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.

2021 Bay Aging Board Meeting Dates

January 28, 2021 @ 9:30 a.m. by zoom meeting

March 25, 2021 @ 9:30 a.m. by zoom meeting

May 27, 2021 @ 9:30 a.m. by zoom meeting

July 22, 2021 @ 9:30 a.m. by zoom meeting

September 23, 2021 @ 9:30 a.m. by zoom meeting

November 18, 2021 @ 9:30 a.m. by zoom meeting

Finance Committee Meetings are held the Thursday before the Board meeting by zoom meeting at 9:30 a.m.

January 15, 2021

March 18, 2021

May 20, 2021

July 15, 2021

September 16, 2021

November 11, 2021

Executive Committee Meetings – As needed

Nominating Committee Meetings – As needed

All other Committee Meetings – As needed

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Board of Directors

October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2022


Board of Directors Jimmie Carter (At Large)

Jimmie Carter

Chair, At Large

Resident of Lancaster County, Foundation Director for Rappahannock General Hospital; very active community volunteer
Board of Directors Barry L. Gross, M.D. Recording Secretary, At Large

Barry L. Gross, M.D.

Vice-Chair,  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
Board of Directors Stanley Clarke Chair, Essex County

Stanley Clarke

Treasurer, Essex County

Retired Sheriff of Essex County; volunteers through his church community and civic groups
Board of Directors Vera Lee Lancaster County

Vera Lee

Recording Secretary, 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.


Board of Directors Ron Saunders Treasurer, Gloucester County

Ron Saunders

Middlesex County

Retired from Dominion Virginia Power
Active in the community including efforts to support community organizations through the Gloucester Community Foundation
Board of Directors Marcia Jones Middlesex County

Marcia Jones

Middlesex County

Retired Assistant County Administrator from Middlesex County after 31 years; active in the community
Board of Directors Cynthia Talcott Richmond County

Cynthia Talcott

Richmond County

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

Lynda Smith

Mathews County

Resident of Mathews County
Secretary of the Mathews Ruritan Club
Member of Mathews CERT

Board of Directors Reverend Maria Harris King William County

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

Board of Directors Charles Adkins, Esq. King & Queen County

Charles Adkins, Esq.

King & Queen County

King and Queen County Retired Commonwealth’s Attorney; active community volunteer
Board of Directors James “Jim” Dudley (At Large)

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
Board of Directors Bruce Craig Northumberland County

Bruce Craig

Northumberland County

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

Board of Directors Karen Lewis Vice-Chair, Westmoreland County

Karen Lewis

Westmoreland County

Assistant County Administrator for Westmoreland County; community volunteer and advocate for seniors and people with disabilities
Board of Directors Belinda Johnson (At Large)

Belinda Johnson

(At Large)

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

Bill Doyle

Northumberland County

Retired from a career in banking; Retired Vice President of Finance and Admin Services at Rappahannock Community College; Active in civic organizations and LEAD River Counties

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.


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