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Faison's Boards

The Faison Center is supported by volunteer boards made up of community and professional leaders in the Richmond, Virginia, area. The boards provide financial oversight and strategic guidance, support fundraising and development goals, build awareness in the community, and foster partnerships with other organizations and individuals.


The Faison Center Board Members

  • Alan Kirshner - Chairman Emeritus

  • Don Faison, Jr. - Chairman

  • Paul C. Edmunds, II - Vice Chairman

  • John Lewis - Secretary 

  • Richard M. Davis, Jr

  • Duane A. Deskevich

  • Lynne Faison

  • Chitra Jain

  • Stanley K. Joynes, III

  • Alex Martin

  • William Murray

  • John G. Myers, Jr.

  • Lucille Wagner

The Faison Clinical Advisory Council

  • Dr. Lewis Hagopian, Ph.D., Director of the Neurobehavioral Unit, Department of Behavioral Psychology, Kennedy Krieger Institute

  • Dr. R. Douglas Greer, Professor of Psychology and Education, Teachers College at Columbia University

  • Dr. Melissa Nelson, local pediatrician

  • Terry J Page, Ph.D., BCBA-D

  • Joshua K Pritchard, Ph.D., BCBA-D, Southern Illinois University

The Faison Center Junior Board

  • Trevor Adams

  • Marshall Beale

  • Marlana Cirillo

  • Grace Davis, Co-Chair

  • Bryan Defino

  • Jimmy Gift

  • Nada Golden

  • Taylor Kopocis

  • Shelby Lancaster

  • Emily Laux

  • Kate Little

  • Charles Matthews

  • John Mumper

  • Molly Newcomb, Co-Chair

  • Jill Norris

  • Cassie Rawles

  • Jessica Reaves

  • Brantley Scott

  • Sara-Ellen Snow

  • Lindsay Swain

  • Jessica Taylor

  • Emma Weiss


Ph: (804) 612 - 1947

Fax: (804) 612 - 1955


5311 Markel Road

Richmond, VA 23230

The Faison Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, creed, or gender.

The Faison School is accredited by CABAS® and VAISEF, whose accreditation process has been approved by the Virginia Council for Private Education as authorized by the Virginia State Board of Education. The School is licensed by the Virginia Department of Education. The Behavioral Health Clinic and Adult and Residential Services are licensed by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services.

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