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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 Members may be contacted by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If you would like the message to go to a specific Board Member, please list their name in the subject line of the email. They may be contacted by mail at the corporate office:

Board of Directors
Central Virginia Health Services
ATTN: Luci Meinhard
P.O. Box 220
New Canton, VA 23123


Meet Our Board


Frankie Sheridan
  • Frankie Sheridan  (Buckingham)

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.
  • Byron Adkins, Sr.  (Charles City)

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
  • Robert Smith  (Farmville)

Robert serves as Board Treasurer. He is an Army veteran, has a degree 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
  • Sam Bateman  (Buckingham)

Sam serves as Board Secretary. He is an engineer with Dominion Power and enjoys sailing, motorcycling and traveling.


Evelyn (Evie) Benet
  • Evelyn (Evie) Benet  (Louisa)

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.

Rudolph Dunbar
  • Open Position

More information coming soon!

Granville Fishern
  • Granville Fisher  (Westmoreland)

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.

Ninel Foss
  • Ninel Foss  (Charlottesville)

Ninel's bio is coming soon!

Debra Jones
  • Debra Jones  (Petersburg)

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
  • Stephen Manster  (Caroline)

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
  • Open Position  

More information coming soon!

Carolyn Perry
  • Carolyn Perry  (Downtown Petersburg)

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
  • Peggy Scott  (Southern Albemarle)

Peggy is a R.N. at the University of Virginia and long time supporter of SAFP.

Jearline Taylor
  • Jearline Taylor  (King William)

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
  • Tamica Williams  (Brunswick)

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.

Marguerite Young
  • Marguerite Young  (Fredericksburg)

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.