Directors & Committees

Directors

The museum is guided by a Board of Directors who actively participates in the educational programming, exhibit development and museum expansion.

2019 Board of Directors

  • Alan Welch, Northumberland County………………Chairperson
  • Sam Johnson, Richmond County…………………Vice-Chairperson
  • J. Rawleigh Simmons, Lancaster County……………Secretary
  • Craig Giese. Lancaster County …………….Treasurer
  • Ronnie Gill, Essex County
  • John H. Jenkins, Westmoreland County
  • John H. Jones, Westmoreland County
  • Aubrey Mitchell, King George County
  • Lee Sanders, Richmond County
  • Sylvia Saunders, Northumberland County
  • Margaret Welch, Northumberland County

 

Associate Directors

  • Barbara Jean Jones
  • Brenda Carey
  • Linwood Gresham
  • Tucker  Beane
  • Florence Forrester
  • Heather Drinkwater
  • Dale Clark
  • Luttrell Tadlock
  • Charles C. “Chip” Jones
  • Stan Mitchell

Advisors

  • Trent Jones, Va. Cooperative Extension, Richmond

The Board of Directors is elected by the membership at the Annual Meeting to serve four year terms. Terms expire on a rotating basis so new directors are recruited each year when needed. Regional representation is important so directors are recruited from a minimum of the five counties of the Northern Neck.

Directors Emeritas

Standing Committees

FARM TO FORK COMMITTEE
*Barbara Jean Jones
Johnny Jones
Sam Johnson

SPECIAL EVENTS COMMITTEE
*Barbara Jean Jones
Linwood Gresham 

BUILDING COMMITTEE
*Luttrell Tadlock
Lee Sanders
Rawleigh Simmons

BOARD DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
*Aubrey Mitchell
Ronnie Gill

PUBLICITY
*Heather Drinkwater

MEMBERSHIP & FUND RAISING COMMITTEE

Alan Welch

ACCESSIONS & EXHIBITS COMMITTEE
*Stan Mitchell
John Jenkins
Rawleigh Simmons

FINANCE & AUDIT COMMITTEE
*Ronnie Gill
Craig Giese

EDUCATION & GRANT COMMITTEE
*Sam Johnson

GIFT SHOP COMMITTEE
*Margaret Welch
Brenda Carey
Sylvia Saunders
Marie Goode

WEBSITE MANAGER:

Sam Johnson

Committee Chairpersons are appointed by the Museum Chairperson to serve a two year term. Members are recruited by the Committee Chairperson. If you would like to volunteer to work on a committee please call the museum at 804.761.5952.