Virginia  Chapter

Executive Committee



Meet the people of Surfrider Foundation Virginia Chapter’s Executive Committee, the passion that fuels our ability to protect our surf and sand.


Chair, Aimee Rhodes

Aimee Rhodes, a Virginia Beach local, grew up enjoying the beaches of Virginia and North Carolina’s Outer Banks.  Aimee is passionate about protecting and preserving the beaches she loves dearly.  She gives back to her community regularly, with Surfrider Foundation Virginia Chapter’s programs, champions and events.  She is dedicated to Surfrider Foundation’s mission for decades and is honored to be apart of the current executive committee.

Treasurer, Lynn Hightower

Bio coming soon

Secretary, Addie Abcede

Addie has been a part of the Virginia Surfrider chapter since her late teens and loves being an active member.  She enjoys protecting the thing she loves most; our oceans, waves and beaches.  If she’s not surfing, she’s on land doing beach clean ups, and advocating for zero single use plastics and clean waters.  Her mission is to build a community that cares about their environment. 

Volunteer Coordinator, Mitchell Brown 

Mitchell Brown, a Virginia Beach local, has grown up surfing and enjoying the beaches of Virginia and the OBX.  He is very passionate about keeping the coast, ocean, and other water ways clean. He loves seeing the community come together with members and volunteers and getting them stoked about our mission and programs.  


Beach Clean-Ups Coordinator, Victor Enriquez Jr

Victor Enriquez Jr. is a Virginia Beach local and a skim boarder. He enjoys helping Surfrider Foundation’s mission to to keep our oceans and beaches clean. He looks forward to meeting new faces everyday and seeing you all at our monthly beach clean ups.

Favorite Quote, “Everyday is a good day.”