President & CEO
Jennifer F. Stevens joined VASS in 2007, and was appointed the organization's President & CEO in February of 2019. Jennifer is a lead facilitator and technology specialist for the Rural Math Innovation Network (RMIN), an Investing in Innovation (i3) project funded by the U.S. Department of Education. Prior to RMIN, Jennifer was the primary program manager for the implementation of the National Math & Science Initiative (NMSI) in Virginia from 2007-2013, and was the program manager and technology lead for the Rural Math Excel Partnership (RMEP) from 2013-2017.
Director of Special Projects
Darla Edwards joined VASS in 2018, and is the program manager for the Rural Math Innovation Network (RMIN), an Investing in Innovation (i3) project funded by the U.S. Department of Education project. Darla serves as the organization's liaison for program research and evaluation activities, and lead for education administrator professional learning programs.
Director of Programs
Sandy Wilborn joined VASS in 2013, and is a lead facilitator and program specialist for the Rural Math Innovation Network (RMIN), an Investing in Innovation (i3) project funded by the U.S. Department of Education project. Prior to RMIN, Sandy was a math specialist for the Rural Math Excel Partnership (RMEP) from 2013-2017, for which she was responsible for creating and implementing teacher professional development, assisting with the planning and conducting of Family Math Nights in schools, and providing ongoing teacher support
Director of Public Affairs
Amanda joined VASS in 2018 and is responsible for the development and implementation of our organization's communications strategy and objectives. She serves VASS as executive editor for the development, production, and maintenance of the organization's internal and external communication vehicles, including the main website, marketing materials, publications, and newsletters. Amanda assists with broad dissemination and outreach as well as identifying and pursuing development opportunities for VASS.