Peggy Scott Co Chair
Peggy is a long-time resident of Southern Albemarle, retired Cancer Care Rn and currently works with Care Advantage. She is co-chair of HEARR and is a well-known community advocate.
Nancy is the former Mayor of Scottsville and co-chair of HEARR. She is a past director of JABA's Scottsville Senior Center and Scottsville Center for Arts and Nature. She is an advocate for the arts and health equity in the Greater Scottsville area especially for the youth and senior populations.
Preston Reynolds, MD, PhD, MACP
Preston is a full-time general internist at UVA where she is active an educator of undergraduates, medical students and residents. Her work, locally and nationally, has focused on health equity and human rights as well as the history of American medicine.
Frank Dukes, PhD
Frank is a mediator and facilitator who directed the Institute for Environmental Negotiation (IEN) at UVA from 2000 to 2015 before stepping down to concentrate on full-time applied work. He has facilitated numerous collaborative change processes, including the 2014 Duke Energy coal ash release community repair process, how UVA responds to sexual violence, Appalachian communities undergoing transition in the coalfields, regional health equity and access, and more.
Karen is a farmer and pastor. She is active in the Scottville community and passionate about making sure people have access to good, healthy food.
Colleen McLoughlin, PhD, DABT, ERT
Colleen is a resident of Southern Albemarle. She a US board certified and European Registered Toxicologist, and is currently the Director of Toxicology at Scivera. In her current role she evaluates chemical hazards for consumer products. She has previously worked at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health under the Centers for Disease control. She is an advocate for human and environmental health and health equity.
Margurite Murray is a current resident of Southern Albemarle, where she was born and raised. She is a retired nurse manager, having served Region Ten Community Services Board for 33 years. She is a former board chair of People and Congregations Engaged in Ministry (PACEM) and community volunteer.
Elvia was born in Charlottesville, Virginia to Mexican immigrants and is a long-time resident of Southern Albemarle County. She is a first-generation graduate from the University of Virginia (‘18), wife, and mother of two boys, ages 7 and 3. Currently, she is the financial bookkeeper at Caromont Farm based in Esmont, Virginia.
Maggie Unsworth is a retired university advancement professional who moved to Scottsville five years ago, though she has lived in the Charlottesville area twice before, in the 80's and again in the 90's. She has worked at three universities, including UVa as well as for a time with an executive search firm in Boston before coming to Scottsville.