board of governors and staff

Community Leadership

Generous citizens, a visionary Board of Governors, and dedicated professional staff and volunteers enable The Community Foundation to create continual charitable impact.

Board of Governors
Our Board of Governors is comprised of local leaders who volunteer their time, represent the varied interests of our community, and govern The Community Foundation’s administration and distribution of funds. 

Stuart A. Ashton, Jr.

Foundation President
Captain and Aviator, Retired,
U. S. Navy

Michele R. Mansouri

Foundation President-Elect
Executive Director and Vice President, Access Eye

Margaret Hardy, Esq.

Foundation Secretary
President, Attorney/Shareholder, Sands Anderson, PC

Daniel I. Hansen

Foundation Treasurer
Community Volunteer/Advisor, Retired, DeJarnette & Beale

Benjamin Wafle

Foundation Past President Advisor, Retired, Heritage Wealth Advisors

Linda Blakemore
Board Member, President and CEO, The Gemini 3 Group
Aaron L. Dobynes, Sr.
Board Member, Pastor, Shiloh Baptist Church, Old Site
Christian B. Franklin, Esq.
Board Member, Partner, Parrish Snead Franklin Simpson, PLC
Maria S. Franklin

Board Member, Senior Vice President, Retired, Union Bank & Trust

Janet Gullickson

Board Member, President, Germanna Community College

Stephanie Hanchey

Board Member, Technical Writer, Applied Technology

Stacy Horne

Board Member, Owner, Retired, Rappahannock Insurance Services

Carolyn Irwin

Board Member, Partner, PBMares
La Bravia Jenkins, Esq.
Board Member, Commonwealth's Attorney, City of Fredericksburg
Amy E. McCullough, Esq.
Board Member, Attorney, The Law Office of Amy E. McCullough, PLC
John F. McManus, Esq.
Board Member, Partner, Hirschler Fleischer
Sharon Schmidt
Board Member, Senior Associate, Cushman & Wakefield - Thalhimer
Jamie Scully
Board Member, First Vice President, Cushman & Wakefield - Thalhimer
Nicky Seay
Board Member, Principal, Beveridge Seay
Samer Shalaby
Board Member, President, Development Consulting Services, PLC
Raymond L. Slaughter, Esq.
Board Member, Associate Professor of Accounting, Retired, University of Richmond
Kirstin A. Snead, Esq.
Board Member, Attorney and Community Volunteer
Catherine M. Wack
Board Member, President, Wack General Contractor
W. Andrew Withers
Board Member, Senior Vice President and Group Manager, Atlantic Union Bank

Our Founders
With heartfelt gratitude, we celebrate these 10 people who shared a vision and took action to create The Community Foundation. 

Past Board Members
We thank and honor these individuals for their service to The Community Foundation and their dedication to the communities of the Rappahannock River Region. View a list of our past board members here. 

Come and meet our staff. We are here to answer your questions!

Teri McNally

Executive Director

Lisa Biever

Communications Director

Lisa Baxter

Finance Officer

Casey Hu

Director of Donor Services

Emma Miller-Richards

Fund Development Associate

Ali Thomas

Programs Manager

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