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 2021 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!


President:
Ron Cottrell                                                                         
President and CEO, Hospice of the Piedmont


Past President:
Tasha Walsh
Executive Director, Rockbridge Area Hospice


Vice President:
Carla Thompson
Director of Hospice, Bon Secours/Mercy Health
Richmond Hospice House & Home Hospice

 


Treasurer:
Caitlin Riccobono, Esq.
Healthcare Attorney
Gravely Group

 


Secretary:  
Cindi Carney
Executive Director
Goodwin House Palliative Care and Hospice

 


Representative:
Chris Santarsiero
Director of Public Affairs
VITAS

 


Representative:
Tina Maxson
Executive Director
Capital Caring

 


Representative:
Rachel Schmidt
Community Board Member


Representative:
Pat Bishop
Executive Director
Capital Caring Health


Representative:
Deena Cress, MSW
Director of Psychosocial Services
Legacy and Journey Hospice Divisions
LHC Group, Inc.


Representative:
Aaron Housh
Chief Executive Officer
Good Samaritan Hospice 


Representative:
Jennifer T. Martin RN, CHPN
Chief Nursing Officer
Blue Ridge Hospice