Better Housing Coalition Young Professionals (BHCyp) is a group of enthusiastic young professionals from the Greater-Richmond area who are interested in spreading the news about the work of the Better Housing Coalition (BHC). With a focus on diversity, they come from a variety of backgrounds, such as social work, urban planning, healthcare, law, finance and real estate.
BHCyp members meet monthly and engage in service projects and social events that help further BHC’s mission. They work closely with BHC staff and volunteer at BHC events. They’re active in social media, in their communities, and in their professions.
BHCyp Mission Statement: The mission of BHCyp is to build community awareness of and provide support to the Better Housing Coalition, enhancing its ability to change lives and transform communities through high-quality, affordable housing in the Greater Richmond region.
2019 BHCyp Members
Patricia Bradby, Chair
Leadership Metro Richmond
Ali McCrickard, Immediate Past Chair
Divaris Real Estate, Inc.
Trevor Buckley, Vice Chair
Katie Lynch, Secretary
Dodson Property Management
Tyler Parham, Outreach Officer
Carolyn McCrea, Special Events Officer
VCU School of Business
Emily Baker, Special Projects Officer
City of Richmond
Henrico County Public Schools
Office of Delegate Lashrecse Aird
Virginia Housing Development Authority
Virginia Community Capital
Neighborhood Resource Center of Greater Fulton
A Village Youth & Family Services
Spider Management Company
Draper Aden Associates
VCU Survey Research & Evaluation Laboratory
Summit Design & Engineering
Todd Waldo, Board Liaison
Royall & Company
Sarah Fernald, BHCyp Coordinator
Better Housing Coalition
Interested in joining BHCyp? Applications are available beginning in October, with the board term beginning in January. Follow us on Facebook for updates!