The Virginia Association for Hospices & Palliative Care Mission Statement: 

To advocate for quality care for all persons with life-limiting illnesses. 
Promoting hospices and palliative care education and ethical practices,
and serving as a united voice and resource for its members


Meet the VAHPC 2019 Board of Directors

These individuals have a passion for the work we do and we are grateful that they are willing to work for us!



Tasha Walsh, President
    Rockbridge Hospice
Chris Santarsiero, Past President 
Ron Cottrell, Vice President
  Hospice of the Piedmont
Meredith Hodges, Secretary
         Senior Options
Sue Huntington, Treasurer
   Carilion Clinic Hospice
           Tina Maxson
Liaison to  Education Committee
           Capital Caring
Kim Bradley, Board Representative
       Sentara Enterprises
   Rachel Schmidt
Consumer Advocate
Denise Watson, Board Representative
         Mountain Valley Hospice
Cathy Wizorek, Board Representative
     Good Samaritan Hospice
Cindi Carney, Board Representative
           Goodwin House
Caitlin Riccobono, Board Representative
               Nixon Law Group
Pat Bishop, Board Representative
Capital Caring
Madelyn Williams, Board Representative
Bon Secours

Meet the Virginia Association for Hospices & Palliative Care Staff

Brenda Clarkson, Executive Director

Email:  [email protected]

Phone:  804.740.1344


Kathy Mahone, Member Services Specialist

Email:  [email protected]

Phone:  804.740.1344  - available between 9:00 am -1:00 pm, weekdays.