Podium RVA Team


Podium RVA Staff


Vicki Yeroian, MSW

Executive Director

Candace Weather

Program Director

I- Kamilah Hiwott

Program Lead

Gonzalo Campero

Program Lead


Alumni Site Leads


An Alumni Site Lead is a graduated former participant from one of Podium's writing and/or leadership programs. Through the creation of our Pedestal Fund, Podium is pleased to offer stipends for alumni to run program projects or events throughout the year.


Christine Singleton

Fall 2021 Alumni Site Lead

Daeron Bacon

Spring 2021 Alumni Site Lead

Destiny Brown

Summer 2020 Alumni Site Lead

Savon Thompson

Fall 2019 Alumni Site Lead


Alumni Contributors for The Podium


The Podium is a new publication and professional development opportunity for recently graduated Podium alumni. Through the creation of our Pedestal Fund, Podium is pleased to offer stipends for alumni to contribute submissions to our digital publication, The Podium.


Alumni Contributors


Destiny Hall-Harper,
Richmond Community HS class of 2018

Kavin Jackson,
John Marshall HS class of 2018

Tracy Fleming,
Thomas Jefferson HS class of 2019

RaJahne' Harris,
Thomas Jefferson HS class of 2019

Tristan Wynn,
Thomas Jefferson HS class of 2019

Dareon Bacon,
Thomas Jefferson HS class of 2019

Ashantay Coleman,
Thomas Jefferson HS class of 2021

2021 - 2022 Volunteers & Interns


  • Anna Balch
  • Lilly Cook
  • Melvisha Hathaway
  • M. Kamara
  • Sophie Kuligowski
  • Caroline Richards
  • Brie Roberts
  • Marisa Ruotolo
  • Moira Snyder
  • Delilah Trotter
  • Lilly Worrell