Board of Young Professionals 2021-2022


Lindsay Dillon, Chair

BB&T Scott and Stringfellow

Marly Santoro, Vice-Chair

State Corporation Commission

Davis Barry –  Agili, P.C.

Whitney Biggers – Capital One

Emma Byrne – The Literacy Lab

Greg Crapanzano – Williams Mullen

Regan Dillon – HCA Healthcare

Heather Farber – United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg

Rochelle Fisher –  SAS Institute

Will Hamilton – SunTrust Bank

Shiloh Houseworth – Mitchell Wiggins

Nathan Kramer – Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Katie Meehan – VSC Fire & Security

Kattie Nichols –HandCraft Linen Services

Maggie Nichols –HandCraft Linen Services

Natalie Rees – Mitchell Wiggins

Delysia Riddick – Child Development Resources (CDR) & The Infant & Toddler Specialist Network

Jeremy Santoro – Children’s Hospital of Richmond and VCU Health

Rommi Shtayyeh – Owens & Minor

Erica Sieg – Chesterfield County Court System

J.J. Siegner – Allen, Allen, Allen, and Allen

Chris Sill – SIMA Financial Group

Ashley Silva- Dominion Energy

Sydney Sparks – Harris Williams

Lindsey Strachan – IslerDare

Jessica Strauser – Chesterfield Circuit Court

Sarah Swann – Deloitte

Adrienne C. Taylor – St. Catherine’s School

Valentina Vega – Medical Society of Virginia

Click here to download an application to join the BYP. 
Please return completed application to Sarah Mersereau at

Responsibilities of the Board of Young Professionals:

The Board of Young Professionals (BYP) is responsible for developing and implementing an annual Signature Project providing BYP members with an opportunity to participate in an activity for the children and families served by SCAN.  The BYP also is responsible for developing and implementing an annual fundraising event or campaign that encourages giving to SCAN by young professionals in the Greater Richmond Area.

Board members serve for terms of two years and are able to serve unlimited terms.  Applying members must be between the ages of 22 and 35. If a member turns 35 during the course of their term, they are eligible to stay on the BYP.  The Board of Young Professionals does not receive any compensation.

Responsibilities of Individual Board Members:

  • Be informed about the mission, goals, programs, and policies of SCAN as well as child abuse and neglect issues.
  • Promote the above in the community at large.
  • Participate in public education and fundraising events.
  • Make an annual cash donation and assist in fundraising.
  • Serve on a minimum of one standing committee.
  • Suggest and recruit possible nominees to the BYP who share in the mission of the BYP and GRSCAN.
  • Attend and participate in all BYP meetings and standing committee meetings.
  • Serve as an ambassador for SCAN to any special group(s) represented by the Member.
  • Stewards of Children and SCAN Equity Training within first year of service.
Updated 5/14/2021

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