Staff & Board


  • Mrs. Allison Siff, Executive Director

Mrs. Siff graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Music Education.  She taught orchestra in public school in Kentucky and was a violinist in the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra.  She has performed in several orchestras in the Southeast and taught private lessons, as well as serving as church choir director and children’s choir director.  Her family came to YMV in 2010 and she served as the Music Assistant for five years before becoming the Executive Director in 2017.

  • Mrs. Karla Robinson, Music Director
  • Mrs. Dee Williams, Academic Director
  • Mrs. Marianne Deak, Student Life Coordinator


Office Staff

  • Mrs. Florence McEneaney, Financial Manager
  • Mrs. Carrie Donley, Office Manager
  • Mrs. Kelli Esposito, Music Assistant
  • Mrs. Veronica Dowdell, Office Assistant

Board of Directors

  • Mrs. Kelly Raquipiso, President
  • Mr. David Lewis, Vice-President
  • Mrs. Dawn Martin, Treasurer
  • Mr. Robert Williams, Secretary
  • Mr. Clyde Councill

After several years teaching in both public and private schools, the Councills began homeschooling in 2009 and attending YMV in 2010.  Mr. Councill is entering his 18th year of employment at Ferguson, Ent. in Newport News.

  • Mrs. Stephanie Councill

Mrs. Councill currently teaches the Art classes at YMV.

  • Mr. Michael Lander
  • Mr. Matt McEneaney