WILLIAMSBURG-JAMES CITY COUNTY COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Federal regulations require that our Board have three sectors of our community represented: Elected Officials or their Designee, Low-Income Representatives, and Private and/or Civic Representatives. All positions represent the geographic areas of the City of Williamsburg and James City County.
Mrs. Carolyn Baker – Board Chair
Ms. Baker is a community activist. She serves her community as the President of the Lightfoot/Mooretown Road Protective and Improvement League Community Organization. Ms. Baker was appointed to serve on the Board of Directors by the Lightfoot & Mooretown Community.
Mr. Robert Braxton
Mr. Braxton was appointed to serve on the Board of Directors by the City of Williamsburg.
Dr. Danielle Dallaire
Dr. Dallaire is an Associate Professor of Psychology at the College of William & Mary and a faculty affiliate of the Public Health and Community Studies programs. Dr. Dallaire serves on the Board of Directors from the private sector.
Ms. Eletha Davis
Ms. Davis is a librarian with the Williamsburg Regional Library. She has blessed our agency with over thirty years of service on the Board of Directors, Head Start Policy Council, and the Project Discovery Advisory Board. Ms. Davis was elected to serve on the Board of Directors by the Highland Park Community.
Mr. George Drummond
Mr. Drummond has served on the Board of Directors for over fifteen years and was elected to serve on the Board of Directors by the Grove Community.
Mrs. Diane Finney – Board Secretary
Mrs. Finney works for the Department of Social Services with James City County. She is also a member of the county’s Black History Program. Mrs. Finney was appointed to serve on the Board of Directors by James City County.
Ms. Francine Green
Ms. Green is a previous Head Start parent and classroom volunteer. She is a member of the Head Start Policy Council and the Board of Directors.
Ms. Ariel Hedgepeth
Ms. Hedgepeth is an area attorney and serves on the Board of Directors from the private sector.
Lt. Jeffrey Hicklin – Board Treasurer
Lt. Hicklin is an Administrative Lieutenant with the James City County Police Department since 1993 and was appointed to our board by the county.
Mr. Jason O’Conner – Board Assistant Secretary
Mr. O’Conner is a local business owner and serves on the Board of Directors from the private sector.
Maj. Eric Peterson – Board Vice-Chair
Maj. Peterson is an Major with James City County Police Department and has served our community since 1994. He serves on the Board of Directors from the private sector.
Mr. Hugo Reyes
Mr. Reyes currently serves as a cyber security planner and policy developer, focusing on strategic planning and policy development for the Department of Homeland Security. He serves on the Board of Directors from the private sector.
Dr. Catherine Richardson
Dr. Richardson is a Broker Associate in the Williamsburg area and was appointed to the Board of Directors by James City County.
Mrs. Amanda Ulishney – Treasurer
Mrs. Ulishney is a Vice-President at TowneBank and serves on the Board of Directors from the private sector.
Mr. Peter Walentisch
Mr. Walentisch is the Director of Human Services for the City of Williamsburg. He serves on numerous boards and commissions in the community. Mr. Walentisch has served on the CAA Board of Directors for over 20 years and was appointed by the City of Williamsburg.
Mrs. Amanda Wheeler
Mrs. Wheeler is employed with Child Development Resources and was appointed to the Board of Directors by James City County.
Rev. Thomas Wynne
Rev. Wynne was appointed to the Board of Directors by the Faith Community.
• Executive Committee
• Governance & Nominating Committee
• Finance Committee
• Audit – Sub committee
• Planning & Performance Committee
• Communication & Development
• Community Development organization
Please call our administrative offices at (757) 229-9332 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about our agency.