About

Virginia Statewide Community Land Trust (VSCLT) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that seeks to develop and maintain permanently affordable homeownership opportunities for low and moderate-income households. 

The Virginia Statewide Community Land Trust was created in 2021 to provide and preserve opportunities in the Commonwealth of Virginia for low- and moderate-income people to secure housing that is decent and affordable.

The VSCLT is the first Community Land Trust in Virginia designed to operate statewide. We operate in a large number of jurisdictions including Fairfax County, Fauquier County, Louisa County and others.

Board of Directors

Darryl Neher, Chair

Noemi B Riveira, Vice Chair
Noemi Riveira is the Director of Real Estate Development for Habitat for Humanity of Northern Virginia. Noemi is responsible for identifying and managing development opportunities for Habitat NOVA’s pipeline. As Director of Real Estate Development, she is involved in every aspect of predevelopment for all Habitat NOVA construction projects; site acquisition, due diligence, planning, and the preconstruction process for new construction and rehabilitation projects. She specifically focuses on identifying and analyzing potential project sites, project scope, working with donors, developers, the design team, and the subcontractor community to maximize constructability while minimizing project cost.

Noemi has broad and extensive experience in the field of architecture. Prior to joining Habitat NOVA she enjoyed working at several architectural firms in the Washington D.C. Metropolitan area and specialized in design and construction/contract documents of residential and institutional projects.  She is a member of the Urban Land Institute, ULI Women’s Leadership Initiative, ULI Washington Housing Initiative Council, and Washington Building Congress.

Noemi has a Bachelor’s of Architecture from the University of Miami at Coral Gables, Fl., and is an alumna of the Urban Land Institute Regional Land Use Leadership Institute – Class of 2013 and Leadership Arlington – Class of 2019.

Brian Cameron, Secretary
Brian is serving in his second year as the AmeriCorps VISTA for Habitat for Humanity Virginia, where he researches and develops statewide programs including a capital campaign, loan fund, and the VSCLT. He graduated from the University of Virginia in 2019 and continues to live in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Tiffany Parker, Treasurer
Tiffany is the Director of Information Systems for The Piedmont Environmental Council, where she oversees technology strategy, infrastructure, digital services, applications, data, and security. She works closely with internal and external stakeholders on a broad range of projects that leverage technology to help meet the strategic goals and mission of the organization.

Tiff graduated from Virginia Tech’s College of Natural Resources and Environment, where she received her B.A. in Geography with a concentration in geospatial and environmental analysis, and a minor in psychology. Her interests in land use planning, the environment, activism, and technology — combined with her experience growing up in the rapidly-developing suburbs of Northern Virginia — led her to PEC in 2006.

She is a member of the Nonprofit Technology Network, the Society for Conservation GIS, and the North American Cartographic Information Society.

Tom Bartkiewicz
Tom received his BS in Biomedical Engineering from Boston University but upon graduation fell in love with systems and software engineering. Tom and his wife Donna owned and operated Sand Dollar Software, Inc. a software development company from 1989 until their retirement in 2019 where Tom was President and Principal Systems Engineer. One of Tom’s passions is helping people, churches and communities with financial stewardship. He is trained as a financial coach, providing one-on-one help for people in need. Tom got involved with Habitat for Humanity through one of his avocations, photography. He is often seen on work sites with a camera rather than hammer in hand. He has served on the Fauquier Habitat board of directors since 2017.

John Hanna

Marcia Elaine Joseph
Marcia currently serves as Project Manager for Habitat for Humanity Virginia, Vice Chair Albemarle County Board of Zoning Appeals, Junior Warden Trinity Episcopal Church, Religious Committee member local branch NAACP.

Her past accomplishments include: sole owner Joseph Associates LLC, Landscape Architecture/Planning firm, Albemarle County Architecture Review Board member and former Chair, Albemarle County Planning Commission member and former Chair, Albemarle County Acquisition of Conservation Easements member, Albemarle County Design Planner and Zoning staff member, City of Charlottesville Zoning Administrator, Greater Charlottesville Habitat Board member, Habitat Virginia Board member and former Chair.

Overton McGehee

Jim Russell

Michelle McDonough Winters

Matthew John Weinstein