Board of Directors

Erin Rice, President

Erin Rice joined the Junior League of Norfolk-Virginia Beach in 2014 and is currently serving as President. She previously has served the League as Community Vice President, Communications Vice President, Chair of the Junior Leagues of Virginia Leadership Summit, Placement Chair-Elect, Member Advisor and on the Scavenger Haunt Committee. Erin earned a B.A. in Communications and Political Science from Virginia Tech, as well as a master’s degree in Public Administration and Policy from Virginia Tech. She is the Principal Consultant for Rice Strategies, working to advance policy changes to benefit firefighters and their families. She also works as the Director of New Media for Music Makes You Happy Entertainment and serves as Chair of the Suffolk Electoral Board. Outside of the League, she enjoys watching college football, being outdoors and spending time in the country with her husband (Chris), daughter (Cecilia), son (Anthony), two dogs and three chickens!


Erikka Massie, Executive Vice President

Erikka has been a member of JLNVB since 2012 and is currently serving as JLNVB’s first Executive Vice President. Throughout Erikka’s years in the League she has been Parliamentarian, Chair of the Cookbook Committee, Historian, Transitional Mentor, New Member Mentor and served on the Nominating Committee. Outside of the League Erikka is a Deputy City Attorney with the Norfolk City Attorney’s Office. Erikka earned a B.S. in Finance from Colorado State University and went on to earn a J.D. from Boston University. Erikka enjoys spending quality time with her family, doing home improvement projects, and exploring the various happenings and restaurants Coastal Virginia has to offer.


Annamarie Pagel, Executive Vice President-Elect

Annamarie has been a member of the Junior League of Norfolk-Virginia Beach since 2015 and is currently serving as Executive Vice President-Elect. She previously served as Chair of the Cookbook Committee. Annamarie holds a B.A. from Randolph-Macon Women’s College and a J.D. from Hamline

University School of Law. Currently, she is an associate attorney for the Law Offices of Victoria V. Humphreys, P.C. Outside of the Junior League, Annamarie is a proud Big Sister for Big Brother and Big Sisters of America. She enjoys “little old lady” pastimes, such as knitting while watching PBS period dramas.


Brittany Lavalleur, Secretary

Brittany joined the Junior League of Norfolk-Virginia Beach in 2016 and is honored to serve as the Board’s first Secretary. Through her leadership journey with the League, her previous positions have included being the Assistant Vice President of Communications and Assistant Vice President of Administration. Brittany earned an A.A.S from Olympic College in 2004, a B.M. in Flute Performance from Central Washington University in 2007, and an M.A. in Arts Administration from Florida State University in 2009. She is currently the Director of Development and Special Events for An Achievable Dream. Brittany originally hails from Bremerton, WA, and lives in Virginia Beach with her husband, Ben, and two sons, Jared and Ethan. When she’s not raising money or volunteering, Brittany enjoys spending time with her family and friends, cheering on the Seattle Seahawks, and checking out the latest and greatest local craft beers.


Kerry K. Stolz, Treasurer

Kerry has been a member of Junior League of Norfolk-Virginia Beach since 2017 and is currently serving as Treasurer. She previously served as Assistant Vice

President of Fund Development. Kerry graduated from James Madison University with a B.S. in Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies and an M.A. in Teaching. She earned her J.D. from Vermont Law School. Kerry currently works as an attorney at Pender & Coward, P.C. and focuses her practice on civil litigation and estate planning. Outside of the League, Kerry serves as Treasurer of the Norfolk & Portsmouth Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section and is a member of the NPBA’s CLE Committee. She is also active in her sorority, Delta Gamma Fraternity. She is currently serving as Vice President of Communications for its local alumnae chapter, having just finished a two-year term as Alumnae Chapter President. Outside of the League, Kerry enjoys traveling, skiing, and spending afternoons at the beach.


Zoë Hardy, Nominating Chair

Zoë joined the Junior League of Norfolk-Virginia Beach in 2014 and is currently serving as Nominating Chair. Last year, she served on the Board of Directors as Communications Vice President. She has also served as Assistant Vice President of Communications and Chair of the Done-in-a-Day Committee. Zoë majored in American Studies at the University of Virginia and is a Medicaid Marketing Manager at Magellan Health. Zoë also serves on the WHRO Emerging Leaders Board. In her free time, she likes traveling, spending time with her large extended family, hanging out with her dog, Gigi, and is known for her award-winning caramels.


Shanon Miller, Board Member-At-Large

Shanon joined the Junior League of Norfolk-Virginia Beach in 2015 and is currently serving as Board Member-At-Large, Active. Previously, Shanon served as Assistant Vice President of Community and lead the Community Impact Development Committee in the selection of our current Impact Initiatives. Shanon has a B.A. with a Major in Accounting and a Minor in Music Performance from Bellarmine University and an M.B.A. from Murray State University. She currently works as an Accounting Team Coordinator for Optima Health. Shanon and her husband Adam are proud puppy parents to 3 dogs and welcomed their first human child in July of 2019. In her free time, she is an avid reader with eclectic taste. Shanon also likes traveling, spending time with her friends and family, and in a past life spent much of her time ballroom dancing.


Hanan Mitry, Board Member-At-Large, Sustainer

Hanan, a Junior League member since 2007, has served in a variety of leadership positions including as president during the 2015-2016 League year. She subsequently became a sustaining member and served as an advisor to the Leadership Initiatives committee. As an active member, she served in a number of Membership positions including Nominating Committee, Placement Advisor, Placement Chair, and on the Board of Directors as Membership Vice President. She also served as Web Liaison, TIDEings Editor, and on the Cookbook Committee. Her Junior League training has included AJLI Organizational Development Institute as well as numerous Fall, Winter, and Annual Leadership Conferences. A native of Charlotte, NC, Hanan earned her B.A. from UNC-Chapel Hill and is an avid Tar Heel supporter. A PMP certified Project Manager with nearly 20 years of management experience, she currently works for Optima Health Care and is an active member of the Project Management Institute. In her spare time, Hanan enjoys relaxing at the beach with live music, experimenting with recipes from various food blogs, and spending time with friends.