Alicia Gallo is a graduate of Mills College and a former AmeriCorps member through the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC). She completed a 4-month AmeriCorps internship with Richmond Main Street where she developed and implemented the pilot Neighborhood Ambassador Program, conducted outreach to merchants, and coordinated event logistics for six summer activities. Following her AmeriCorps internship, Alicia’s role within RMSI has expanded to also include managing RMSI’s volunteer, vendor, and donor engagement programs, social media presence, and promotional strategies. Alicia serves as a staff representative on the Promotion & Design and Clean & Safe Committees. She is an avid cyclist, knitter, and collector of succulents. Alicia also volunteers as a writing coach with WriterCoach Connection, an expert weed puller at Happy Lot Farm and Garden, and Family Camp helper for YES Nature to Neighborhoods.