Board of Directors

Founders

Frank Batten, Sr.
Joshua P. Darden, Jr.


Emeritus Directors

Frank Batten, Jr.
Landmark Media Enterprises

Joan P. Brock
Community Volunteer

Conrad M. Hall
Dominion Enterprises (Ret.)

Thomas G. Johnson, Jr.
Willcox & Savage, P.C.

Anne B. Shumadine
Signature Family Wealth Advisors


Directors

Charles Birdsong
Birdsong Peanuts

Barry C. Bishop
Greater Norfolk Corporation

R. Bruce Bradley
Community Volunteer

Mark Compton
Compton Wealth Advisory Group, LLC

Amanda Gift
Signature Family Wealth Advisors

Dawn S. Glynn
TowneBank, Chesapeake/Portsmouth/Suffolk/North Carolina

Chris Graves
PRA Group, Inc.

Gwen S. Green
Holland & Hart LLP

Mark A. Johnson
SunTrust Bank

T. Richard Litton, Jr.
Harbor Group International, LLC

Vicky McPherson
Greenberg Traurig

David Mele
Homes.com, A Division of Dominion Enterprises

J. Christopher Perry
Suburban Capital

Ronald C. Ripley
Ripley Heatwole Company

Louis Ryan
Landmark Communications, Inc. (Ret.)

Jane R. Short
Waypoint Advisors

Maurice D. Slaughter
Bayside Harley-Davidson

Sonia Sonner
Community Volunteer

Karen Jones Squires
Community Volunteer

John Stein
Baker’s Crust, Inc.

Ed Tankard
Tankard Nurseries

Lewis W. Webb, III
Kaufman & Canoles, P.C.

Wayne Wilbanks
Wilbanks, Smith & Thomas Asset Management, LLC


Superintendent Director

Dr. Aaron C. Spence
Virginia Beach City Public Schools


Honorary Directors

LaKeesha S. Atkinson
Portsmouth School Board

Dr. Melinda Boone
Norfolk Public Schools

Dr. Elie Bracy III
Portsmouth Public Schools

Daniel D. Edwards
Virginia Beach School Board

Eddie Lawrence
Northampton County Public Schools

Collen C. Leary
Chesapeake School Board

William Oakley
Northampton County School Board

Dr. James T. Roberts
Chesapeake Public Schools

Brad Robinson
Norfolk School Board

Lorraine B. Skeeter
Suffolk School Board

Dr. Deran R. Whitney
Suffolk Public Schools