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The Recent Graduate Council is two-year volunteer commitment on an advisory board, open to anyone who has graduated from VCU in the past 10 years. Applications for council openings are accepted each spring. Members represent some of the best and brightest alumni of the past decade, and they help develop and implement engagement strategies to help their peers connect with one another, and the university, in new and exciting ways.

Applications for the 2021 class are closed. Selections will be announced by May 29.

For questions, contact Allison Toney, associate director of outreach and engagement – student and recent graduate programs, ataktoney@vcu.edu.

Council members

2021 class
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Photo of Breonne Brooks Photo of Jessica Diaz
Breonne Brooks
(B.S.’15/H&S)
  Jessica Diaz
(B.A.’18/H&S; B.A.’18/H&S; M.T.’18/E)
     
Photo of Madeline Doane    Photo of Christina Edwards
Madeline Doane
(B.A.’20/H&S; B.A.’20/WS)
  Christina Edwards
(B.A.’12/A; Cert.’12/DVC)
     
Photo of John Gregory   Photo of Sarah Izabel 
John Gregory, Ph.D.
(Ph.D.’17/GPA)
  Sarah Izabel
(B.S.’20/H&S)
     
Photo of Christopher Jones   Photo of Kalyann Kauv
Christopher Jones
(B.S.’15/B)
  Kalyann Kauv, Pharm.D.
(B.S.’13/H&S; Pharm.D.’17/P)
     
Photo of Sarah Kilmon    Photo of Jonathan Kinsey
Sarah Kilmon
(B.S.’17/MC)
  Jonathan Kinsey
(M.P.A.’12/GPA)
     
    Photo of Aja Moore
Travis Lewis
(B.S.’11/B)
  Aja Moore
(B.A.’19/H&S)
   
     
Photo of Kandis Moran-Jimenez   Photo of Alton Reid 
Kandis Moran-Jimenez
(B.S.’21/H&S)
  Alton Reid
(B.S.’13/H&S)
     
Photo of Shawn Soares    
  Shawn Soares
(B.S.’19/B)
  Krystle Seawright
(B.S.’10/B)
     
  Photo of Tina Turner    
Tina Turner
(B.S.’16/B)
  Zoe Walton
(B.I.S.’18/H&S; M.T.’18/E)
     
Photo of Dominique Wormley     
Dominique Wormley
(B.S.’15/B)
   

 

2020 class
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Headshot of Lamees Abourahma  Headshot of Lauren Brocious
Lamees Abourahma
(M.B.A.’15/B)
  Lauren Brocious
(B.S.’20/MC)
     
Photo of Lester Brown   Headshot placeholder
Lester Brown
(B.S.’09/H&S)
  Robert Chisley
(B.S.’14/H&S)
     
Headshot of Shakeema Daniels  
Shakeema Daniels
(B.A.’11/H&S)
  Heather Dickerson
(B.S.’16/N)
     
Headshot of Tanya Diggs- Fountain    Photo of Helga Gonda
Tanya Diggs-Fountain
(B.I.S.’18/UC)
  Helga Gonda
(B.S.’14/B)
     
Headshot of Renee Harris    Headshot of Miea Hicks
Renee Harris
(B.S.’13/GPA; M.S.’19/GPA)
  Miea Hicks
(B.A.’17/H&S; B.S.’17/B)
     
Headshot of Deja Howard     
Deja Howard
(B.S.W.’17/SW)
  Jonathan Mathes
(B.S.’13/B; M.B.A.’19/B)
     
Headshot of Tiera Morgan    Headshot of Christopher McIntosh
Tiera Mcguire
(B.S.’12/B)
  Christopher McIntosh
(M.A.’14/GPA)
     
Headshot of Ben Plache    Headshot of Hayley Pottle
Ben Plache
(B.A.’11/H&S; M.A.’13/H&S)
  Hayley Pottle
(B.S.’17/MC)
     
Headshot of Yann Reichelt    Headshot of Alexander Sausen
Yann Reichelt
(B.S.’14/B)
  Alexander Sausen
(B.A.’19/A)
     
Headshot of Melissa Stamp    Headshot of Maribel Street-McMutt
Melissa Stamp
(B.S.’18/MC; Cert.’18/DVC)
  Maribel Street-McMutt
(M.S.’15/GPA; Cert.’15/GPA)
     
Headshot of Emily Todd     
Emily Todd
(B.F.A.’14/A)
  Christina Tulloch
(B.S.’16/H&S)
     
Headshot of Aaron Varella    Headshot of Rachel Walstead
Aaron Varella
(B.S.’19/B)
  Rachel Walstead, Ph.D.
(B.S.’14/LS)
     
Headshot of Sara Yaseen    
Sara Yaseen
(B.A.’17/H&S)
   

 

Previous council members
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Marilynn Abraham
(Cert.’15/HP)
 

Ricardo Adams
(B.A.’14/H&S)

     
2019 Recent Grad Council member Brisker    Headshot of member Campbell 
Daniel Brisker
(B.S.’09/H&S)
  Ebony Campbell
(M.S.’14/B)
     
2019 Recent Grad Council member Coloumb    Head shot of RGC member Davis 
Andrew Coulomb
(B.A.’11/H&S)
  Javon Davis
(B.S.’14/GPA;
B.A.’14/GPA;
Cert.’15/GPA;
M.P.A.’16/GPA)
     
     
Wesley Dawson
(B.A.’14/H&S) 
  Summer Griffin
(B.A.’16/GPA) 
     
     
Jewlyus Grigsby
(B.S.’17/H&S) 
  Katherine Higgins
(B.S.’14/H&S)
     
2019 Recent Grad Council member Jefferson    Head shot of RGC member Jeffries 
Britney Jefferson
(B.S.’13/H&S) 
  Brian Jeffries
(B.S.’18/B)  
     
Head shot of RGC member Jones    Head shot of RGC member Joyner 
Jediah Jones
(M.S.’11/H&S)  
  Stephanie Joyner
(B.S.’13/H&S) 
     
Headshot of member Peak    Head shot of RGC member Pierce 
Chase Peak
(B.M.’11/A) 
  Timothy Pierce, Pharm.D.
(B.I.S.’11/H&S;
Pharm.D.’15/P)
  
 
     
Head shot of RGC member Randhawa     
Saher Randhawa
(B.S.’14/H&S)
  Rachel Rodney
(B.S.’11/B)  
     
Head shot of RGC member Schindler    Head shot of RGC member Straughter 
Emily Schindler
(B.A.’10/A)   
  Trevon Straughter
(B.S.’16/H&S)  
     
    Headshot of Ashley Williams 
Vikhyath Veeramachaneni
(B.A.’14/H&S) 
  Ashley Williams
(B.S.’16/H&S)   
 
     
Head shot of RGC member Williams     
Debrielle Williams
(B.S.’13/H&S)  
  Jennifer Winnagle
(B.S.’06/B; M.S.’08/E)