Colleen Southerland

Program Assistant Hampton Roads | Virginia Beach, VA

As a member of the Operations team, Colleen works as a Program Assistant in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. She assists the Operations Manager locally at outreach events, looks for opportunities to increase awareness of UTR, and coordinates recordings with the commands in the area.

Colleen has a career background in sales and is excited to join United Through Reading and work with military families. Married to an active duty Navy Corpsman, Colleen has loved living in Virginia Beach for over 7 years. She is the mother of three wonderful children and a chocolate Labrador retriever, Huckleberry; she is passionate about sharing her love of reading with them. In her free time Colleen loves being outdoors and running in local races with her family. Contact Colleen at