Board of Directors
Robin is a Contracts Analyst and Corporate Outreach with Northrop Grumman. She serves on the Chesterfield Emergency Response Team, as a Committee Member with Bethesda Baptist Missions Ministry, and as a volunteer coordinator at The Bridge.
Dr. Ed Garrett
Dr. Ed served for 43 years as the United Methodist Minister of the Virginia Conference of the United Methodist Church. He also serves as Vice-Chair Missions Committee with Chester United Methodist. He is a recognized leader of Volunteer-in-Missions Teams and teacher at the Life Long Learning Institute. Dr. Ed is a published author of two books on Christian Worship: Get Set for Worship and Design for Worship.
Dr. Laura Taylor
Dr. Laura is an educator and she holds a doctorate degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Phoenix. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications and a master’s degree in teaching from Mary Baldwin College. Dr. Laura is also a published author of the children’sbook, THE BEE-ATITUDES.
Bonnie has served as a noted community leader for several years. She started her career as a social worker and she is the representative from the Chesterfield Department of Social Services. She is a member at St Matthew’s Episcopal Church.
Bob is a retired professional engineer with over 40 years of experience in Transportation Planning, scheduling and project engineering. He serves as as a community in various capacities with the Kiwanis Club, Past Lieutenant Governor, as District Foundation Trustee, and served as Chair of Trustees at Trinity United Methodist Church.
Dr. Garvin Maffett
Dr. Maffett brings a strategic approach to planning, pragmatic business acumen, and exceptional communication skills. He has extensive experience in development and advancement working with Yale University, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Virginia State University and Lackey Clinic.
Lauren holds a masters of science in literacy and culture from Longwood University. She is a former elementary and special education teacher in Chesterfield County Public Schools as well as a Girls on the Run coach. Currently, she is raising her three wild boys and tutoring children in reading. Lauren loves hiking with her family and traveling.
Lynne brings 35 years of experience in teaching, guidance and social work. She is a retired supervisor at the School of Social Work. She holds a Master's of Education from Virginia Commonwealth University. She is a member of the Master Gardener Association and the Extension Leadership Council, UMW & Centenary United Methodist Church.
Pastor David O. Taylor
Pastor Taylor is co-owner and the CEO of Accent Group and Family Services, a community-based services agency. He is a graduate of Richard Bland College, Evans-Smith Leadership Institute of Virginia Union University School of Theology; St. Paul’s College, and he holds a master's degree from Capella University.
Carol Taylor is a graduate of George Mason University and serves as the Director of Business Development for the Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce for six years. Carol is also a licensed REALTOR and she is a member of the Brandermill Rotary Club.
Don A. Blanton
Don Blanton joined CCHASM as its Chief Executive Officer in April 2020. Prior to this, he served as the Director of Operations for the Eastern Region at HopeTree Family Services. In addition to his duties, he is also working toward a Masters of Public Administration through the University of North Dakota.