Board of Trustees


Mr. T. Darnley Adamson, III                          

Marketing & Development

Real Estate Broker

Vice Chair          

CDR William H. Poarch                                                         

Facilities & New Ventures

Retired commercial airline pilot


Ms. Anne Gordon Greever                                                    

Personnel & Audit Committee

Retired, Hunton & Williams


Mr. Robert B. Wynne                                                            

Finance & Personnel Committee

Attorney, McGuire Woods

Mrs. Cherie R. Blazer                                                             

Marketing &Development Chair 

Principal, Company B Communications

Rev. James W. Browder, III

Vicar, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church

Mr. James R. Chisman

Facilities Committee

Owner, Chisman Development Corp.

Ms. Beverley Coleman                                                          

Development Committee

Retired – Commonwealth of Virginia

Ms. Patricia H. Delano                                                          

President & CEO

Dr.  Carole E. Farnham                                                          

Program Committee Chair 

Clinical Psychologist 

Dr. Muriel A. Hawkins                                                           

Program Committee

Administrator Virginia State University

Ms. Anne W. Hill                                                                   

Finance Committee


The Hon. Robert G. O’Hara                                                   

Facilities Committee

Retired Judge

Ms. Laura Y. Peery                                                                 

Program Committee

Sales Associate Steele Group


Col. Steven Riethmiller                                                         

Facilities Committee Chair

Retired Professor – VMI

Dr. Leslie W. Rose, III                                                            

Program Committee


R. Dean Squires Development Committee

Property Manager Highwoods Properties

The Rev. Rhonda E. Wheeler

Rector, Emmanuel Episcopal Church

Jackson-Feild has been working with children & families since 1855. Our evolution from the original orphanage, to assisting youth needing services today, has changed dramatically.