Foundation - Board of Directors
Board of Directors
The BridgeValley Foundation leadership consist of a group of local industry and community leaders who volunteer their time to help BridgeValley build a brighter future for the places we call home.
Mr. Rick Atkinson, Chair - Term expires: June 30, 2022
Rick serves as the City Manager for the City of South Charleston and began volunteering on the Foundation Board in 2018.
Mr. John Frisby, Vice Chair - Term expires: June 30, 2023
John serves as an Investigator for the State of West Virginia and began volunteering on the Foundation Board in 2019.
Ms. Sarah Martin, Treasurer - Term expires: June 30, 2021
Sarah is a CPA for Gray, Griffith, and Mays. She first served as a member of the Bridgemont Foundation Board and has been actively involved with Foundation activities since BridgeValley's inception in 2014.
Ms. Danielle Douglas - Term expires: June 30, 2024
Ms. Douglas serves as branch manager for The Huntington National Bank. She is also a registered investment representative for Huntington Financial Advisors.
Dr. Sue Forsbrey - Term expires: June 30, 2023
Dr. Forsbrey is actively involved with the BridgeValley Nursing program, as well as volunteers her time as a Foundation Board member. She taught nursing courses for many years at Kanawha Valley CTC.
Ms. Rachel Harper - Term expires: June 30, 2023
Rachel is one of BridgeValley's distinguished alumna and the Director of Student Life and Leadership for BridgeValley. While attending BVCTC, she was the Student Government (SGA) President, Board of Governors (BOG) Student Representative, and the first WV HEPC State Advisory Council of Students (SACS) Chair from a two-year institution. She went on to study at West Virginia State University where she received both a B.A. in Political Science with a minor in History and her Master’s in Public Administration. While at WVSU, she was both SGA Vice President, BOG Student Representative, WV HEPC SACS representative for WVSU, as well as, president of the Political Science Society and member of multiple campus organizations.
Dr. Carl Kennedy - Term expires: June 30, 2023
Dr. Carl owns Kennedy Dental in Montgomery, WV. In addition to serving on the Foundation Board, he is actively involved in the communities of Montgomery and Smithers.