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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

  • Andrea L. Hill

  • Jim Hope

  • Chitra Jain

  • Stanley K. Joynes, III

  • Alex Martin

  • William Murray

  • John G. Myers, Jr.

The Faison Clinical Advisory Council

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

  • 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