About Us

Our Virginia Outdoors Coalition

Maribel Castañeda, Our Virginia Outdoors Coordinator

Maribel Castañeda serves as the Coordinator for Our Virginia Outdoors. She is the point person for the coalition overseeing initiatives and outreach to coalition members, and facilitating on-going communication between all members.

Maribel is a passionate public administrator with over a decade of experience in local and state government working in areas such as education, community development, board organization, and constituent engagement. She holds a Master’s in Public Administration from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and a B.A. in International Affairs from James Madison University.

Maribel is an avid runner who has run a marathon and enjoys hiking and camping. She currently serves as a volunteer member of the Sports Backers Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Advisory Council to inspire active living in the Richmond region and is a member of the Board of Associates for Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden.

Our Members

Supporting Members

Chris R. of North Dinwiddie – What I love most about Virginia’s outdoors is kayaking on the Appomattox.