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Board of Directors

Jessie Barksdale (Chair)

Julie Brown, Ph.D. (Vice Chair)
Director of Advanced Learning
Institute for Advanced Learning and Research

Marsha Mendenhall (Treasurer)
Chief Operating Officer

Sue Davis, Ed.D. (Immediate Past Chair)
Chair, Department of Education, and Director of Teacher Education
Averett University

Angela Barnes
Pittsylvania County Head Start

Jim Bebeau, M.S., L.P.C.
Executive Director
Danville-Pittsylvania Community Services Board

Betty Jo Foster, Ed.D.
Interim President
Danville Community College

Tiffany Franks, Ed.D.
Averett University

Joyce Green
Probation Supervisor
Danville Court Services
Department of Juvenile Justice

Debra Holley, Ed.D.
Vice President for Academic and Student Services
Danville Community College

Elizabeth Hurt
Assistant Public Defender
Office of the Public Defender

Mark Jones, Ed.D.
Pittsylvania County Schools

Alonzo Jones
Mayor, Danville City Council
Director of Maintenance and Operations
Danville Public Schools

Stan Jones, Ed.D.
Danville Public Schools

Kenny Lewis
Founder, Danville Church-Based Tutorial Program, Inc. and Better Together

Tracy G. Mallard, MPH
Data Analyst
Noblis, Inc.

Tara Martin
Executive Director
CIC Inc. Head Start

John Moody
Danville Social Services

Kelvin Perry
Project Manager
Economic Development Department

Earl Reynolds
Deputy City Manager
City of Danville

Christopher Spain
Pittsylvania County Social Services

Scott J. Spillmann, MD, MPH
Pittsylvania Danville/Southside Health Districts

Gary Wasson
Danville Redevelopment Housing Authority
Executive Director


Ex-Officio Board Members

Kathy Glazer
Virginia Early Childhood Foundation
Ann Vandervliet Stratton
Executive Director
Smart Beginnings Danville Pittsylvania