Our Team

The people behind the forum

The Richmond Forum is run by a small, dedicated staff out of our historic Shockoe Bottom headquarters. Reach out and say “Hello!”


Heather Mullins Crislip
Executive Director
(804) 729-8265

Dee A. Raubenstine
Director of Development & Sponsor Events
(804) 729-5091

Michael Brown
Director of Subscriber Services & Operations

Sandra Wheeler
Director of Student Programs
(804) 591-0970

Lucretia M. Anderson
Speech & Debate Initiative Manager

Maggie McVicar
Director of Communications

Contact us

Main Phone
(804) 330-3993

Media Inquiries
Please direct all media inquiries to Maggie McVicar.

Speakers and Agents
Please contact Heather Crislip.

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Office Address
The Richmond Forum
110 South 15th Street, Suite B
Richmond, VA 23219

Office Hours
Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 5 PM
Program days, 10 AM to Noon

If you plan to stop by our office, please call to ensure that somebody will be here. We have a small staff and there are times when we are all out at once for meetings or lunch. Thank you.

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The Richmond Forum staff in Forum-inspired holiday hats made by Executive Director Heather Crislip.

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110 South 15th Street
Suite B
Richmond, VA 23219

Office: (804) 330-3993
Office Hours: 9am – 5pm
Program Day: 10am – noon

Presenting powerful voices so Richmond can learn. Empowering local voices so Richmond can lead.

The Richmond Forum and its partners are proud to support the Richmond Forum Speech & Debate Initiative, a community initiative to bring speech & debate programs to all of our region’s public schools.

The Richmond Forum is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) educational organization.

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