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Our Board of Directors

The Charlottesville Police Foundation is guided by our board of directors, comprised of local citizens dedicated to our community.

Mindy Goodall

Mindy Goodall

Executive Director

Executive Director of the Charlottesville Police Foundation since 2011. Previously working as a consultant in the DC metro area for firms including Accenture.

Larry Brown

Larry Brown

Horton International

Managing Partner of Horton International LLC and headquartered in the firm’s Charlottesville officeExecutive search experience has focused on a variety of senior level assignments across a broad range of functional disciplines in financial services, insurance and manufacturing companies. Served in the U.S. Army for six years and attained the rank of Captain.

Laurie Casteen

Laurie Casteen

UVA

Associate Dean of Students, University of Virginia. Laurie’s primary roles are: emergency and crisis response for (undergrad and grad) students, for medical or psychological issues, sexual assault or other critical incidents and generalist assistance on a broad range of personal issues and concerns. Student outreach areas also include low income and first generation students, transfer students and student veterans.

Randy Castleman

Randy Castleman

Chair

Court Square Ventures

Founder of the Charlottesville Police Foundation. Co-founder and partner at Court Square Ventures, a venture capital fund investing in early stage enabling technology companies throughout the U.S.

Jim Cox

Jim Cox

MichieHamlett

Attorney with MichieHamlett Law Firm. Area of specialty in estate planning and administration.

Rowdy Dudley

Rowdy Dudley

Department of the Army

Civilian Military Intelligence Analyst working for the Department of the Army at the National Ground Intelligence Center in Charlottesville, Virginia. Born and raised in Charlottesville, but recently returned after serving 10 years as a Military Intelligence Officer in the U.S. Army. Was deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom with the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team to Afghanistan in 2012-2013.

Chief RaShall Brackney, Ex-officio

Chief RaShall Brackney, Ex-officio

Charlottesville Police Department

Ex officio. Chief RaShall Brackney began serving as the CPD chief in June 2018. Brackney is a retired 30-year member of the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police and the former Chief of Police of George Washington University.

Joe Gieck

Joe Gieck

Professor Emeritus UVA

Curry School, Sports Medicine, and Clinical Orthopaedics at UVA for 43 years. Actively involved in local philanthropy including the CACF, Senior Center, Virginia High School League, St Luke’s Episcopal Vestry, Virginia Amateur Sports, Center for Non Profit Excellence, Multiple Sclerosis Society

Bill Hamilton

Bill Hamilton

Foodservice Entrepreneur

Bill co-founded Hamiltons’ at First and Main Restaurant on Charlottesville’s historic downtown mall with his wife Kate in 1996.   He is also a founding partner of Gearharts Fine Chocolates, Sticks Kebob Shops, and Peloton Station. 

Antonio Rice

Antonio Rice

The Salvation Army

Development Director at The Salvation Army. Antonio is a former UVA football star, UVA football analyst, and motivational speaker.

Karen Waters-Wicks

Karen Waters-Wicks

Albemarle County Schools & PVCC

Karen is the administrator of community education for Albemarle County Schools and an adjunct faculty member in the humanities department at PVCC. 

Brian Williams

Brian Williams

UVA Batten School

Dr. Williams is an Associate Professor of Public Policy in the Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy at UVA, and an Associate Professor of Public Administration and Policy at the University of Georgia. His research centers on issues related to demographic diversity, local law enforcement, and public governance.

Alumni Directors

Mark Cave

Mark Cave

VMC Group

Local entrepreneur and owner of Country Dogs, LLC. Read his thoughts on why he supports the CPF here.

Jonathan Blank

Jonathan Blank

McGuireWoods

​Managing partner at McGuireWoods Charlottesville. His work focuses on complex civil litigation with an emphasis on energy, construction, real estate and fiduciary duty.

Heather Carlton

Heather Carlton

McGuireWoods

Associate at McGuireWoods Charlottesville. She focuses her practice on product liability and commercial disputes at trial. Prior to joining McGuireWoods, Heather served as an assistant U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia, where she prosecuted and tried numerous homicide and violent crime cases.

Mary Loose Deviney

Mary Loose Deviney

Tuel Jewelers

Owner of Tuel Jewelers.  Active volunteer with the Chamber of Commerce and other local civic groups. Read her thoughts on why she supports the CPF here.

Josh Bowers

Josh Bowers

UVA Law School

Associate Professor of Law at UVA Law School. Research and teaching interests include criminal law, criminal justice and criminal procedure.

Jeff Gaffney

Jeff Gaffney

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate III

Chairman and CEO of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate III. Jeff is very involved in the community as a youth soccer coach. He is also on the Board of the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce, as well as the “I Have A Dream Foundation”.

Chris Craytor

Chris Craytor

ACAC

Vice President of Development for ACAC Fitness and Wellness Center. President of the Albemarle County Police Foundation Board and active in a number of community organizations.

Steve Keeler

Steve Keeler

McGuireWoods

​Partner at McGuireWoods. Steve is a corporate and business transactions partner in the firm’s private equity, emerging company and venture capital practice groups.

Shawn Johnson

Shawn Johnson

Greenwood Lending

Secretary of the Charlottesville Police Foundation. Senior Loan Consultant at mortgage bank and brokerage firm Greenwood Lending. Member of the Virginia Rugby Football club since 2002.

Rachel Harmon

Rachel Harmon

UVA Law School

Professor of Law at UVA Law School. Focus areas include criminal law, criminal procedure, and civil rights. Scholarship focuses on the legal regulation of the police. Read her thoughts on why she supports the CPF here.

Bobbie Spellman

Bobbie Spellman

UVA School of Law

Professor at the UVA School of Law. Teaches evidence and various courses on the intersection of psychology and law.

Jon Bright

Jon Bright

Spectacle Shop

President and owner of Spectacle Shop. Jon is also on the Board of Directors for the Charlottesville Albemarle Chamber of Commerce, is a past President of Thomas Jefferson Lions Club, and past President of the Charlottesville Downtown Foundation.

Dreama Johnson

Dreama Johnson

UVA

Career Counselor for Outreach and Program Coordinator for the Career Peer Educator Program at the University of Virginia. Her work in education focuses on supporting underrepresented populations in their pursuit of and success in higher education.

Darin Goodwiler

Darin Goodwiler

CFA Institute

​Chief Compliance, Risk, and Ethics Officer at the CFA Institute. Previous experience in high-level government security, international business, executive leadership, and global compliance and risk management operations.

Leigh Critzer

Leigh Critzer

UVA Health System

Digital Campaign Strategist at UVA Health System. Officer and youth advisor at First Presbyterian Church of Charlottesville. Has called Charlottesville “home” since age 5.

Chris Holstege

Chris Holstege

UVA School of Medicine

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics at The University of Virginia School of Medicine. Director of the Division of Medical Toxicology and Blue Ridge Poison Center. Actively involved in the realm of criminal poisoning and works closely with the Critical Incident Analysis Group (UVA). Board certified in both Emergency Medicine and Medical Toxicology. Read his thoughts on why he supports the CPF here.

Dan Goodall

Dan Goodall

Treasurer

Swift Run Capital

Treasurer of the Charlottesville Police Foundation. Investment and Trust Officer at Swift Run Capital. Board Chair of the Thomas Jefferson Area United Way.

Tim Heaphy

Tim Heaphy

Hunton & Williams

​Partner at Hunton & Williams law firm, where he is chair of the firm’s white collar defense and internal investigations practice. Former United States Attorney for the Western District of Virginia.

Mark Giles

Mark Giles

Expedition Trust Company

​Chairman of Expedition Trust Company and involved in many different businesses and non-profit organizations around Charlottesville.

James Pierce

The Police Department supports the Boys & Girls Club Teen Program by sending officers to the Cherry Avenue Club from 7 to 11 p.m. during the summer. There is nothing quite like seeing a police officer on a Teen Night in the Club, smiling, shooting hoops, or riding a mechanical bull to humanize all officers for the kids. The Club appreciates its unique partnership with the CPD and CPF.

—James Pierce, Executive Director

Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Virginia