Who We Are

We are a group of volunteers who work to provide scholarships, preserve the history of Wakefield and connect the Warrior Nation.

Established in 1986 and incorporated in Virginia, the Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that is governed by a board of trustees.

Our Bylaws are available here as a pdf file.

Our IRS Form 990 is available upon request from our treasurer (email "treasurer@wakefieldalumni.org").

Class Officers - 1962

Board of Directors

Conchita Saulmon Mitchell '66, President
Peter Arntson '56, President Emeritus and Founder
Helen Chung Vasiliadis '79, Vice President
James Jones '86, Treasurer
Catherine Wilson '63, Secretary
April Archer Webb '08
Kelly Baxter '84
Noel Belair Schulz '82
Rita Castello Pitts '82
Danielle Day '08
Paul Ferguson '83
Josh Hewitt '98
Hank Howard '79
Bruce Kimble '66
Pam Kleczek '73
Millie Mohler Lawson '63
Clayton Powell '65
Al Russo '79
Kelly Thompson '72
William Vogelson '66
Christian Willmore, Principal
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John Abbott '65, Webmaster

Scholar Contacts

Each class of scholars is assigned contacts to monitor their success. This includes communicating with them after each semester and monitoring their grades. If our scholars hit a snag, their contact is someone they can go to for help.

Ryan Fountain '98 & Katie Thomas Hansen '97
Co-Contacts 2016 Scholars

Malake Jabbara '08 & Catherine Wilson '63
Co-Contacts 2017 Scholars

Kelly Thompson '72 & Anna Young Rossberg '79
Co-Contacts 2018 Scholars

Joseph Calvert '86 & Jim Jones '86
Co-Contacts '19 Scholars

Committees

The Foundation has a number of committees which organize and plan our various activities. Our current committees are listed below.

Hall of Fame Committee
Alan Beitler, Staff
Joe Calvert '86
Michelle Cottrelle-Williams, Staff
Danielle Day '08
Paul Ferguson ' 83
David Mitchell '65
Millie Mohler Lawson '63
Clayton Powell '65
Al Russo '79
Eli Sampson '19
Teresa Swihart '83 & Staff

Development Committee
Kelly Baxter '84
Rita Caseloo Pitts '82
Helen Chung Vasiliadis '79
Bruce Kimble '66

Archive Committee
Peggy Linden Johnson '66
Millie Mohler Lawson '63
Conchita Saulmon Mitchell '66

Building Tour Guides
Tom Hawkins '59
Pam Kleczek '73
Millie Mohler Lawson '63

Scholarship Review Committee
Kelly Baxter '84
Joe Calvert '86
John Clisham, Staff
Paul Ferguson '83
Samson Girma '07
Josh Hewitt '98
Doris Jackson, Retired Principal
Ralph Johnson, Friend
Jim Jones '86
Bruce Kimble '66
David Mitchell '65
Millie Mohler Lawson '63
Susan Saulmon Trice '63
Micah Stein-Verbit '95
Katie Thomas Hansen '97
Kelly Thompson '72
Don Tomb, Retired Staff
Bill Vogleson '66
Catherine Wilson '63
Anna Young Rossberg '79

C&TT Committee
Ryan Fountain, '98
Katie Thomas Hansen, '97
Josh Hewitt, '98
Charlie Smiroldo, '99
Sylvester Smith, '98