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The Darden Partners Association (DPA) is made up of committees that support the activities of the association. Find out about each committee and contact us with any questions at uvadpa@gmail.com


Position Role Member
President and Vice President Lead the Leadership Team and serve as the main Darden liaisons.

Mary Katherine Johnson

Fareine Benz

Treasurer Manages DPA finances and works with the DSA and DPA committees to manage event budgets. Shivon Scott
Communications Chair Maintains the DPA websites, Facebook page, Twitter page and e-mail distribution lists (Digest) and helps with branding initiatives. Agnes Filipowski
Social Chairs Manages the DPA social calendar. Collaborates with other Darden clubs to find social partnership opportunities.

Cathryn Davis

Liron Avahamy

Job Resources Chair Compiles and distributes information on jobs available in Charlottesville for incoming and current Partners. Provides job search assistance through matching up job searching Partners with employed Partners in similar fields for networking and advice. Raises awareness among local employers about the DPA by distributing a resume book twice yearly and through other correspondence. Amber Hansen
Community Service Chair Organizes service opportunities in the Charlottesville community and serves as a resource for partners in providing information about local community service projects, as well as seeks the input of partners about community issues that are important to them to implement new DPA service initiatives. Veronica Mcmillion
Local Community and Fundraising Liaison Seeks out opportunities for the DPA to partner with the local community. Elya Kinsey
Family/Little Wahoos Chairs Plans kid-friendly activities and family events, coordinates play groups and provides help for expectant Partner parents.

Beth Kohlbrenner

Elizabeth Rey

Jenn Womble

Hospitality Chairs Meets with prospective Partners during campus visits and plans and coordinates Day at Darden and Darden Days orientation events.

Gwen D'Luzansky

International Chairs Organizes activities for international Partners and serves as a resource for information and assistance for incoming international Partners.

Vidya Krishna

Cassandra Mancera

Pratibha Joshi

Webmaster Manages the DPA websites and social media tools. Mashall Smith


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