LVCA Board of Directors


Jonathan Chasen

Managing Director; Private Wealth Financial Advisor - Investments at Wells Fargo Advisors

Vice President

Achla Marathe

Biocomplexity Institute at the University of Virginia; Literacy Volunteers Tutor


Jeanne Nicholson Siler

Fellowship Program Director at Virginia Humanities; Literacy Volunteers Tutor


Robierre Nderitu 

Fiscal and Project Manager at the UVA Institute of Engagement and Negotiation; a former Literacy Volunteers tutor

Portia Boggs

Director of Development for the Chris Long Foundation; MS Nonprofit Management, 2023

Helen Cauthen

President, Central Virginia Partnership for Economic Development; Literacy Volunteers Tutor

MaryLewis Meador

Yoga Therapist & Instructor; Literacy Volunteers Tutor

Larry Peppers

Dean Emeritus of the School of Commerce, Economics, and Politics at Washington and Lee University; Literacy Volunteers Tutor

Bitsy Waters

Retired Urban and Environmental Planning Mediator/Facilitator; former Mayor of Charlottesville

Guillermo Martinez Lopez

Success Agent Finances, University of Virginia
Literacy Volunteers student

Esra Yavuz

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Radiologist. 
Literacy Volunteers student

Jasmine Yoon

Vice President, Corporate Integrity, Ethics & Investigations, Capital One 

Peter Drake

Retired educator in low-income urban environments

Pro Literacy Guidestar Platinum