Board of Directors
Board of Directors
Central Virginia Health Services operates with a Board of Directors that is made up of service users and community members that represent each of our communities. The Board meets on the the third Tuesday of the month and is responsible for establishing policies and strategic planning for the organization.
Contact the Board
Board of Directors
Central Virginia Health Services
ATTN: Luci Meinhard
P.O. Box 220
New Canton, VA 23123
Meet Our Board
- Frankie Sheridan (CVCHC)
Frankie serves as President. He owns and operates a business in Fluvanna County after a 26 year career in the US Coast Guard. He is a lifetime member of Fluvanna Fire and Rescue. He is strongly committed to holding onto to health care in rural Virginia communities.
- Byron Adkins, Sr. (CCRHS)
Byron is Vice-President. He has a MSW from Virginia Commonwealth University. Byron has forty year career in Human Services focused on program planning, implementation, and administration. He has been actively involved in community and served as a board member of the local civic league.
- Robert Smith (HCWF)
Robert serves as Board Treasurer. He is an Army veteran, hasdegree in Business Administration and has held an elected position in local government. Bob has served on numerous boards, commissions, and non-profits, demonstrating a commitment to improving local communities.
- Sam Bateman (CVCHC)
Sam serves as Board Secretary. He is an engineer with Dominion Power and enjoys sailing, motorcycling and traveling.
- Evelyn (Evie) Benet (HWCL)
Evie has a diverse background in bookkeeping in Hawaii, radio announcer for Armed Forces Radio in Puerto Rico, theater and sales. Volunteers as an interpreter for Louisa County and is active in her church.
- Candyace Dunn (HCWF)
Candyace began her career as a Licensed Practical Nurse, advancing her education to provide healthcare in this rural, medically underserved community. Her work and board service are two ways to give back to the community. Out of work, she enjoys travel and has driven across country three times with a Rottweiller and Beagle!
- Granville Fisher (WMC)
Granville served in the military before returning to learn about and then manage the family business. The funeral home has been in the Fisher family for over 100 years and has been led by four generations of Fishers.
- Ed Henry (HPG)
Ed's bio is coming soon!
- Debra Jones (AAHWC)
Debra has a BS in Microbiology from Virginia State University; M.P.H. from Virginia Commonwealth University. Her career with Virginia Cooperative Extension has demonstrated her passion for helping, especially as it relates to promoting healthy eating and physical activity for all populations.
- Stephen Manster (CFP)
Stephen has served as the Town Manager of Bowling Green since 2006. Prior to that, he was Executive Director of the Rappahannock Area Development Commission (RADCO). Stephen has a B.A. from Pennsylvania State University and MS in City and Regional Planning from Rutgers University.
- Ralph Moore (CPC)
Ralph has been a Charlotte County resident for 66 years. He was employed by Carter Machinery Inc. in the school bus sales division and has been a Methodist pastor for 11 years. He considers it a privilege to be a board member representing CPC because of his desire to serve the citizens of Charlotte County.
- Carolyn Perry (PHCA)
Carolyn has a BS in Business from Virginia Tech. She started her career in banking before managing a travel agency. She continues to work as needed in accounting and lives in a historic house in Dinwiddie County.
- Peggy Scott (SAFP)
Peggy is a R.N. at the University of Virginia and long time supporter of SAFP.
- Jearline Taylor (KWDCD)
Jearline has a career of over 30 years as a Certified Nursing Assistant and has a special place in her heart for the elderly.
- Tamica Williams (SCHC)
Tamica has an A.A.S. in Information Systems Technology. She has worked as an IT systems analyst for ten years and has always wanted to make a difference by helping people. As part the CVHS Board she can be a voice of the community and advocate for community health centers.
- Jane Wills (WMC)
Jane has a B.A. and M.U.R.P. from Virginia Tech. Has worked for over 30 years in non-profit management with experience in EMS, health workforce, transportation planning and services for people with disabilities.
- Marguerite Young (CHCRR)
Marguerite retired after a long career as a public school teacher and administrator. She has spent years as working as community volunteer with a variety of health care, civic, and non-profit organizations.