Meet The Board

The Foundation is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. Directors are prominent and influential members of the communities served by the College. Each Director serve up to two three-year terms. Officers include a chair, vice chair, secretary, and treasurer. Directors are appointed by the Foundation Board. The President of the College, Legal Counsel, and the Immediate Past Chair are named in the Foundation Bylaws as ex officio Directors.

Jeff Britt ’95
Senior Vice President
McGuireWoods Consulting

Charles Patton
Managing Member
Patton Holdings, LLC & Patco Investments, LLC
Immediate Past Chair

Megan Samford
Vice President, Chief Product Security Officer
Schneider Electric
Vice Chair

Will Clements
Bank of Southside Virginia

Jill Coleman
Vice President for Programs
The Cameron Foundation

Nate Scaggs
Hill & Rainey Attorneys at Law
Legal Counsel

James K. Beazley, III ’98
Regional Policy Director
Dominion Energy

Brandon Butterworth ’02
Vice President Philanthropic Services
Community Foundation for a Greater Richmond

Toni Clark
Special Projects Manager
Commonwealth Alliance for Rural Colleges

Kris Cravey

Tanyea Darrisaw
Executive Government Financial Manager

Elso DiFranco, Ph.D.
Head of Operations
AMPAC Fine Chemicals

Basil Dosunmu
Chief Financial Officer
Capital Region Airport Commission and Richmond International Airport

John Emery
Bon Secours Memorial Regional Medical Center and Rappahannock General Hospital

Amy Everett ’97
Director of Customer Experience
Virginia’s Gateway Region

Vanessa Courtois Hampton ’99
Senior Vice President
Truist Bamk

Brenda Hicks
Director of Housing, Counseling & Education
Housing Opportunities Made Equal of VA

Martin Johnson ’96
Senior Vice President, Government Relations
Virginia Association of REALTORS

Kevin Massengill ’95
County Administrator
Dinwiddie County

Dennis McDermott
Vice President Project Development and Marketing

Felicity Morris ’08
Tax Manager
YHB CPA & Consultants

Samuel Parham ’96
City of Petersburg

Sean Robertson ’96
Weekend Sports Anchor/Reporter

Bernard Robinson
Founder & President

Wert Smith Jr. ’97
William R. Smith Company

Mark Stevens ’75
Regional Marketing Executive
Touchstone Bank

Lindsey Vincent ’78
Founder and Owner
The Good Earth Peanut Company

Barrett Chappell
Circuit Court Clerk
Dinwiddie County