Virginia Community Foundation Board & Staff

The Virginia Community Foundation is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors who are actively involved in achieving the Foundation’s mission. They live or work in the Virginia area, are knowledgeable about our community, and work hard to ensure that the spirit and intent of each gift is honored.

  • Laura Bachschneider
    Laura Bachschneider St. Louis County Public Health and Human Services On the board since 2013 View Bio
  • Tim Riordan, Past Chair
    Tim Riordan, Past Chair Active Community Volunteer On the board since 2015 View Bio
  • Holly Lundgren, Chair
    Holly Lundgren, Chair Active Community Volunteer On the board since 2014 View Bio
  • John Cochems, Vice Chair
    John Cochems, Vice Chair American Family Insurance On the board since 2015 View Bio
  • Kerry Waschke Collie
    Kerry Waschke Collie Ken Waschke Auto Plaza On the board since 2013 View Bio
  • Erik Wedge
    Erik Wedge DSGW Architects On the board since 2013 View Bio
  • Leah Ryan
    Leah Ryan New Journey Residence-Housing Manager On the board since 2017 View Bio
  • Anthony (Tony) Harkonen, Treasurer
    Anthony (Tony) Harkonen, Treasurer Community Volunteer On the board since 2017 View Bio
  • Tucker Nelson
    Tucker Nelson Hometown Focus-Editor On the board since 2020 Email Tucker Nelson
  • Greg Gilness-Secretary
    Greg Gilness-Secretary Retired- Community Volunteer On the board since 2020 Email Greg Gilness-Secretary
  • Joel Lewicki
    Joel Lewicki Attorney-Colosimo Law On the board since 2020 Email Joel Lewicki
  • Mark Kovacich
    Mark Kovacich Suez Water Technologies & Solutions-Project Manager On the board since 2020 Email Mark Kovacich

Staff Members

  • Ronda
    Ronda "Rudy" Harvey Executive Director Email Ronda "Rudy" Harvey View Bio
  • Maija Biondich
    Maija Biondich Administrative Assistant Email Maija Biondich