The Community Foundation is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of individuals who are community leaders in Harrisonburg and Rockingham County. Members of the board are chosen for their knowledge of the community’s charitable, civic and educational needs. Directors serve for three-year terms and bring to the board their expertise in finance, investment, law, nonprofits, education, local government, public relations, and a deep commitment to our community.

Lindsay Brubaker

Attorney, Botkin Rose

TCFHR Board Secretary

Trish Davidson

Rockingham County Finance Director

Jason Fink

JMU Professor, Finance; Wachovia Securities Faculty Fellow

Donna Harper

Vice President for JMU Access and Enrollment Management

TCFHR Board Chair

Kristian Horneber

Senior Accounting Manager - JMU Foundation

Gannon Irons

Edward Jones

Cynthia Prieto

Retired Principal, Harrisonburg City Public Schools

Alan Shelton

Retired Senior Food Scientist, Cargill

Ande Banks

Harrisonburg Deputy City Manager

Leslie Dutt

Merck & Co.

Kevin Flint

Financial Planning Analyst - Hess Financial

Board Vice Chair

Cary Hevener

Chief Financial Officer - TSSI

Dale B. Hulvey

Retired CIO - AVP for JMU Information Technology

TCFHR Board Past Chair

Charles A. Martorana

retired President - Blue Ridge Bank

Mike Mehling

Information Technology Application Manager, JMU

Matthew C. Sunderlin

Attorney & Managing Partner - Clark & Bradshaw, PC

Emeritus Directors

Since its inception The Community Foundation of Harrisonburg & Rockingham County has depended upon the vision and commitment of the many men and women who have believed in our mission and supported our work. We are thankful to all who have given of their time to The Community Foundation.

Some individuals have given extraordinary service to The Community Foundation over the years, offering their time, talents and professional expertise on our behalf. We gratefully acknowledge the following founders, former directors and officers by naming each of them “Director Emeritus.”

  • Wayne Alley   Committee Chair, 1999-2010
  • Ellen Brodersen    President, 2005 – 2010; Treasurer, 2013 – 2016, 2018 – present
  • Stephanne S. Byrd    Executive Director, 2002 – 2006; Board member, 2006 – 2019; Board Chair, 2015 – 2017;                                      Committee Chair, 2016 – 2019
  • David Driver    Committee Chair, 2001 – 2016
  • Kathleen Graves    Secretary, 2008 – 2012; Committee Chair, 2011 – 2014
  • Lawrence H. Hoover, Jr.    Founder
  • Andrew M. Huggins    Founder
  • Betty B. Martin    Secretary, 1998-2008
  • Amy L. Rush      Volunteer Accountant, 2006 – 2008; Board member, 2009 – 2016
  • Phillip C. Stone, Jr.    Founder
  • John Vincie    Founder

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