Our Board of Directors

Kelvin Perry (Chair)
Asst. Director of Economic Development and Tourism

City of Danville:
Office of Economic Development

Larissa Deedrich (Vice Chair)
CEO/Executive Director

Danville Redevelopment &
Housing Authority

Kim Van Der Hyde (Treasurer)
Director of Finance

Pittsylvania County

Julie Brown, Ph.D. (Immediate Past Chair)
Director of Advanced Learning

Institute for Advanced Learning
and Research

Jim Bebeau, MS., L.P.C.
Executive Director

Community Services Board

Betty Jo Foster, Ed. D.

Angela Hairston, Ed. D.

Danville Public Schools

Debra Holley, Ed. D.
Director of Accelerated Training in Defense Manufacturing (ATDM)

Institute for Advanced Learning and Research

Mark Jones, Ed. D.

Pittsylvania County Schools

Alonzo Jones

Danville City Council

Vincent E. Shorter, MGT

Pittsylvania County

Dawn Fields Wise
Executive Director

Lynchburg City Schools Education Foundation


Kathy Glazer

Virginia Early Childhood Foundation

Angela Wells
Executive Director

Center for Early Success