Community Advisory Committee


 The Community Advisory Committee serves the following roles with the Office of Community Engagement at the College of William & Mary:

  • Sharing knowledge on important issues currently facing the community
  • Offering feedback on the efficacy and impact of our programs
  • Suggesting changes to current program to better meet community need
  • Advising OCE staff as we continue to grow and develop our programs and outreach

The Community Advisory Committee meets once each semester.


JaLauna Burton, Public Housing Manager
Williamsburg Redevelopment and Housing Authority 

Stephanie Gallas, MSW, LCSW, School Counselor and Homeless Education Liaison
Williamsburg-James City County Schools

Felicia Highland, Coordinator for Multicultural Awareness and Family and Community Engagement
Williamsburg-James City County Schools

Stephanie Leek, MSW, LCSW, School Counselor and Homeless Education Liaison
Charles City County Schools

Kim Spencer, Director of Volunteers
Lackey Free Clinic

Susan Whitley, Community member 

The committee is staffed by Melody Porter and Elizabeth Miller.