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

Katy Sawyer is VBCF’s Executive Director, providing leadership and strategic management to fulfill the organization’s mission to eradicate breast cancer through education and advocacy for Virginians since 2012. Prior to this position, she worked with other statewide healthcare nonprofits including the Medical Society of Virginia Foundation, the Virginia Community Healthcare Association, and the Virginia Health Care Foundation. Katy holds a Bachelor’s in psychology from the University of Virginia, and a Master of Public Administration with a concentration in non-profit management from Virginia Commonwealth University. She is a 2010-11 graduate of the Partnership for Nonprofit Excellence’s Emerging Nonprofit Leaders Program (ENLP) and currently serves on ENLP’s Alumni Advisory Committee. She enjoys spending time with her husband and school-age daughter, reading, and caring for her dog, cat, and pet rabbit.

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

Lisa Boudreaux is VBCF’s Communications Manager, overseeing the organization’s brand and developing communication strategies to build statewide and local community around breast cancer.  Lisa manages VBCF’s website and social media efforts, crafts external communications, and provides graphic design work. Lisa has been with VBCF since 2000, beginning as an administrative assistant and filling a number of key roles over the years.  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 & Development Manager | 800-345-8223 ext. 203

Kirsta Millar joined VBCF in 2015 as its part-time Policy & Development Manager, increasing and diversifying the organization’s revenue and coordinating its breast cancer advocacy efforts. Some of her key projects include strengthening the annual fund, organizing national lobby day, and managing Aces for Awareness, an annual charity tennis event. Her experience includes program management and policy research and planning for the National League of Cities in Washington, DC and the Institute for Children and Poverty in New York City. Kirsta has a Bachelor’s in Political Science from Virginia Tech and an Master of Arts 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
Business Manager | 800-345-8223 ext. 204

Jennie Southworth is currently VBCF’s Funds & Outreach Manager, beginning with the organization in 2010 as a contractual bookkeeper. She has taken on additional responsibilities to include donor database entry and acknowledgement, volunteer management, educational material inventory and distribution, and internal support services. Jennie began her career in banking, and after taking off several years to raise her two sons, started bookkeeping. Jennie received her Bachelor’s in psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University. She also serves as staff for CEDEPCA USA, the Protestant Center for Pastoral Studies in Central America, an educational non-profit working to transform lives by offering education, accompaniment and safe reflection spaces. A Richmond native, she currently lives in Hanover with her husband, sons, rescued mutts, and a rabbit.

Erin Steigleder
Education Manager | 800-345-8223 ext. 202

Erin Steigleder is VBCF’s Education Manager, managing our educational programming and maintaining breast health resources across the Commonwealth. Her key projects include educating local communities, raising awareness about VBCF’s services with health care providers and potential community partners, and maintaining accurate and relevant educational materials and resources. Erin has a Bachelor’s in Psychology and Studio Art from the University of Mary Washington and a Master of Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University. Prior to coming to VBCF, Erin worked for the Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy in their health program, Virginia Consumer Voices for Healthcare. She is currently serving as the Board Chair of CAP RVA, the young professional board of Prevent Child Abuse Virginia. Erin and her husband live in Richmond and love exploring neighborhood restaurants and parks and sitting on the couch with their dog, binge watching TV shows on Netflix.