Get better acquainted with the elected officers for our neighborhood civic association.
A. Dawn Rosenberg and her husband, Matt, have lived in Woodland Heights since 2016. You’ll often see them riding bicycles and walking their dog, Wally, around the neighborhood. Dawn leads health and non-profit corporate communications, and she volunteers with the Junior League of Richmond.
Dr. Vaughn Whitney Garland is a Richmond-based curator, program coordinator and sound artist working with community conversations, place-making, digital media and field recordings. He is the Community Program Manager at ART 180. Garland received a Ph.D. from Virginia Commonwealth University’s interdisciplinary Media, Art and Text (MATX) program and an M.F.A from VCU’s Painting and Printmaking program.
Garland has held positions in many of Richmond ‘s non-profit arts and cultural organizations and has curated, co-founded, co-organized and managed several public art and sculpture exhibitions including: The Richmond Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition; 1708 Gallery’s inaugural Inlight; Find Art Doors, the 2013 and 2016 RVA Street Art Festivals and is the Executive Director of Sound Arts Richmond. Garland served on the Richmond Public Art Commission, 1708 Gallery’s Exhibition Committee and the Richmond Urban Design Commission. Previous professional experiences include Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Virginia Commonwealth University and George Mason University.
Earnest White is a 15-year resident of Richmond and has lived in Woodland Heights since 2013, with wife Lucy and children Alice and Sonny. Earnest is an active advocate for Woodland Heights, volunteer with the Community Ideas Stations, and the Richmond City Democratic Committee. When he is not trying to make Richmond the best it can be, he enjoys spending time in his native Virginia Beach, on the water if possible.
Susan Kennedy Spain has lived in Woodland Heights since 2000. Susan previously served as Vice President of the Woodland Heights Civic Association. Susan lives on Stonewall Avenue with her husband John, children Lear and Nora, dogs Mischa and Louie (the 14th), and thousands of bees.