VACSB Board of Directors

VACSB 2023-2024 Board of Directors
  • Chair: Patrick Sowers, Prince William County CSB
  • Past Chair: Angelo Wider, Loudoun County CSB
  • First Vice-Chair: Irvin L. Dallas, Richmond Behavioral Health Authority 
  • Second Vice-Chair: Ingrid Barber, Alleghany Highlands Community Services
  • Secretary: Barbara Barrett, Region Ten Community Services Board
  • Treasurer: William Brenzovich, Hanover Community Services Board
Council Chairs
  • Mental Health Services Council: Bill Rooney, Alexandria CSB, Ryan Banks, Encompass Community Supports
  • Developmental Services Council: Lisa Snider, Loudoun County Department of Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Developmental Services and Shannon Clark, Piedmont CSB
  • Substance Use Disorders Services Council: Tim May, Northwestern CSB and LeNelle Mozell, Prince William CSB 
  • Child & Family Services Council: Morgan Greer, Mount Rogers CSB and Cathy Brown, Blue Ridge Behavioral Health 
  • Prevention Services Council: Kelly Bulin, Eastern Shore CSB and Melissa Ackley, Chesterfield CSB 
  • Emergency Services Council: Cheryl St. John, Virginia Beach Human Services and Kim Woodlee, Mt. Rogers CSB
  • Finance Directors Council: Danielle Sayre, Chesterfield CSB and Bill Fellows, Richmond Behavioral Health Authority
  • Human Resource Directors Council: Crystal Homer, Alleghany Highlands CSB and Cindy Lewis, Danville-Pittsylvania Community Services 
  • Quality Leadership Council: Melissa Constantine, Chesapeake Behavioral Health and Laura Davis,
    Mount Rogers CSB
  • Regional Programs & Services: John Lindstrom, Richmond Behavioral Health Authority and Lisa Beitz, Region Ten CSB 
Committee Chairs
  • Public Policy: Greg Preston, Piedmont CSB and Jim LaGraffe, Encompass Community Supports
  • Services Development: Lisa “MiMi” Sedjat, Eastern Shore CSB and Margaret Graham, Loudoun County Department of Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Developmental Services
  • Training and Development: Lisa Beitz, Region Ten CSB and Melissa Lucy, Horizon Behavioral Health  
  • Regulatory: Ed Gonzales, Chesapeake Behavioral Health and Rebecca Holmes, Highlands CSB 
  • Administrative Policy: Lester Saltzberg, Goochland-Powhatan Community Services and Mark Chadwick, Blue Ridge Behavioral Healthcare
  • Technical Administration: OPEN
  • Quality & Outcomes: Demetrios Peratsakis, Western Tidewater CSB and Melissa Lucy, Horizon Behavioral Health 
Executive Director Forum Designees
  • Past Executive Director Forum Chair: Laura Totty, Henrico Area Mental Health & Developmental Services
  • Executive Directors Forum Vice Chair: Phil Caldwell, Alexandria CSB 
Executive Director and Board Member Region Representatives
  • Region 1: Ingrid Barber, Jim Sikkema, Barbara Barrett
  • Region 2: Margaret Graham
  • Region 3: Rebecca Holmes, Jane Carlson
  • Region 4: Ivy Sager, F. Gibbons “Gib” Sloan, Bernetta Watkins
  • Region 5: David Coe, Dr. Darryl Pirok, Bea Dahlen