*Marellen Aherne, President• Organizational Consultant (retired)
*Andy Arnold, Vice President • Arnold and Bailey, PLLC
*Allison Marinoff Carle, Vice President • Associate Broker, Compass Real Estate
*Paul Kessler, Treasurer • Group Director – Global Cardiovascular Research, Bristol-Meyers Squibb
*Rick Shaffer, Secretary • Senior Director, TransVoyent

Sharon J. Anderson • Creative Director
John Bachner • CEO, Bachner Communications, Inc.
Beth Batdorf
• Clinical Social Worker
Robin Berrington • U.S. Foreign Service (retired)
*Mary I. Bradshaw • Retired, Non-Profit Executive
Roberta DeBiasi, MD • Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, Children’s National Health System
James Eros • Retired, International Language Institute
Nancy Feldman • Non-Profit arts volunteer
*Hans Fogle • Public Information Officer, Jefferson County Public Schools
*Ann M. Harkins • Chief Executive Officer, National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC)
Dr. Mary Hendrix • President, Shepherd University
*Ed Herendeen • Producing Director, CATF
Diana Horvat • Managing Director, HYL Architecture
Tripp Lowe • Director of Hotel Operations, Clarion Hotel & Conference Center/Quality Inn & Agent/Member, Lowe Real Estate Group
*Stephanie Mathias • Director of Government Affairs, Cox Enterprises
Elizabeth McDonald • Realtor, Dandridge Realty
*Peggy McKowen • Associate Producing Director, CATF
*Kakie McMillan • Community Volunteer
Susan L. Mills • Former TV News Producer, Programming Director, MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour
Franklin C. Moore • Deputy Assistant Administrator, USAID Bureau for Africa
David Rampy • Educator and Professional Opera Singer/Dramatic Tenor (retired)
Patricia Rissler
• Federal Legislative Consultant
*Falynn Schmidt • Business Development Leader, DLR Group (architects/engineers)
David Emerson Toney • Theatre Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University & Professional Actor
Debbie Veney • Director of Communications and Policy, NewSchools Venture Fund
Alan N. Yount • Public School Teacher (retired) and Writer

*member of CATF’s Executive Committee


Ex Officio

Rob Tudor • Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, Shepherd University


Honorary Board

Jenny Ewing Allen, COO, SkyTruth
Jon Amores • Executive Director, WV Department of Administration, Real Estate Division
Jason Aufdem-Brinke
• Theatrical Designer
Martin Burke, Management Consultant
Ellen Cappellanti, Jackson & Kelly – Charleston, Attorney
Carmela Cesare, Founder & Co-Owner, Tonic Therapeutic Herb Shop
Bridget Cohee, Circuit Court Judge, WV 23rd District
Bill Drennen, Retired Real Estate Agent
Mary Clare Eros, Retired Attorney
Thomas S. Foster, Rockwood Capital
Lily Hill, Community Volunteer
Pete Hoffman, Attorney, Jackson & Kelly (retired)
Catherine Irwin, Retired; Arts Manager
Judith Katz Leavy, Consultant
Susan Kemnitzer, National Science Foundation
Katha Kissman, Organizational Development Consultant
Dimetra Lewin, Educator
Tripp Lowe, General Manager, Clarion Hotel & Conference Center
Stanley C. Marinoff, M.D., Retired Physician
Tia McMillan, Jefferson Distributing Co.
Noah Mehrkam, President, The Arcland Group
Andrew D. Michael, Retired VP, The Woods Resort
Jeanne Muir, CEO, InnExperienced
Joyce Carol Oates, Author, Playwright, and Professor, Princeton University
Karen Rice, Director of Life Long Learning, Shepherd University
Audrey Rowe • Administrator, Food and Nutrition Service (USDA)
Michael Santa Barbara
, Santa Barbara PLLC Attorney
R.B. Seem, Senior Vice President, Wells Fargo
Lynn Shirley, Management Consultant
Sylvia Bailey Shurbutt • Professor, Shepherd University
Stephen Skinner, Skinner Law Firm
Mary Helen Strauch, Independent
Kevin Struthers, The Kennedy Center
Kirsten Trump, Professor, Shenandoah University
Marjorie Weingold, Community Volunteer
Scott Widmeyer, Vice President • Founder, Widmeyer Communications & Founding Managing Partner, Finn Partners
Lisa Younis, Community Volunteer


Emeritus Board

Ronald Jones, Linda Rice, Dr. Scott Beard in memoriam, Shirley Marinoff in memoriam, Michael Proffitt in memoriam