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Board of Directors

Our board of directors is responsible for making sure United Way is on the right track. They meet monthly to discuss strategic issues facing the organization.

The board holds United Way's senior staff responsible for carrying out our mission. They ensure that United Way is an organization you can trust. The board is composed of community leaders from throughout the Northern Shenandoah Valley.

2017 Officers:

Darcus Breneman
The Winchester Group
2017 Board Chair


 Susan Brooks
Navy Federal Credit Union
1st Vice Chair


2nd Vice Chair
Wilborn Roberson
BB&T Greater Washington Commercial Credit


Karen Vacchio
County of Frederick Virginia
Secretary, Marketing



Ted Troxell 


2017 Members: 

Nadine Pottinga, United Way of NSV
President, CEO

Scott C. Harvard 
First Bank

Kurt Beyreis 
Retired Exxon-Mobil

Chuck Bishop
Clarke County Schools

Richie Crim
Lord Fairfax Community College

Dr. Damon DeArment
Shenandoah Valley Orthodontics

Lori Eversole
City National Bank

Carolyn “Callie” Fitzwater 
Adams & Jones, PLC

Lori Fountain Bales
Your Healthy Side Corporate Wellness

Mike Gochenour
Northern Virginia Daily

Floyd Heater
Shen. Memorial Hospital

William Nordman
Historic Properties of VA, Inc.

Chris Rucker
Valley Health System

Jay Rudolph

Julie Spaid-Hockman
Thermo Fisher Scientific

Michelle Thomas
Shenandoah Valley Westminster Canterbury

Ted Troxell

Peter Warren
United Bank

Doug Zipp
Shenandoah University