The American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia is governed by a board of directors from around the Commonwealth who bring with them to their board service a diverse set of skills and experiences. 

2020-2021 Board of Directors

  • Steve Levinson, President
  • Vivian Hamilton, Vice-President
  • Ruth Mary Hall, Secretary
  • Alan Rudnick, Treasurer
  • Sandy Smith, Affiliate Equity Officer
  • Patrick Anderson, National Board Representative
  • Liz Gilchrist, past National Board Representative
  • Ed Rosenthal, Legal Panel Chair
  • Suja Amir
  • Sheyna Burt
  • Lauren Gilbert
  • Lavonda Graham-Williams
  • Laura Heymann
  • Osita Iroegbu
  • Ardavan Mobasheri
  • Aida Pacheco
  • Kimble Reynolds
  • Marion Stillson
  • Phillip Thompson
  • Diana Vall-llobera
  • Leslie Vandivere
  • Libby Witt
  • Bill Witting

Interested in Serving on the ACLU of Virginia Board?

Would you like to be part of the dynamic group of people who govern the Virginia affiliate of the ACLU?  Members of the ACLU of Virginia Board of Directors serve three-year terms and are voted in by the membership.  If you'd like to be considered for nomination, you must be a member in good standing of the ACLU and submit a brief statement of interest. If you are interested in serving, please e-mail a brief statement of interest and a resume to Claire Gastañaga at or by mail to 701 E. Franklin St., Ste. 1412, Richmond, VA 23219.  Information must be received by November 15 for elections that take place the following spring.