Staff

William W. "Bill" Crow

William W. "Bill" Crow

President

Bill Crow assumed the Presidency of VSRA in September, 2012. His experience in the maintenance and modernization field in the Virginia ports is extensive, including Commanding Officer positions at Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek and later the Joint Expeditionary Base; Executive Officer of Naval Station Norfolk.  After retiring from 30 years of service as a Naval Captain, he was a Senior Naval Consultant for McKean Defense Group. His knowledge of the ship repair industry, coupled with his reputation for being a collaborative leader, are strong contributions to the continued success of the Virginia Ship Repair Association's focus on being the "Strength Behind the Fleet."

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Sylvia Bell

Sylvia Bell

Office Manager / Member Services Coordinator

Sylvia Bell is our Office Manager and Member Services Coordinator.  She is responsible for directing and coordinating office services and related activities. Coordinates membership services and provides support to members as needed. . Born and raised in Hampton, she is a native of Hampton Roads. She serves our administrative team using her management, organizational and administrative skills developed throughout her more than 17 years of administrative experience. She is the mother of 5 grown children, and the keeper of the family dog, Leo. Her greatest joy in life is spending quality time with her family.

Please contact Sylvia via e-mail at SBell@VirginiaShipRepair.org, or by calling the VSRA office at (757) 233-7034.

Ann Morgan

Ann Morgan

Bookkeeper
Barbara Washer

Barbara Washer

Development & Event Strategist

Born and raised in Hampton, Virginia, Barbara Washer graduated from Kecoughtan High School and attended Kent State University in Kent, Ohio. Barbara joined the Staff in March 2014, and is excited to work with the VSRA membership to serve the Ship Repair Industry.

As the Development & Event Strategist, Barbara is tasked with implementing and enhancing new business, programs, and events that support the strategic goals of the VSRA & VSRF. Barbara works closely with the Virginia Ship Repair Foundation Board of Directors to develop workforce initiatives to benefit the Association membership and Ship Repair Industry at-large.

Please contact Barbara via e-mail at BWasher@VirginiaShipRepair.org, or by calling the VSRA office at (757) 233-7034 or her cell phone at (757) 771-2611.

Sallena Nikitas

Sallena Nikitas

Training Coordinator

Sallena Nikitas provides administrative, clerical and coordination support to the Training Department of the organization, and other programs as needed to include: Foundation events, general office support and growth initiatives.  Born and raised in Northern Virginia, Sallena has lived in Hampton, VA since 1985, and is a graduate of Kecoughtan High School. She holds a BS in Business Administration Management from Radford University. At home, Sallena has been married to her high school sweetheart, Brian, for 20 years, is a proud mom to 3 wonderful children, and currently serves as the President of the Kecoughtan High School Band Boosters Association.

Please contact Sallena via e-mail at SNikitas@VirginiaShipRepair.org, or by calling the VSRA office at (757) 233-7034.

Brittney Shephard

Brittney Shephard

Staff & Administrative Support

Brittney Shephard was born in Virginia Beach and was raised in Suffolk where she still lives today. She graduated from King’s Fork High School with honors. She joined the VRSA in June of 2017 and looks forward to growing with the company as the Staff and Administrative Support Assistant and being a part of the Human Resources and Communication Committees. She will also oversee all the Career Day Events that we will attend in the future.

Brittney loves to play in her garden, do crafts, refurbish furniture to resell, and go camping when she can. Along with many hobbies, she also runs a small business called, “Baby Shower Boutique”, where she specializes in making diaper cakes, diaper wreaths, small and large gift baskets for mothers to be.

Please contact Brittney via e-mail at BShephard@VirginiaShipRepair.org, or by calling the VSRA office at (757) 233-7034.