Our Board of Directors

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

Institute for Advanced Learning
and Research

Kelvin Perry (Vice Chair)
Project Manager

City of Danville:
Office of Economic Development

Marsha Mendenhall (Treasurer)
Chief Executive Officer

PATHS, Inc.

Jessie Barksdale
(Immediate Past Chair)

Vice Chair

Pittsylvania County
Board of Supervisors

Angela Barnes
Director

Pittsylvania County Head Start

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

Danville-Pittsylvania
Community Services Board

Larissa Deedrich
CEO/Executive Director

Danville Redevelopment &
Housing Authority

Betty Jo Foster, Ed. D.

Tiffany Franks, Ed. D.
President

Averett University

Joyce Green
Court Service Director

22nd District Court Service Unit

Debra Holley, Ed. D.

Elizabeth Hurt
Deputy Public Defender

Halifax County
Public Defender’s Office

Mark Jones, Ed. D.
Superintendent

Pittsylvania County Schools

Alonzo Jones
Mayor

Danville City Council

Angela Hairston, Ed. D.
Superintendent

Danville Public Schools

Jion Word
Executive Director

CIC, Inc., Head Start

John Moody
Director

Danville Social Services

Earl Reynolds
Deputy City Manager

City of Danville

Vincent E. Shorter, MGT
Treasurer

Pittsylvania County

Kim Van Der Hyde
Director of Finance

Pittsylvania County

EX-OFFICIO

Kathy Glazer
President

Virginia Early Childhood Foundation

Angela Wells
Executive Director

Smart Beginnings
Danville Pittsylvania