Board of Directors

Board members Dick Arnold, President (L) poses with Ryan Martin (R) at the 2017 Annual Banquet

NRV Leading Lights is governed by a Board of Directors made up of persons who represent various organizations, geographical areas, and diversity. Terms are three years, with the allowance for serving two consecutive terms.

Dick Arnold, President, German Club Alumni Foundation
Bill King, Vice President, Lutheran Church
Tim Rosche,  Treasurer, Christiansburg Lions Club
Marcela Jara, Secretary, VolunteerNRV/United Way of the New River Valley

John Byers, Blacksburg Breakfast Lions Club
Catherine Cotrupi, VT Engage/Virginia Tech
Kymn Davidson-Hamley, Pub. Relations Chair, United Way of the New River Valley
Gary Eifried, US Coast Guard Auxiliary
Sharon Eifried, Pulaski YMCA
Bob Job, Montgomery County Christmas Store
Kelly Kaiser,, New River Community College Foundation
Christina McIntyre, Awards Chair, Giles County
Ryan Martin, Outreach/Education Chair, YMCA at Virginia Tech
Mary Pettitt, Montgomery County Government
Enrique Rebolledo, YMCA at Virginia Tech
Jessica Twiest, Radford University
Charlie Mullins, Giles County

Community Representatives
David Brown (E)
Jim Mattox (D/F)
Lewis Webb (D/F)

Board Teams provide the bulk of the work for Leading Lights. Teams are:

  • Awards/Nominations
  • Banquet
  • Public Relations
  • Development
  • Outreach/Education
  • Nominations/Board Development