About Virginia Highland District

Virginia Highland District Association is a 501(c)(3) tax-deductible nonprofit created to design, develop, and implement strategies of community engagement and economic development, to advocate for a robust and diverse business corridor with a strong relationship with public and private sectors. Founded by resident stakeholders, Virginia Highland District Association consists of a volunteer Board, with multidisciplinary professionals, invested in the prosperity of the Virginia Highland neighborhood and business corridor.

Our Mission

Our mission is to engage all stakeholders and city planning professionals in creating a clear vision in order to encourage preferred investment and development in our neighborhood for years to come.

Meet the Board

Katie Voelpel

Co-Founder, Executive Director

Lindsay Wheeler

Co-Founder, Investor

Tyler Wheeler

Co-Founder, Investor

Dora Marquez

Director of Community Partnerships

Christina Carrick

Director of Community Outreach

Jenny Reiner

Director of Events & Fundraising

Judie Levy

Director of Communications

Brittany Hester

Director of Brand Strategy

Sarah Carpenter

Director of Marketing

George Andrews

Director of Urban Planning

Hillary Reiner

Director of Economic Development

Melissa Shaughnessy

Lead Volunteer

Amber Knight

Director of Operations