Meet the Team
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Karice Luck-Brimmer is currently a Community Initiatives program associate for Virginia Humanities responsible for regional engagement in Southside Virginia and manager of the General Assembly African American Cultural Resources Task Force. Working primarily in the Dan River/Danville region, Karice collaborates with local community members to sustain a strong network of cultural organizations committed to positive change. Karice is a public historian and genealogist who has done extensive genealogical research on the Pittsylvania County area, specializing in community based family history. She is a member of the National Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society (AAHGS). Karice is also a panelist on the genealogy web show BlackprogenLIVE. In 2019, she was appointed by Governor Northam to serve on the Virginia Board of Historic Resources where she served with distinction until 2023.
Andrea Burney has more than 12 years of experience in genealogy and memberships in a variety of genealogical societies. Research and questioning have led to employment in the fields of communications, public relations, media relations, and journalism. Andrea's various roles include Director of Public Relations and Associate Professor at Danville Community College (VA), National Media Specialist at the National 4-H Council (DC), AEtnasphere Editor at Aetna, Inc. (CT) , Education and Crime Reporter at the Danville Register (VA), and Freelance Writer for various publications. She has a strong educational background to support her extensive genealogical research. This includes a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Boston University (MA) and a master’s in business administration (MBA) from Averett University (VA). In addition to telling your family stories, she offers skills in grant writing, blogging, community development, public speaking, crisis communications, website and social media management.