Meet the Executive Board

2019 Executive Board members

The Peer Advisor Executive Board is composed of an elite group of senior Peer Advisors who collaborate with the Office of Academic Advising to manage the Peer Advising Program. The board’s responsibilities include; leadership of all Peer Advisors, designing and facilitating Peer Advisor training, communication and marketing strategies; programs, recruitment and retention of Peer Advisors; teach College Studies course for Spring and Fall orientation; plan, organize and participate in special events, activities that promotes William & Mary and serves the W&M undergraduate community.

Natalia Critchley

Natalia Critchley
Position:
Peer Advising Program Chair
Hometown:  Falls Church, VA
Major/Minor: Biology major, Public Health minor  
Future Plans:  Currently unsure but I would be interested in pursuing a career in epidemiology.
Hobbies: I love swimming, , traveling, and walking through colonial Williamsburg
Fun Fact: I also speak Spanish

Novalyn Kate Miller

 Novalyn Kate Miller
Position:
Training Chair
Hometown: Chesapeake, VA
Major: Economics
Future Plans: My current plan is to graduate early and attend law school, but I would also love to do the Teach for America after William & Mary. My ultimate dream job is to work for the Federal Reserve System.
Hobbies: Listening to podcasts: Planet Money, the Indicator, and TedX are my favorites, but I’m always open to new suggestions!.
Fun Fact: I’m a member of the Track and Field and Cross Country teams—my events are middle distance!

Kolby Williams

Kolby Williams
Position:
Chair of Retention and Recruitment
Hometown: Purcellville, VA
Majors: Kinesiology (conc. in Public Health) and Public Policy
Future Plans: After graduating from W&M, I plan on serving in the Peace Corps as a health volunteer for two years, and then returning to earn my MPH and work in the public health field.
Hobbies:  While I enjoy Netflix and reading, I spend most of my free time birding (I’m Conservation Chair for the Bird Club of W&M)!
Fun Fact: I’ve seen and identified over 200 species of birds since I started birding my freshman year!

Alex Hicks

Alex Hicks
Position:
Communications Chair
Hometown:
Centreville, Virginia
Majors:
Major in Neuroscience and a Minor in Chemistry
Future Plans:
I would love to go in to Neuroscience Research and plan to go on to get my PhD after I graduate from W&M! I am currently most interested in studying Neuropsychiatry and Neuropharmacology.
Hobbies:
 I love to paint and read, and I also enjoy playing piano and guitar! You can frequently find me at The Meridian’s Cover Nights.
Fun Fact:
I currently follow the accounts of 14 different Shiba Inus on Instagram, and in my opinion, they are the best dog ever.

Madison Powell

Madison Powell
Position:
Chair of Administration
Hometown:
Chesapeake, Virginia
Majors:
Biology, Environmental Science
Future Plans:
 Graduate school, then considering a career in environmental quality testing
Hobbies:
I spent this past summer studying E. coli in the stingray touch tank at the Virginia Aquarium