The mission of the Rappahannock Foundation, Inc. is to be a community arts advocate by providing exceptional performing arts experiences in the Northern Neck of Virginia

About the RFA

Our Beliefs

The RFA supports and encourages excellence, creativity and innovation in the arts for the citizens of our community.

The RFA values integrity and the highest ethical standards in our funding and promotion of the arts.

The RFA recognizes that education is the key to achieving artistic appreciation and creative expression in our youth.

The RFA values diversity in our community regardless of race, gender, age, income or disability.

Concert Venue

All concerts are held at the Lancaster Elementary School Theater located at 191 School Street in Kilmarnock, Virginia. House doors open 30 minutes prior to performance. Free parking is available in the adjacent school parking lots.

Use the front doors located at the loop in front of the building.

Board ~ 2024-2025


Jamie Tucker, president of RFA

Jamie Tucker

Susan McFadden

Valarie Hayden, RFA treasurer

Valarie Hayden

Betty Mill RFA secretary

Betty Mill

Jim Arrison

Destiny Carter

Hoppie Cockrel

Brian Dickson

Cindy Dullea

Pete Epps

Michelle Giese

Michael Hayden

Aleta Hoffman

Greg Kirkbride

Peter Porteous

Noah Sharp

Gus Shelton

Megan Stephens

Cassie Thompson

Donna McGrath, RFA administrator


Donna McGrath
RFA Administrator

Donna is a former board member who became an employee in September 2020. She is responsible for all RFA office and financial record keeping, including data analysis, payments of artists, design of program Playbills, ticket sales and seating, publication poster production and creation of the season subscription brochure.