Podium 2022
Young Professionals Board

Podium RVA’s Young Professionals Board aims to shape the future of youth education and development by supporting the growth of young professionals in community and youth services. The YP Board creates opportunities for young leaders to build relationships, expand skills, and advance their careers. Meeting monthly, all resources and fundraising conducted by the YP Board supports Podium youth writers and programs.


Board of Directors' Liaison

YP Board Officers

Dean McKnight, Chair

Communities In Schools

Jillian Olson, MSW, Vice Chair

Richmond Behavioral Health Authority

Kavin Jackson, Treasurer

Podium Alum

Kayleigh Crandell, Events Chair

The Richmond Forum


Ella Donahue