Karie Walker

Coordinator of Programs and Development
Areas of Coverage: Educational Programs | Meetings | Business Development | Legislative | Member Services | Publications
Phone: 804.343.2504 | Email: kwalker@vaco.org

Karie collaborates with the VACo Legislative Team to ensure that the educational and advocacy arms of the Association are working in tandem. She also works with VACo business partners, aligning sponsorships for programs and events. Her responsibilities include managing, expanding upon and developing educational programs and sponsorship opportunities, as well as working with Member Services and Communications staff to provide cohesive programming and branding.

Karie joined VACo in February 2020 after returning to Richmond following eight years in Denver, CO. Karie has worked in the membership association field for 14 years and has experience in all aspects of the profession, with a focus on programs, member services and sponsor collaboration. She is involved with VSAE. Karie holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree from the University of Maryland Baltimore County and a Certificate in Fundraising from the University of Richmond. In her free time, Karie loves to enjoy Richmond’s food, cultural and art venues. She also loves to be outside, travel, read and spend time with family and friends.