Board Members

This Board leads the efforts of a newly-created non-profit organization, the Virginia Beach GrowSmart Foundation.

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Board Members

This Board leads the efforts of a newly-created non-profit organization, the Virginia Beach GrowSmart Foundation. Formed in June 2014, the purpose of the Foundation is to bolster the work of Virginia Beach GrowSmart by securing increased funding through public grants and private donations. Additionally, the Virginia Beach GrowSmart Foundation acts as an advocacy group that seeks to garner support from both the public and private sectors. The GrowSmart Foundation Board helps to ensure that increased attention and resources are devoted to early childhood education and development. Below is a list of Virginia Beach GrowSmart Foundation members:

Officers

Ann K. Crenshaw
President

Martha (Marcy) J. Sims
Vice President

Jerry Stewart
Treasurer

Members

Alexandra (Lexi) Custis
Board Member

Michael Harris
Board Member

Sheila Magula
Board Member

Jane Short
Board Member

Joe Thomas
Board Member

Dick Trowbridge
Board Member

Dorothy (Dot) L. Wood
Board Member

Ex Officio

Barbara Lito
Virginia Beach GrowSmart Coordinator

Virginia Beach Dept. of Economic Development
4525 Main Street, Suite 700
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Phone: (757) 385-0144

Devin Cowhey
Virginia Beach GrowSmart Development Specialist​

Virginia Beach Dept. of Economic Development
4525 Main Street, Suite 700
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Phone: (757) 385-6434