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Board

Mount Rogers Community Services is governed by a 14-member Board of Directors. Each Board Member represents one of the six localities Mount Rogers serves (Bland, Carroll, Grayson, Smyth, and Wythe Counties as well as the City of Galax). Board makeup is determined by the relative population of each locality. Board Members serve 3-year appointments, and may serve up to 9 years consecutively. Following 9 years of consecutive service, Board Members must be off the Board for 1 year before being eligible again.

Board members provide oversight and direction for Mount Rogers, while the agency’s Executive Director oversees day-to day operation.

The current board officers are:

Chairperson – Barbara Bartnik

Vice Chairperson – Susan Sneed

Treasurer – Mary Coulson

Secretary – Joanne Groseclose

Bland County

Kathy Havens

Board Member

Kathy Havens has served Bland County as a Board Member for a total of 3 years.

Carroll County

Mary Coulson

Board Treasurer

Mary Coulson serves as Board Treasurer. Ms. Coulson has served Carroll County as a Board Member for a total of 17 years.

Gerald Goad

Board Member

Gerald Goad has served Carroll County as a Board Member for a total of 4 years.

Mava Vass

Board Member

Mava Vass has served Carroll County as a Board Member for a total of 21 years.

Grayson County

Kathy Cole

Board Member

Kathy Cole is in her first year serving Grayson County as a Board Member.

Thomas Revels

Board Member

Thomas Revels has served Grayson County as a Board Member for a total of 2 years.

City of Galax

Sharon Plichta

Board Member

Sharon Plichta has served the City of Galax as a Board Member for a total of 8 years.

Smyth County

Joanne Groseclose

Board Secretary

Joanne Groseclose serves as Board Secretary. Ms. Groseclose has served Smyth County as a Board Member for a total of 2 years.

Susie Jennings

Board Member

Susie Jennings has served Smyth County as a Board Member for a total of 6 years.

Beverly Mountain

Board Member

Beverly Mountain has served Smyth County as a Board Member for a total of 9 years.

Susan Sneed

Board Vice Chairperson

Susan Sneed serves as Board Vice Chairperson. Ms. Sneed has served Smyth County as a Board Member for a total of 17 years.

Wythe County

Barbara Bartnik

Board Chairperson

Barbara Bartnik serves as Board Chairperson. Ms. Bartnik has served Wythe County as a Board Member for a total of 5 years.

Joe Bean

Board Member

Joe Bean has served Wythe County as a Board Member for a total of 9 years.

Jamie Smith

Board Member

Jamie Smith is in his first year serving Wythe County as a Board Member.