The Bay Aging Board of Directors membership is composed of volunteers who represent each of the counties Bay Aging serves. Ten members are appointed by their county’s Board of Supervisors. Five members are chosen by the citizens of the Middle Peninsula and Northern Neck. All serve for a term of five years.

2020 Bay Aging Board Meeting Dates

Remaining 2019 Meeting:  November 21, 2019 at Port Town Village

January 23, 2020 @ 9:30 a.m. at Port Town Village

March 26, 2020 @ 9:30 a.m. at Port Town Village

May 28, 2020 @ 9:30 a.m. at Port Town Village

July 23, 2020 @ 9:30 a.m. at Port Town Village

September 24, 2020 @ 9:30 a.m. at Port Town Village

November 19, 2020 @ 9:30 a.m. at Port Town Village

Finance Committee Meetings are held the Thursday before the Board meeting at Main Bay Aging Administrative Building Board Room at 9:30 a.m.

January 16, 2020

March 19, 2020

May 21, 2020

July 16, 2020

September 17, 2020

November 12, 2020

Executive Committee Meetings – As needed

Nominating Committee Meetings – As needed

All other Committee Meetings – As needed

Board of Directors

October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2020


Stanley Clarke

Chair, Essex County

Retired Sheriff of Essex County; volunteers through his church community and civic groups

Karen Lewis

Vice-Chair, Westmoreland County

Assistant County Administrator for Westmoreland County; community volunteer and advocate for seniors and people with disabilities

Ron Saunders

Treasurer, Gloucester County

Retired from Dominion Virginia Power
Active in the community including efforts to support community organizations through the Gloucester Community Foundation

Barry L. Gross, M.D.

Recording Secretary, At Large

Resident of Gloucester County, practicing physician; Former 17yr CMO and EVP for Riverside Health System; very active in many health care related organizations


Jimmie Carter

(At Large)

Resident of Lancaster County, Foundation Director for Rappahannock General Hospital; very active community volunteer

Marcia Jones

Middlesex County

Retired Assistant County Administrator from Middlesex County after 31 years; active in the community

Cynthia Talcott

Richmond County

Retired, worked with adults with disabilities in supported employment programs; active community volunteer

Ed Clayton

Mathews County

Command Sergeant Major, U.S. Army (Ret.); very active through several civic organizations

Reverend Maria Harris

King William County

Associate Minister at Third Union Baptist Church in Walkerton; active in her community and strong advocate for people with disabilities

Charles Adkins, Esq.

King & Queen County

King and Queen County Commonwealth’s Attorney; active community volunteer

James “Jim” Dudley

(At Large)

Resident of Middlesex County. Retired Director of McGuire Veterans Medical Center; Retired Director of Medical Services for the Paralyzed Veterans of America; Vestry governing board of his Church

Bruce Craig

Northumberland County

Retired from AoA; Vice President of Northumberland-Lancaster Habitat for Humanity; active volunteer through numerous organizations

Vera Lee

Lancaster County

Assistant to Children’s Library Director in Lancaster; previous Director of Wellness, Child Care/Teen Center at Northern Neck YMCA; worked in Oncology at Rappahannock General Hospital for 20 years.

Belinda Johnson

(At Large)

Resident of Westmoreland County, works for DSS; advocate for the disenfranchised; volunteers through several civic organizations

Bay Aging Foundation Board of Directors

The Bay Aging Foundation Board of Directors determines the policies, procedures and regulations for the Bay Aging Foundation; engages in cultivating relationships, stewardship and raising funds to finance Bay Aging; provides leadership for long-term and strategic planning; and monitors the Foundation’s performance.

Learn more about how to support Bay Aging through charitable giving here.


By Mary Lazare, Principal Deputy Administrator I recently visited Bay Aging in Urbanna, Virginia, to learn more about their current work and receive an update on their Veteran Directed Care (VDC) program. I met with personnel from Bay Aging, veterans enrolled in the VDC program, and staff from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, specifically […]