Support


DeeDee Sauter, Catlett – Finance Chair
Caroline Graham, CulpeperBox Tops for Education Coordinator


Victoria Hook, Vienna – Volunteer Coordinator

Regional Coordinators

RC Group Coordinator  – Kathryn Riding 
– Stacy Sin
Charlottesville – Silvia Barrett 
Danville – Laurette Greenfield
Loudon – Stephanie Carlson
Fredericksburg- Kelly Phong
Portsmouth – Liz Abrams
Pulaski – Amber Walker
Roanoke – Rebecca Esch
Springfield – Michelle Smith
Sterling – Bahar Picariello

Special Projects

Ann Duncan, Midlothian – Scholarship Researcher and Database Manager

Conference Leadership

Conference Chair – Krystal McDonald
Vendor Chair - Tricia Wankum
Speaker Chair – Renee Jackson
Volunteer Coordinator – Tabitha Stacy
Registrar – DeeDee Sauter
Family Programming Coordinator – Parrish Mort
Onsite Family Programming – Laurette and Jeff Greenfield
Used Resource Fair – Amy Anderson
Graphic Designer –
Doug Fuller
Registration Booklet/Program Editor –
Sarah Fite
Catering Key Leader –
Rachel Spigarelli
Insert Advertising/Totebags –
Laura Randers-Pehrson
Conference Announcement Administrator –
Erin Scherger
Calendar Updates Coordinator –
Sara Kohrs
Conference Press Release Development Coordinator –
Anna Kim
Evaluations –
Michelle Avda
Ice Cream Social
– Kelly Phong
Teen Party – Dena Jensen
Art/Science/Talent Show – Heidi Rugg
Sign Coordinator – Anne Schofield
Site Manager – Barb Benfante
Volunteer Lounge – Cindy Watson
Lodging – Lois Curling
Snack Bar Keyleader - Lori Willis and Kelly McCants

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