Executive Committee (2016-2017)

  • KEN PATTERSON, Chair of the Board of Directors
  • WANDA BASS, Vice Chair and Policy/Bylaws Committee Chair
  • TERESA STEWART, Treasurer and Finance Committee Chair
  • JENNIFER TOWNSEND,Secretary and Nominating/Membership Committee Chair
  • TESSIE B. BACON, Attorney & Human Resource & Compensation Committee
  • JUDY M. JONES, Planning and Evaluation Committee Chair


Governmental Representative

  • JUDY M. JONES, Amelia County Board of Supervisors
    • TAYLOR HARVIE, Amelia County Administrator – Alternate
  • HARRY BRYANT, Buckingham County Board of Supervisors
    • BECKY CARTER, Buckingham County Administrator – Alternate
  • WILLIAM “KEVIN” INGLE, Cumberland County Board of Supervisors
    • JERRY SEAL, Cumberland County Alternate
  • EDWARD W. PENNINGTON, Lunenburg County Board of Supervisors
    • TRACY GEE, Lunenburg County Administrator – Alternate
  • HELEN SIMMONS, Nottoway County Board of Supervisors
  • JERRY R. TOWNSEND, Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors
    • W. BARTLETT, Prince Edward County Administrator – Alternate


Representatives of Individuals Living In Poverty

  • DEBRA ADAMS – Amelia County
  • LINDA PAIGE – Buckingham County
  • VAN H. PETTY, Sr. – Cumberland County
  • LENA HIPPS-CLARKE – Lunenburg County
  • Vacant – Nottoway County
  • TORRIE PATTERSON – Prince Edward County


Community Representatives

  • WANDA BASS, Special Education Professional
  • TESSIE B. BACON, Attorney
  • KEN PATTERSON, Town Government and Veteran
  • JENNIFER TOWNSEND, Private Business Owner
  • Dr. ODESSA PRIDE – Chair of the Head Start Policy Council