Melanie guides our philanthropy program, working to ensure we have the resources necessary to provide healthy aging programs to our community both today and in the future. She has more than 25 years of successful philanthropy leadership at organizations that include SMU, UVA, and The Center for Open Science, and is part of The Center's leadership team.
Danielle develops, implements, and executes strategic marketing initiatives to expand awareness of Center resources and the benefits of healthy aging.
As head of our program team, Jennifer ensures programs and operations are effective, efficient, and aligned with our mission and values. She also oversees our rental program and is part of the leadership team responsible for organization-wide decision making and strategic planning.
Kristine provides office and bookkeeping support to ensure The Center adheres to best practices for nonprofit business operations and reporting.
Philanthropy Assistant Director
Lynn helps individuals and corporations match their philanthropic goals with Center needs. She also works with volunteers to manage special events that advance our mission.
Linda has been with the Center since 1999. A licensed travel agent, she oversees The Center's travel program as well as individual travel for members and guests.
Liz is part of the programming team that develops and coordinates the many programs available to Center and community members.
Coordinator of Volunteer Resources
Along with overseeing volunteer programs at The Center, Bobbi works with other nonprofits to provide volunteer resources, matching individuals with positions that suit their interests, skills, and talents.
Graphics and Social Media Coordinator
Through design and production of print and digital communications Alexandra brings The Center’s brand to life to inform and engage a broad range of audiences.
Welcome Desk Associate
Gale welcomes people to evenings at The Center, providing support for members and guests.
If you are looking for space for a wedding, meeting, party, or other event, Kari can help!
Member & Visitor Services Director
As a resource and advocate for members and guests, Izzy fosters positive and responsive relationships to enhance engagement with and access to The Center's healthy aging programs.
As a program coordinator, Carolyn plans and implements both online and on-site programs to meet the needs of The Center community.
Member & Visitor Services Coordinator
As a primary point of contact for members and guests, Susan helps them get the most out of The Center and helps create a welcoming environment at the Welcome Desk.
Strategy & Communications Director
Virginia works to promote awareness of the organization and supports philanthropy, membership, and programs with print and digital communications from advertising to annual reports. She is also part of the leadership team that collaborates on special projects and strategic planning development.
As our Facilities Manager, Trevor oversees the maintenance of the building, its systems, and its grounds, ensuring that things look good and run smoothly.
Kim oversees the financial operations necessary for The Center's successful operation. Along with budgeting, analysis, and reporting, she monitors financial policies and procedures to ensure compliance with relevant statutes and regulations.
Kiri is part of our philanthropy team. She provides support for all fund development, including donor correspondence and event logistics.
Peter joined The Center as executive director in 1999. He works in conjunction with the Board of Directors to maintain the integrity of the organization's mission and plans and represents The Center on community organization boards, committees, and task forces.
Welcome Desk Associate
Laquanda is a terrific resource for members and visitors, answering questions, helping with program and membership registration, and more.
Alex plans and teaches fitness classes where individuals can work at their own pace to reach their health and fitness goals.
As a program coordinator, Olivia helps our programming team develop and oversee a wide array of offerings for The Center community.
Board of Directors 2022-2023
Director of Communications, Madison House, Adjunct Faculty, PVCC
CPA, Hantzmon Wiebel LLP
Partner in Advisory Risk Management, KPMG (ret.)
District Manager for Child Support, Commonwealth of VA (ret.)
Associate Professor, Emeritus, Psychology Department, University of Virginia
President, Health Data Services, Inc.
CFO, Whirlpool Coporation (ret.)
Owner, IKOR of Charlottesville
Board Member of Piedmont CASA
CEO, Trove Home Care
Joyce Turner Lewis*
Guidance Counselor, Albemarle County Public Schools (ret.)
Vice President Marketing, Westminster-Canterbury of the Blue Ridge
Officer, US Navy (ret.)
Council President, Attorney (ret.)
President of Park Street Senior Living, and Development Director of Assisted Living/Memory Care/Independent Living Communities
Founding Partner, Tucker Griffin Barnes P.C.
* Center member
Board of Directors meetings are generally held the fourth Monday of every odd month from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.