Contact us

Street Address:
Mary and Frances Youth Center
120 South Linden St.
Richmond, Virginia 23284-3062


Mailing Address:
Box 843062
Richmond, Virginia 23284-3062

Tina Carter

Tina Carter

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Job title: Director
Telephone: (804) 827-0802
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Tina Carter has more than 20 years of experience working in nonprofit and education. Prior to becoming the director of the Mary and Frances Youth Center in January 2010, Carter managed two school-based after-school programs in Rhode Island, serving more than 200 students daily. Her previous experience also includes directing AmeriCorps programs, coordinating service-learning initiatives, volunteer management and team-building facilitator. Carter manages the daily operations of the Mary and Frances Youth Center, which includes the Lobs & Lessons program, Richmond Youth Program Quality Intervention (YPQI) and VCU’s Safety and Protection of Minors Policy. In this position, Carter focuses on development, curriculum planning, community relations, evaluation and volunteer management. She is certified in Youth Works Methods by the David P. Weikart Center. Carter's community activities include serving on the advisory board of the Richmond Tennis Association and several committees to include Richmond Public Schools, RVA Youth Development Network, Richmond OST System and National Summer Learning Association. Education: M.Ed., educational leadership, Virginia Commonwealth University B.S., psychology, East Tennessee State University Certificate in nonprofit management, Virginia Commonwealth University

Rachel Rhoney

Rachel Rhoney

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Job title: Assistant director
Telephone: (804) 828-9276
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Rachel Rhoney is the assistant director of the Mary and Frances Youth Center. She manages the Lobs and Lessons program, hiring and training staff and volunteers, coordinating programs and designing the tennis programming. Rhoney also coordinates special events and marketing efforts for the program. Prior to coming to Richmond, Rhoney played Division I tennis at the University of North Carolina at Asheville. She is a PTR-certified tennis instructor and has been teaching tennis for 15 years. Education: M.Ed., sport leadership, Virginia Commonwealth University B.S., business management, University of North Carolina at Asheville

Charles Johnson

Charles Johnson

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Job title: Training and Compliance Manager
Telephone: (804) 828-2841
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Charles Johnson works within the Mary and Frances Youth Center as the Richmond Youth Program Quality Intervention (YPQI) program manager, in partnership with 30 local youth-serving organizations. Johnson brings more than 15 years of nonprofit experience working with youth to the position, including work in juvenile justice, public health and experiential education. Most recently, Johnson served locally as the program manager for Blue Sky Fund, where he helped staff provide monthly outdoor, experiential and environmental field investigations to 1,900 Richmond Public Schools elementary students. He is certified as a Trauma Informed Care trainer, in addition to certifications from the David P. Weikart Center in Youth Work Methods and Social and Emotional Learning. Education M.A., educational ministry, Covenant Theological Seminary B.S., biology, College of William & Mary