The Young Professionals Council is a dynamic group of individuals united by a desire to increase the visibility, understanding and community support of The Doorways in the RVA community.
The group aims to increase visibility through fundraising and awareness events, including ‘Splatter That Matters’, A Paintball Tournament Benefiting The Doorways. All proceeds from Young Professionals Council events are donated to The Doorways to support the cost of housing guests during their stay. Committee members are also encouraged to act as leaders and ambassadors for The Doorways by providing volunteer and community outreach support and are integral points of contact for The Doorways Staff and Board of Directors.
To support The Doorways through acts of generosity, hospitality and compassion and to develop additional resource streams through innovative fundraising and awareness initiatives.
The Young Professionals Council strives to make The Doorways a leading presence in Richmond, synonymous with hospitality and compassion during times of medical crisis.
Officers & Council Members
|Casey Coleman, President
Henrico County Commonwealth’s Attorney
|Benjamin Vokes, Vice President
Commonwealth Lighting of Virginia
|Jennifer Poma, UDig
Secretary & Membership Chair
|Rebecca Vokes, VCU Health System
|Audry Dubon, American Heart Association
PR & Social Media Co-Chair
|Jessica Wells, HomeAgain
PR & Social Media Co-Chair
|Alex Foley, Owens & Minor||Matt Riley, Meadows Urquhart Acree & Cook|
|Amanda Gill, Keiter||Matt Smith|
|Annie Fruhwald, The Doorways||Matt Williams, Acima Private Wealth|
|Ellen Hwang, Virginia Credit Union||Patrick Kennedy, Clover Hill High School|
|Emily Caldwell||Regan Gifford, The Doorways|
|J.C. Poma, Richmond Region Tourism||Sarah Stack, The Doorways|
|J.D. Drasbek||Scott Siegner, LeClair Ryan|
|Jennifer Miller, Sheltering Arms Rehabilitation Center||Sharonda Cousins, Altria|
|Juliana Thomas, Richmond Region Tourism||Soraya Harris, Pietech|
|Kayla Waltman||Taylor Paul, Virginia Tourism Corporation|
|Landon Bland, CentiMark||Thomas Perry, Wells Fargo Advisors|
|Lara D’Antonio, Virginia Community Healthcare Association||Trevor Adams, BB&T Scott & Stringfellow|
|Lauren French, One Digital Health & Benefits||Virginia Moore, Capital One|
Next Meeting: Thursday, May 31st – 6:30pm at Vasen Brewing in Scott’s Addition.
How to Get Involved:
To join or to recommend a friend for membership, please complete our Young Professionals Council registration form below. You will receive e-mails about volunteer opportunities, special events and updates about The Doorways and the Young Professionals Council. If you have questions, please contact Regan Gifford at [email protected] or visit www.thedoorways.org. Note: Prospective members who cannot commit to a yearlong term or to joining an event committee can become a ‘Friend’ of the Young Professionals Council by filling out the application and having their name added to the mailing list to receive information on meetings and events.