VACSB Board of Directors

VACSB 2024-2025 Board of Directors
  • Chair: Patrick Sowers, Prince William County CSB
  • Past Chair: Angelo Wider, Loudoun County CSB
  • First Vice-Chair: Gib Sloan, Chesterfield CSB 
  • Second Vice-Chair: Ingrid Barber, Alleghany Highlands Community Services
  • Secretary: Stephanie Clark, Alleghany Highlands Community Services
  • Treasurer: Bernetta Watkins, Crossroads CSB
Council Chairs
  • Mental Health Services Council: Alisha Wright, Southside Behavioral Health
  • Developmental Services Council: Shannon Clark, Piedmont Community Services and LaVoyce Reid, Arlington CSB
  • Substance Use Disorders Services Council: LeNelle Mozell, Prince William CSB and Tim May, Northwestern CSB 
  • Child & Family Services Council: Cathy Brown, Blueridge Behavioral Health and Paulette Skapars, Richmond Behavioral Health Authority
  • Prevention Services Council: Kelly Bulin, Eastern Shore CSB and Melissa Ackley, Chesterfield CSB
  • Emergency Services Council: Kim Woodlee, Mount Rogers Community Services and Ashton Morse, Encompass Community Supports
  • Finance Directors Council: Danielle Sayre, Chesterfield CSB and Bill Fellows, Richmond Behavioral Health Authority
  • Human Resource Directors Council: Crystal Homer, Alleghany Highlands Community Services and Cindy Lewis, Danville-Pittsylvania Community Services 
  • Quality Leadership Council: Melissa Constantine, Chesapeake Integrated Behavioral Healthcare and Laura Davis, Mount Rogers Community Services
  • Regional Programs & Services: Lisa Beitz, Region Ten CSB 
Committee Chairs
  • Public Policy: Greg Preston, Piedmont Community Services 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: OPEN 
  • Administrative Policy: Mark Chadwick, Blue Ridge Behavioral Healthcare and Ellen Harrison, Northwestern CSB
  • Technical Administration: OPEN
  • Quality & Outcomes: 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: Rebekah Brubaker, Jim Sikkema, Barbara Barrett
  • Region 2: Margaret Graham, Evan Jones, Voneka Bennett
  • Region 3: Rebecca Holmes, Debbi Knox, Jane Carlson
  • Region 4: Laura Totty, Charnessa Pleasant, Bernetta Watkins
  • Region 5: Ed Gonzales, Dr. Darryl Pirok, Bea Dahlen