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"Counselors are the Foundation, Everyday!"

Adele Walker-Blue
VCA Foundation President
Adele Walker-Blue

Virginia Counselor Association Foundation has been supporting Counselors in the Commonwealth of Virginia for more than 20 years.  Our Board of Directors includes includes hard working, energetic, and seasoned veterans of the counseling profession, who are very committed to the Foundation and to enhancing the counseling professions. However, the practicing professional counselor makes the difference everyday, to help build and support the counseling profession of the future. That is why the VCA Foundation affirms that, "Counselors are Foundation, Everyday!"

Foundation Circles of Giving

Giving Back and Paying Forward

The VCA Foundation is committed to VCA and its Chapters and Divisions, and to all Professional Counselors in Virginia.   Your generous donations will allow us to undertake the ambitious goals we set for each year, as we try to revitalize a dynamic organization, that will be more responsive and inclusive in acknowledging the value of the important work  of the professional counselor.  We also invite our friends in the community who have benefited from the good work of their local counselors to contribute to our cause of supporting counselors.

Leaders at Table

VCA Foundation Founders Leadershp Development Fund

VCA Foundation Board recognizes the leadership and contributions of the Founders of the Foundation. You can now target your contribution to make your donation to the Foundation, to target leadership development.

As part of this initiative, the Foundtion provided scholarships for counselor education emerging leaders, to attend the VCA Leadership Academy during the last two years. The Foundation is pleased to inform you

  • John Harrichand
  • Ari Loach
  • Jenna Haynes
  • Latonia Laffitte
  • Carson Scott
  • Odis McKinzie (missing from photo)
VCA Leadership Emerging Leaders

VCA Foundation Student Fellows

  • Dr. Kevin Doyle,
    VCA Foundation
  • Gary Wardlaw, JMU,
  • A’tashaU. Michelle Christian, Argosy U.
  • Cameron Patterson, Longwood U.,
  • Chris Barnes, Longwood U
  • Tim Sosin, Liberty U.,
  • Monica Paige Bond, Marymount U.,

Fellows 2016Pete Warren Fellows 2016


Foundation Grants

  • Etta Jane Hall, VCA Foundation-
  • Mikki Salzberg
  • Josie Olson
  • Christian Chan
  • Missing from Photo: Nadine Hartig

More About Grants Recipients 2016

Grants 2016Grant Recipients 2016

John Cook

John Cook Award

Suzee Leone, 2016 Recipient with Adele Walker-Blue, VCAF President

Cook Award 2016, Suzee Leone


VCA Foundation Supports VASC -
New Organization for School Counselors

In an effort to endorse the initiative and the drive of VCA organization for school counselors, the Virginia Alliance for School Counseling(VASC), the Foundation purchased the domain name and the web hosting plan for VASC for the first two years of the organization's existence.

Founding Members at
VCA Convention 2013.

Learn More about VASC

VASC Founding Members

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