2024 Annual Awards Ceremony

Get ready for VHA’s 2024 Annual Awards Ceremony! Save the date for Friday, July 19, 2024, from 5:00 to 7:30 pm. Anticipate a relaxed and elegant atmosphere as we honor outstanding individuals dedicated to affordable housing development, advocacy, and homeless services in the Commonwealth.

2023 Hall of Fame

Orlando C. Artze

Former Program Vice President
Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Michelle Krocker

Former Program Executive Director
Northern Virginia Affordable Housing Alliance

Carter McDowell

Better Housing Coalition

Jeff Smith

Former Executive Director
Rush Homes

2023 Emerging Leaders

Frances Marie Pugh

Youth Programs Manager

Darlene Watson

Housing Navigator
Bay Aging

Hana Yun

Chief Operating Officer

2023 Outstanding Service Providers

Stephanie Peaco

Program Manager - Brain Injury Program
Virginia Supportive Housing

Krystal Gary

Virginia Peninsula Eviction Court Navigator
United Way of the Virginia Peninsula

Laura Woody

Chief Program Officer
Shelter House, Inc.

2023 Game Changers

Christie Marra

Director of Housing Advocacy
Virginia Poverty Law Center

Milenka Coronel Samey

Assistant Director, Resident Services

Ava Gabrielle Wise

Executive Director
New Road Community

2023 Housing Champion

Community Foundation for a Greater Richmond

Accepting: Sherrie Armstrong

2023 Sponsors


Jul 19 2024


5:00 pm - 7:30 pm


Virginia War Memorial
621 S. Belvidere Street; Richmond, VA 23220