The Junior League of Northern Virginia’s (JLNV) annual transition of leaders occurred today, June 1.
Shashuana J. Littlejohn became the 55th President. Her theme for the year is The Power of You: Shaping the Future and Changing Lives. Her goals for the year are to:
- Enhance the JLNV’s membership recruitment and engagement efforts; nurturing a mission-driven, member-focused and inclusive culture
- Diversify and strengthen the JLNV’s funding sources; leveraging annual giving campaigns and innovative fundraising events and activities
- Continue to raise the profile of the JLNV; expanding our community programs and better articulating our community impact
Shashuana, a resident of Alexandria, is a leadership development consultant and coach; managing new leader transition programs and initiatives. She has worked with leaders at every level in organizations. Shashuana is also a seasoned facilitator, providing expertise in leadership and executive development, team building, organization development and change management to corporate and community organizations.
Shashuana earned an M.S. in Organization Development and Knowledge Management from George Mason University and a B.A. in Psychology and Human Resource Management from Syracuse University.
Joining her on the 2019-20 Board are:
Treasurer/Finance Council Director
Erica C. McCants
Nominating & Placements Chair
Lauren Crowder Heighton
Communications Council Director
Community Council Director
Fund Development Council Director
Opa Owiye Johnson
Membership Council Director
The JLNV will host its first recruitment event of the League year on June 23, 1-3 p.m. at The Winery at Bull Run, 15950 Lee Hwy, Centreville, Va. Interested women can attend by RSVP’ing here or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The JLNV is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving the community through effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.