The Virginia Veterans Services Foundation (the Foundation) is established as an independent body politic and corporate state agency supporting the Virginia Department of Veterans Services. The Foundation is composed of a governing board of trustees, supporting staff, donors, volunteers, and other interested parties.

The Foundation is governed and administered by a supervisory board of trustees. The Foundation shall (i) administer the Veterans Services Fund (the Fund), (ii) provide funding for veterans services and programs in the Commonwealth through the Fund, and (iii) accept and raise revenue from all sources including private source fundraising to support the Fund.

The Foundation seeks to:

  • Inspire others through its own sense of dedication and high purpose;
  • Value the privacy, freedom of choice, and interests of all those affected by its actions;
  • Foster cultural diversity, pluralistic values, and treat all people with dignity and respect;
  • Support the Donors’ Bill of Rights.

Board of Trustees


VSF Representative

Board Chairman

Frank Finelli

Board 1st Vice Chairman

Albert Pianalto

Board 2nd Vice Chairman

Jack Lanier

Finance Committee Chairman

Walter Stosch

Finance Committee Vice Chairman

Matice Wright

Development Committee Chair

Nicole Carry

Development Committee Vice Chair

John Lesinski

Board Member

Brad Antle

Board Member

Jim Boyd

Board Member

Allan Burke

Board Member

Frank Driscoll

Board Member

Anthony Gitalado

Board Member

Paul Haughton, Jr.

Board Member

Thomas Mulrine

Board Member

Rich Schollmann

Board Member

Meade Spotts

Ex Officio

Carlos Hopkins

Ex Officio

James Icenhour

Ex Officio

Frank Wickersham, III

Agent of the Board

J. Jack W. Hilgers

Executive Director: Karla Williams Boughey

Treasurer: Tammy Davidson

Secretary: Vacant