A distinguished host committee welcomes national and international guests to the Healing History conference in Richmond, Virginia, April 6-9, 2015


Wallace Adams-Riley, St Paul’s Episcopal Church

Edward L. Ayers, University of Richmond

Dana T. Bedden, Richmond Public Schools

Brian K. Blount, Union Presbyterian Seminary

Benjamin P. Campbell, Richmond Hill Community

Betsy B. Carr, Virginia General Assembly

Duron L. Chavis, Virginia State University

Thomas N. Chewning, The Community Foundation

Christy S. Coleman, American Civil War Museum

Richard Cullen, McGuire Woods LLP

Michelle Saka El, Tawheed Prep High School 

Carmen F. Foster, Educational Consultant

Maat Free, #untoldrva

Danel A. Gecker, Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors

Tanya Gonzalez, Richmond Office of Multicultural Affairs

Mark M. Gordon, St Francis Medical Center Bon Secours Health System

Jesse Gallop, Congregation Beth Ahabah

Marco A. Grimaldo, Interfaith Center for Public Policy

Marlon Haskell, Baptist Ministers Conference

Tiffany Jana, TMI Consulting, Inc.

Timothy M. Kaine, United States Senate

Annette Khan, Interfaith Council of Greater Richmond

G. Manoli Loupassi, Virginia General Assembly

Delores L. McQuinn, Virginia General Assembly

Claude G. Perkins, Virginia Union University

Tricia D. Puryear, YMCA of Greater Richmond

Michael Rao, Virginia Commonwealth University

Ellen F. Robertson, Richmond City Council

Sandra G. Treadway, Library of Virginia

Adria L. Scharf, Richmond Peace Education Center

Kim Scheeler, Greater Richmond Chamber of Commerce

Thomas A. Silvestri, Richmond Times-Dispatch

Myra G. Smith, Leadership Metro Richmond

James G. Somerville, First Baptist Church

T.K. Somanath, Richmond Redevelopment & Housing Authority

Tom Wagstaff, Capital Area Partnership Uplifting People

Michel Zajur, Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Jonathan C. Zur, Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities