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
Mary CoulsonBoard Treasurer
Mary Coulson serves as Board Treasurer. Ms. Coulson has served Carroll County as a Board Member for a total of 17 years.
Gerald GoadBoard Member
Gerald Goad has served Carroll County as a Board Member for a total of 4 years.
City of Galax
Joanne GrosecloseBoard Secretary
Joanne Groseclose serves as Board Secretary. Ms. Groseclose has served Smyth County as a Board Member for a total of 2 years.
Susie JenningsBoard Member
Susie Jennings has served Smyth County as a Board Member for a total of 6 years.
Beverly MountainBoard Member
Beverly Mountain has served Smyth County as a Board Member for a total of 9 years.
Barbara BartnikBoard Chairperson
Barbara Bartnik serves as Board Chairperson. Ms. Bartnik has served Wythe County as a Board Member for a total of 5 years.