Board of Directors

The current VAISEF Board of Directors is serving a two-year term from 2014-2016. Contact information is below for each board member, but general questions should be directed to VAISEF staff.

Past President
Ronald K. Spears
Chief Operating Officer
Elk Hill
PO Box 99
Goochland, VA 23063
(804) 457-4866
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President
Gary L. Jones, Ph.D.
Chief Executive Officer
Youth For Tomorrow
11835 Hazel Circle Drive
Bristow, VA 20136
(703) 396-7202
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Secretary
Brendan Folmar
Principal
Virginia Home for Boys and Girls - The John G. Wood School
8716 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23294
804-270-6566
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First Vice President
Jim McGee
Program Director
Rivermont School
3024 Forest Hills Circle
Lynchburg, VA 23501
(434) 947-4697
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Second Vice President
Mark Mellusi
Principal
The Discovery School of Virginia, Inc.
PO Box 1160
Dillwyn, VA 1160
(434) 983-5616
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Accreditation Committee Chair
Warren G. Bull
President and CEO
Specialized Youth Services of Virginia, Inc.
230 South Crater Road
Petersburg, VA 23803
(804) 733-2180
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Membership Services Committee Chair
Brian Summo, MS.Ed.
Principal
Rivermont School - Alleghany Highlands
331 West Main Street
Covington, VA 24426
(540) 965-6388
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Ways & Means Committee Chair
Eli T. Newcomb, M.Ed.
Director of Education
The Faison School
1701 Byrd Avenue
Richmond, VA 23230
(804) 612-1947
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Health & Safety Committee Chair
Michael S. Triggs
CEO/Managing Director
The Hughes Center
1601 Franklin Turnpike
Danville, VA 24540
(434) 836-8510
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Government Affairs Committee Chair
Courtney D. Gaskins, Ph.D.
Director of Program Services
Youth For Tomorrow
11835 Hazel Circle Drive
Bristow, VA 20136
(703) 396-7192
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Membership Recruitment Chair
Barret Stump, M.S.
Director
Lafayette School
103 Zion Station Road
Troy, VA 22974
(434) 589-2370
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Treasurer
Tricia Delano
CEO
Jackson-Feild Behavioral Health Services
546 Walnut Grove Drive
Jarratt, VA 23867
(434) 634-3217
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At-Large Director
Wade Puryear
Vice President of Education
Charterhouse School
3900 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23230
(804) 353-4461
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Quality Services Committee Chair
Katherine Means
Director of Quality Assurance and Risk Management
Virginia Home for Boys and Girls
8716 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23294
(804) 716-9531
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At-Large Director
Julie D. Wingfield, M.Ed.
Executive Director
Riverside School
2110 McRae Road
Richmond, VA 23235
(804) 320-3465
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