Katy Sawyer
Executive Director  | 800-345-8223 ext. 201

Katy Sawyer is the Executive Director of the Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation. Prior to this position, she served as the Medical Society of Virginia Foundation’s interim executive director and the director of physician leadership training for six years. Previously, Ms. Sawyer managed fund development activities for the Virginia Mentoring Partnership and the Virginia Community Healthcare Association. She handled federal and private foundation grant proposal writing and reporting and oversaw individual and corporate fundraising efforts by the organizations. She also served as a senior program officer at the Virginia Health Care Foundation for more than four years, providing oversight to health care safety net provider grantees throughout the state. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from the University of Virginia, and a Master of Public Administration with a concentration in non-profit management from Virginia Commonwealth University. Ms. Sawyer is a 2010-11 graduate of the Partnership for Nonprofit Excellence’s Emerging Nonprofit Leaders Program.

Lisa Boudreaux
Communications Manager | 800-345-8223 ext. 200

Lisa Boudreaux is the Communications Manager of the Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation where she works with VBCF staff, chapters and other partners to develop information and materials to build community around the issue of breast cancer.  Lisa also manages VBCF’s website and social media efforts. Lisa has been at VBCF for over twelve years, filling a number of roles.  She has also done freelance design work for other non-profit organizations.  A Virginia native, Lisa grew up in Chesterfield County and attended Virginia Commonwealth University.  She now lives in Henrico County with her husband, their dog, cats and numerous koi in their backyard pond.  In her spare time she enjoys reading and photography and is currently battling an addiction to pinterest.

Kirsta Millar
Policy and Fund Development Manager | 800-345-8223 ext. 203

Kirsta Millar is the Policy and Fund Development Manager at VBCF.  Her experience includes program management and policy research and planning for national, state and local non-profit organizations.  Previously, Kirsta was senior program associate at the National League of Cities in Washington, DC where she managed an early childhood leadership network municipal staff and elected officials to help them launch or improve early childhood initiatives. Prior to that position, she was the research director at the Institute for Children and Poverty in New York City where she conducted research about family homelessness. Kirsta has a B.A. in Political Science from Virginia Tech and an M.A. in Political Science with a specialization in public policy from Rutgers University.  In her free time she loves to read and serves on the Richmond City Public Library Board as well as on the PTA Board at her children’s school.

Jennie Southworth
Volunteer and Funds Manager | 800-345-8223 ext. 204

Jennie Southworth is the Volunteer and Funds Manager at Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation and has been with VBCF since February 2010. Jennie began her career in banking, and after taking off several years for full-time parenting, started bookkeeping. Jennie also provides support to VBCF’s five local chapters across the state and to VBCF’s innumerable community volunteers.  Jennie received her Bachelor’s degree in psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University. A Richmond native, she currently lives in Hanover with her husband, two teenage sons, and three rescued mutts.


The Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation is a non-profit organization committed to the eradication of breast cancer through education and advocacy.

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