WCBR Foundation Trustees and Officers


 

 


David Maloney, Chair

David earned an undergraduate degree from the University of Richmond. After completing graduate work in tax accounting at the University of Illinois, he returned to his native Virginia. He took a faculty position in 1983 at the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce and remained for 30 years as an educator and researcher. David previously served as a trustee and chair of the WCBR Board of Trustees. He and his wife, Eleanor, are members of First Presbyterian Church, where he has served as a deacon, ruling elder, and chair of their Finance & Administration and Endowment committees. Their two adult daughters and families (including two grandsons) live in Richmond. He and Eleanor enjoy reading, traveling, hiking, and spending time at their mountain cabin.

Angelica D. Light, Vice Chair

Angelica is retired from the Hampton Roads Community Foundation where she served as president and CEO. She previously served as general counsel of Shenandoah Life Insurance Company and as general attorney for Norfolk Southern Corporation, both in Roanoke. She holds a JD from Washington and Lee University and a BA from Smith College. Angelica and her husband, Henry, moved to WCBR in 2021. They have five children and nine grandchildren. Her passion for the last 20 years has been advocating for increased state support for access to quality early childhood education.

Gary B. Selmeczi, President & CEO

Gary joined Westminster-Canterbury as its president and CEO in July 2005. He holds a Master of Health Services Administration from George Washington University and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Westminster College. He is also a licensed Virginia Nursing Home Administrator. Gary was employed by Goodwin House, Inc. from 1986 until 2005. He first helped to open and then served as associate director of Goodwin House Bailey’s Crossroads in Falls Church, Virginia. He then became senior vice president of external and regulatory affairs for Goodwin House, Inc. Gary then returned to Goodwin House in Alexandria, Virginia, where he served as executive director. He also served as interim president and CEO of Goodwin House, Inc. Gary has been active in various professional, trade, and civic organizations, serving as president of the Charlottesville Rotary Club, and elder at First Presbyterian Church in Charlottesville. He resides in Earlysville with his wife, Aileen.

Anna D. Buchanan, Treasurer

In January 2019, Anna joined WCBR’s executive team as CFO, having previously served as a WCBR Board trustee and Finance Committee chair. Anna has an MBA from the Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia and a BS in petroleum engineering from West Virginia University. Bringing over three decades of experience in financial management, operations, and strategy to her role, Anna has 15 years of healthcare finance experience developed in the acute care setting. Her prior roles include serving as chief financial officer for the West Virginia University Health System’s East Region. Anna also served as director of financial planning for Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital where she developed the strategic capital planning process, managed the annual budgeting process, and led the financial analysis and decision support functions. Anna resides in Albemarle County with her husband, Ron.

Bethanie Constant, Vice President of Mission Advancement and Secretary

Bethanie joined WCBR in 2021. She has an extensive background in development, communications, and management in the not-for-profit sector. Bethanie is a Certified Fund Raising Executive and has earned certificates in fundraising and development and managerial effectiveness. She holds a BS in history from Lander University and is currently working on an MS in gerontology from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). As vice president of mission advancement, she is responsible for furthering the charitable purposes of the WCBR Foundation and strategic communications. Prior to WCBR, Bethanie served as vice president of advancement at Marymount University, senior director of advancement at VCU’s College of Humanities and Sciences and held roles at United Methodist Family Services of Virginia and Junior Achievement of Central Virginia. Bethanie lives in Charlottesville with her husband, Chris, and son, Silas.

Allison Agarwal Novak, Ex Officio, WCBR Board Chair

An RN with a BSN from Indiana University and a master’s in hospital administration from Virginia Commonwealth University, Allison has worked at Emory Healthcare as a unit director of general surgery/transplant ICU, and at Indiana University Healthcare in various management and staff positions. In recent years she has focused on property investment and management which allow her to work from home and spend more time with her family. Allison’s sons attend Albemarle High School and Lakeside Middle School where she is active in the PTO. She enjoys hiking, skiing, tennis, traveling, and spending time with her family.

William A. Bosta

Bill is retired from the utility industry and most recently served as a consultant to utilities, pharmaceutical companies, and attorneys on regulatory policy, witness preparation, and communication strategy.  An accomplished witness at the state and federal levels, Bill worked in the regulatory area for a number of utilities across the country.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Virginia Tech and a master’s degree in industrial management from Lynchburg College.  Bill and his wife, Gail, live in Richmond and both are active at Reveille United Methodist Church.  His sister, Shirley, is a WCBR resident and Bill and Gail enjoy visiting the WCBR community.

Annette Gibbs

Annette was completing her PhD at Florida State University when she was recruited by the University of Virginia to navigate their transition from a largely single sex to fully co-educated institution. Following these challenges of ‘deaning,’ she transitioned to professorial teaching and scholarship. As UVA’s director of the Center for Higher Education, she taught, advised, and mentored hundreds of graduate students and supervised scores of doctoral dissertations. Many of those students are now college presidents and deans. Annette has served on numerous professional and civic organizational boards, including the Ferrum College Board of Trustees. She is a member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Charlottesville.

Rev. Charles N. (Neal) Goldsborough

An Episcopal priest, Neal was rector of parishes in Northern Virginia, Rhode Island, and Florida before returning to his native Virginia in 2015. He obtained a BA from Old Dominion University; an MA from Virginia Commonwealth University; and an MDiv from Virginia Theological Seminary. A Charlottesville resident, Neal has served as interim rector of the St. Paul’s Memorial Church and Emmanuel Church-Greenwood parishes, as well as the assistant for pastoral care at Christ Church-Charlottesville. He also served as interim rector of Christ Church-Glen Allen in Richmond. Neal retired as a captain from the Navy Reserve Chaplain Corps in 2009. He serves on the board of trustees of the Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria, Virginia, and The General Theological Seminary in New York City.

James P. Holden

Jim is a retired lawyer and former partner and chair of Steptoe & Johnson, LLP in Washington, DC. He was a member of the American Bar Association House of Delegates and served as national chairman of the ABA Section of Taxation. In the Charlottesville area he has served as president of the Ednam Community Association, as a member of the board of directors and treasurer of Farmington Country Club, and as treasurer and member of the vestry at Grace Episcopal Church-Cismont. Jim and his wife, Mary, have been residents of WCBR since 2014 where he has served as chairman of the WCBR Residents’ Association Finance Committee. Jim and Mary have three married sons; two living in London and one in San Francisco, with five grandchildren among them.

Julie Stamm

Julie is principal at Vawter Capital, LLC, a private equity investment firm in Charlottesville where she has worked since 1999. Prior to that time, she was an executive director with Goldman Sachs in the San Francisco and London offices. She was also a vice president at the Bank of Boston in Boston, Massachusetts. Julie is a graduate of Wellesley College. She has served on the Piedmont CASA and Martha Jefferson Foundation boards. Julie and her husband, Charlie, have been residents of WCBR since 2017.