Our Leadership & Partners

Leadership Council:

Kathy Rogers, President
Piedmont Arts Association

Jennifer Doss
Martinsville and Henry County Economic Development

Bill Kirby, Treasurer
Vice President, American National Bank 

Dr. Leanna Blevins
New College Institute 

Barbara Jackman          
Martinsville Henry County Coalition
for Health and Wellness

Bud Sedwick
Henry County

Dr. Dawn Holley 
Retired - Henry County Schools 

Dr. Carol Merchant
Martinsville City Schools 

Jim Adams
Henry County Board of Supervisors 

Kathy Whitley
MSN, FNP Henry-Martinsville Health Department

Pam Heath 
Superintendent Martinsville City Schools 

Tiffani Underwood
United Way of Henry County & Martinsville 

Paul Ashbrook
Ashbrook Audiology

Jim Tobin
Piedmont Community Services 

Dr. Theresa Bechtel, Secretary
Martinsville Eyecare Center


Sharon Shepherd, Immediate Past President
Deputy Director, MHC Chamber of Commerce

Dr. Paulette Simington
Executive Director, Special Education
Martinsville City Schools 

Dr. Jared Cotton, Vice Chair
Superintendent, Henry County Schools

Charles Whitfield, Pastor
First Baptist Church East Martinsville

Coalition Members:

Blue Ridge Regional Library Martinsville City Schools
Care Connection for ChildrenMartinsville Henry County Coalition for Health and Wellness
Carilion Medical Associates Martinsville National Counseling Group, Inc.
Charity League of Martinsville and Henry County Norfolk State University
Family Preservation Services Patrick Henry Community College
Henry County Schools Piedmont Arts Association
Henry - Martinsville Department of Social Services Piedmont Community Services
Henry - Martinsville Health Department United Way of Henry County and Martinsville
Liberty Fair Mall Virginia Museum of Natural History