Our Board of Directors


Barbara Rainville
Board Chair

Barbara Rainville, of Keswick, VA, has worked in pharmaceutical research for more than 25 years and owned a consulting business for the last decade. She previously served on the board for the Catholic Archdioceses of Richmond and the Charlottesville Free Clinic. Ms. Rainville has an MA in mathematics from the University of Maryland and an MBA from Farleigh Dickinson. Ms. Rainville joined the Hospice of the Piedmont Board of Directors in 2010.


Melba Campbell
Board Vice Chair

Melba Campbell, of Keswick, VA, is a retired sales and marketing professional who held senior positions for companies including FedEx International, MCI Telecommunications, Washington Gas, and USAssist, a branch of AXA Insurance. Ms. Campbell received a BS in secondary education from the University of Cincinnati, an MS in Vocational Counseling from the University of Dayton, a BS in engineering from the University of Alabama in Huntsville, and she graduated from the Executive Education program at Darden. Ms. Campbell joined the Hospice of the Piedmont Board of Directors in 2010.


Liz Nottingham
Board Secretary

Liz Nottingham, of Earlysville, VA, is the Manager of Physician Relations at the University of Virginia Medical Center. Ms. Nottingham is passionate about fundraising. Prior to her membership on the Hospice of the Piedmont Board of Directors, she chaired the committee responsible for the organization's first ever gala in honor of its 30th anniversary. Since 1990, Ms. Nottingham has been at the helm of many other charitable fundraisers for the American Cancer Society and serves on their Board of Directors. She is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University. Ms. Nottingham joined the Hospice of the Piedmont Board of Directors in 2010.


Larry Zippin
Board Treasurer

Larry Zippin, of Charlottesville, VA, retired from the position of Chief Executive Officer of the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank in May 2013. He was the CEO at the BRAFB from June 2009 until his retirement. From February 2006 until May 2013, Mr. Zippin was also the Principal of Zippin Consulting Associates, which consulted to nonprofit organizations. He has served as the President of the Board of the Brody Jewish Center at the University of Virginia, as the President and CEO of the Alzheimer’s Association of Central and Western Virginia, as the Interim CEO of National Network for Youth, as President of the Association of Jewish Aging Services, and as the Executive Vice President and COO of the American Insurance Association.


Don Cady

Don Cady, of Keswick, VA, is a Hospice of the Piedmont volunteer, and an active member of the Growth & Outreach team and the We Honor Veterans initiative. In 2006, following a 43-year career in the advertising agency business in New York City, Mr. Cady began his formal discernment for Holy Orders as an Episcopal Vocational Deacon. He completed four years of Education for Ministry, three years in the Diaconate Formation Institute, and three years at the Episcopal Leadership Institute. Mr. Cady was ordained a deacon in February 2012. His ministry as a deacon is to serve the needy, the sick, and the infirm. Specifically, he serves wounded war veterans at Hunter McGuire UVA Hospital and at Grove House. He also serves as an adjunct chaplain at UVA Hospital and a mentor chaplain at the UVA School of Medicine.

Mr. Cady is a former member of the Chapter of the Washington National Cathedral, a governor of Stuart Hall School, trustee of Centenary College, and a trustee of the Clarke County Historical Association. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of The Alban Institute. Mr. Cady joined the Hospice of the Piedmont Board of Directors in 2015.



Alan Culbertson

Alan N. Culbertson, of Charlottesville, is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of A.N. Culbertson & Company, Inc., a wealth management firm headquartered in Charlottesville, Virginia. Mr. Culbertson, a native of Warren, PA, is a 1971 graduate of Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and a 1975 graduate of the Syracuse University College of Law.

After moving to Charlottesville, Virginia, Mr. Culbertson founded his wealth management firm in 1992. In addition, he has been an adjunct lecturer in the University of Virginia Medical Center and has lectured in the United States and Canada to various professional and business organizations. Mr. Culbertson’s professional honors are numerous and his civic involvement is extensive. He is the founder of the Culbertson Law Fellowships for outstanding Edinboro University graduates entering law school, and for several years was a member of the Edinboro University Alumni Board. He is a past president of the Rotary Club of Syracuse New York and a founding Director of the Central New York Lupus Foundation. He currently chairs or serves actively on charitable boards and committees in Charlottesville.


David Ern

David Ern, of Charlottesville, VA, is Chief Executive Officer of Carden Jennings Publishing Company. He has nearly two decades of marketing and high-level management experience. Formerly, he served as Vice President of Advanced Medical Resources, LLC, and Vice President of Carden Jennings Publishing's Medical Multimedia Publishing Division, a dynamic sector specializing in the innovative publishing of medical and scientific information. Mr. Ern received a BS in Commerce from the University of Virginia McIntire School of Commerce. He joined the Hospice of the Piedmont Board of Directors in 2011.


Dick Fontaine

Dick Fontaine, of Keswick, VA, is a retired business advisor focusing on healthcare service companies. He currently serves as a volunteer at Martha Jefferson Hospital, and he has volunteered in Hospice for the past 16 years (seven years as a Hospice of the Piedmont volunteer). He also teaches at the UVA Medical School. Mr. Fontaine’s passion is mentoring CEOs and other business executives to increase their leadership effectiveness during the rapid-change phases of their organizations' life cycles. He has taught courses in Entrepreneurship, Corporate Strategy, and Ethics in the MBA program at Westminster College in Salt Lake City, and co-created and co-led the Master Track group mentoring seminar for high-achieving MBA students at Westminster. Mr. Fontaine holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, a BA in Biology and Chemistry (pre-med) from Bowdoin College, and has completed Clinical Pastoral Education Level II (hospital chaplaincy training). Mr. Fontaine joined the Hospice of the Piedmont Board of Directors in 2008.


Dorrie Fontaine

Dorrie Fontaine, of Charlottesville, VA, is the Sadie Heath Cabaniss Professor of Nursing at the University of Virginia and Associate Chief Nursing Officer for UVA Health System. She has led the School of Nursing since 2008. A seasoned critical care nurse, former President of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, and current President of the Virginia Association of Colleges of Nursing, Ms. Fontaine was associate dean at the University of California San Francisco and at Georgetown University, and a clinical professor at the University of Maryland. She holds degrees from Villanova and the University of Maryland, and received her PhD from the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. Ms. Fontaine joined the Hospice of the Piedmont Board of Directors in 2013.


Zane Jones

Zane Jones, of Keswick, VA, practiced as a CPA for 20 years, mostly with international CPA firms. He is a former managing partner of the Austin, TX office of Grant Thornton accounting and consulting firm. Mr. Jones managed a staffing agency for nine years after moving to Charlottesville, and is involved with other local nonprofits including SCORE, Meals on Wheels, Virginia Blood Services, Shelter for Help in Emergency, VSAF, and St. Thomas Aquinas Church. He is a graduate of Texas Tech University. Mr. Jones joined the Hospice of the Piedmont Board of Directors in 2010.


Neil Mairs

Neil Mairs, of Culpeper, VA, is the President of Solutions Recruiting, Inc., a national executive search firm that he started in 2001. Mr. Mairs is also an adjunct marketing professor at Germanna Community College in Fredericksburg, VA, and has a 30-year career in marketing, sales, and management. He received his BA in Economics and MBA in Marketing/Finance from the University of Rochester in New York. Mr. Mairs joined the Hospice of the Piedmont Board of Directors in 2014.


Bob Moon

Robert (Bob) Moon, of Broad Run, VA, has been an advocate of hospice since his seminary education in the 1970s, when he was introduced to the pioneering research and writings of Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross. During his twenty years as a senior pastor, he promoted the establishment and support of community-based not-for-profit hospice organizations. He continued advocating hospice during a decade of work in a community health system, which included the establishment of a Volunteers-In-Medicine Clinic in South Florida and a not-for-profit health care and social services delivery system for HIV-AIDS patients in Northern Virginia. Dr. Moon holds an earned Doctorate in Ministry from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, an MBA from the University of Colorado-Denver, and a Master in Divinity from The Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Dr. Moon currently is a partner with Heritage Financial, LLC, a wealth management service in Gainesville, VA, and resides with his wife, Mariann, in Broad Run, VA. He joined the Hospice of the Piedmont Board of Directors in 2014.



Bob Reynolds

Bob Reynolds, MD, of Charlottesville, VA, retired in 2010 as Vice President and Chief Information Officer at the University of Virginia. Dr. Reynolds began his career at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, where he was Assistant Professor of Medicine and Medical Director of Chronic Disease Unit and later Associate Dean. Dr. Reynolds was also Vice Provost for Health Science, Professor of Medicine, and Professor of Health Evaluation Sciences at the University of Virginia. He holds a BA from Yale University, an MD from Harvard Medical School, and an MPH and DrPH from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. Dr Reynolds joined the Hospice of the Piedmont Board of Directors in 2007.


John Taggart, III

John Taggart, III, of Ivy, VA, is an attorney at Tremblay & Smith, where he has practiced since 1969. He has his BA from Birmingham-Southern College, and he received his Law degree from the University of Virginia. Mr. Taggart joined the Hospice of the Piedmont Board of Directors in 2013.