Leadership & Staff


Board of Directors

Larry Day, Chair

  • Business Development, CTI Consultants, Inc. Nominee for a Leading Lights community service award

Mary Ann Bonadeo, Vice Chair

  • Licensing Liaison, Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Inc.

Ted Koebel, Secretary

  • Professor Emeritus, Urban Affairs and Planning, VT. Founding director of the Virginia Center for Housing Research

R. David Pynn, Treasurer

  • Consulting CPA for business clients. Previous executive director of HFHNRV

Tom Sherman, Member

  • Professor Emeritus of Teaching and Learning, VT. Former Blacksburg Town Council Member

Steve Jones, Member

  • Director of Technology, Town of Blacksburg, VA

Kate Means, Member

  • Social Worker, DePaul Community Resources, Roanoke, VA

Terry Vangelos, Member

  • Real Estate Agent, Coldwell Banker, Blacksburg, VA

Bobby Parker, Member

  • Regional Public Information Officer, Montgomery County Health Department

Crystal Hollins, Member

  • Postal Assistant, Virginia Tech Mail Services and Habitat Home Owner

Don Mullins, Ex Officio member

  • Professor Emeritus, Entomology, VT. Recipient of Lifetime Achievement Award, Leading Lights New River Valley

Patrick Doan, Ex Officio member

  • VT Architecture AP, Advisor to VT Habitat for Humanity Chapter


Habitat NRV Staff

Shelley Fortier, Executive Director, sfortier@HabitatNRV.org
Jade Lewis, Office Manager, jlewis@HabitatNRV.org

Joe Gruss, Construction Manager, jgruss@HabitatNRV.org
Kim Snider, Outreach and Development Manager,  ksnider@HabitatNRV.org

Alicia Tiller, ReStore Manager, atiller@habitatnrv.org

Sara Bohn, Deputy Director, sbohn@habitatnrv.org