Board of Directors

VFH Board of Directors is comprised of Virginians from education, business, government, civic, and cultural communities. Meeting four times per year, the VFH Board of Directors oversees organizational policy and programming. Each member serves for a three-year term, once renewable. Five members of the Board are appointed by the Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia; 19 members are elected by the Board.

Board Members

 

Wayne B. Adkins
Assistant Chief, Chickahominy Tribe
New Kent, VA

Edward L. Ayers
Tucker-Boatwright Professor of the Humanities and President Emeritus, University of Richmond
Charlottesville, VA

Betsy Stark Barton
History and Social Science Specialist, Virginia Department of Education
Midlothian, VA

Bob Blue
Senior Vice President – Law, Regulation & Policy and President Dominion Virginia Power, Dominion
Richmond, VA

Robert H. Brink
Senior Legislative Advisor, Office of the Governor
Arlington, VA

Marjorie Clark
Librarian, Chesterfield County Public Schools (retired)
North Chesterfield, VA

Susan Colpitts
Founder, Chief of Client Experience, Signature Family Wealth Advisors
Norfolk, VA

Howard (Hank) Dobin
Professor of English, Washington and Lee University
Lexington, VA

Barbara J. Fried
Fried Companies, Inc.
Crozet, VA

Renee Grisham
Oakwood Farm
North Garden, VA

William Mark Habeeb (Mark)
Adjunct Professor of Global Politics and Security, Georgetown University School of Foreign Service & President, Habeeb Associates LLC
Arlington, VA

Lenneal J. Henderson
Mentoring Faculty, The Fielding Graduate University
Claremont, VA

 

Steve Herman
Managing Director, Energy Capital Partners
Bethesda, MD and Virginia Beach, VA

Jo Ann M. Hofheimer
Virginia Beach, VA

Lauranett L. Lee
Owner, L. L. Lee & Associates
Adjunct Professor, University of Richmond
North Chesterfield, VA

Tucker Lemon
President, Martin, Hopkins & Lemon, P.C.
Roanoke, VA

Edward A. Mullen
Attorney, Reed Smith LLP
Richmond, VA

Daphne Maxwell Reid
Petersburg, VA

Rita Roy, M.D.
President, Astute Technology
Reston VA

Edward Scott
Associate Professor of Philosophy, Mary Baldwin College
Staunton, VA

Martha (Marcy) J. Sims
Director, Virginia Beach Public Libraries (retired)
Virginia Beach, VA

Dennis H. Treacy
President, Smithfield Foundation
Hanover, VA

Robert C. Vaughan, III
President, Virginia Foundation for the Humanities
Charlottesville, VA

Executive Committee

Barbara Fried, Chair
Rob Vaughan, President
Jo Ann Hofheimer, Vice-Chair
Tucker Lemon, Secretary/Treasurer
Ed Ayers
Edward Mullen
Dennis Treacy