Welcome to the Virginia Leadership Academy Alumni Chapter landing page. Here you can easily find all the unique programs and services the alumni chapter has to offer. Take a moment to catch up on current initiatives, testimonials, finding friends, or pursuing class photos. If you would like to support the VLA Alumni Chapter, see the 2016 VLA Dues section below.
Alumni Mission Statement
To serve the Virginia REALTORS® Leadership Academy by furthering the highest standards of the Academy; by seeking out, informing, encouraging and assisting outstanding, qualified REALTORS® to pursue leadership roles at the Local, State, and National Associations; and by initiating and sponsoring activities which will perpetuate the history, traditions, memories and growth of the Academy and bind alumni together in support of the highest ideals of leadership, citizenship and professionalism.
VLA Alumni Board
Chair Katrina M Smith, GRI, ABR, Class of 2011
Vice Chair Suzanne M Brady, ABR, Class of 2010
Treasurer Vonda Lea Lacey, GRI, CRS, Class of 2009
Member Lynn G Grimsley, GRI, ABR, CRS, SRES, Class of 2005
Member Mary Bayat, GRI, Class of 2005
Member Sherry U Bailey, GRI, Class of 2006
Member Susan S Mekenney, GRI, ABR, CRS, GREEN, Class of 2006
Member Jeanne P Hockaday, GRI, CRB, CRS, SFR, Class of 2007
Member Lynn Wagner, ABR, Class of 2008
Member Alice Limroth, ABR, SRES, Class of 2009
Member Thomas L Campbell, GRI, ABR, Class of 2011
Member Barbara M Sgueglia, Class of 2013
Member Leigh Anne Losh, Class of 2013
Member Marina Marchesani, Class of 2015
Member Fatima Pereira-Shepherd, GRI, Class of 2015
2017 Alumni Initiatives
"Developing Future Leaders"
The VLA Alumni will take an active role in promoting VLA classes, providing input for class curriculum, and developing the future leaders within the industry. By mentoring other leaders within the REALTOR® industry, the VLA Alumni strive to uphold the integrity and professionalism of REALTORS®.
"The Virginia Leadership Academy Scholarship Program"
The VLA Alumni seeks to assist with the development of ethical and professional leaders within the REALTOR(R) industry. The VLA Scholarship Program provides financial support to selected VLA Class applicants who are chosen to participate in the program.
"Reconnecting VLA Alumni Classes"
The VLA Alumni are uniquely equipped with the skills and resources to sponsor events for the current and future leaders. The VLA Alumni Board is investing in several initiatives to connect and network leaders across the Commonwealth.
As an alumni in good standing, you will be eligble to serve on the Alumni Board, participate in the selection of future classes, and given opportunities to network with the current and past classes. Funds provide direct support to the scholarship program and sponsoring networking events in conjunction with class retreats. Click on 'Pay 2017 VLA Alumni Dues' above to be directed to your dashboard where you will see the open account balance for $40.00.
Alumni Class Photos
VLA CLASS OF 2015
VLA CLASS OF 2013
VLA CLASS OF 2011
VLA CLASS OF 2010
VLA CLASS OF 2009
VLA CLASS OF 2008
VLA CLASS OF 2007
VLA CLASS OF 2006
VLA CLASS OF 2005