Board of Directors
Glenn Rust, of Charlottesville, VA, is the President and CEO of Virginia National Bank. Previously, he served as the Chief Operations Officer and Executive Vice President of Sterling Bank and its parent company, Sterling Bancshares, Inc. Mr. Rust has served on the National Clearing House Board as a Class 1 Director, and as an Advisory Director for TREEV, Inc., and The Houston Technology Center. He also worked with the National Infrastructure Advisory Council as a substantive point of contact in the areas of banking and Internet security. Mr. Rust is active in the local nonprofit sector, serving on numerous nonprofit boards. Mr. Rust joined the Hospice of the Piedmont Board of Directors in 2007.
Marcia Adams, of Charlottesville, VA, is a professional nurse consultant, course instructor, and clinical supervisor to RN-level students at Piedmont Virginia Community College. Ms. Adams has extensive experience in the development and delivery of care for the adult geriatric psychiatric population and as a Quality Improvement RN. Ms. Adams moved to Charlottesville from Milwaukee, WI, in 1996. She has served as Director of Resident Services at The Colonnades and as Executive Director of Manor House at University Village. Ms. Adams joined the Hospice of the Piedmont Board of Directors in 2006.
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.
Robert (Bo) Cofield, of Charlottesville, VA, is the Associate Vice President for Hospital and Clinics Operations at the University of Virginia Medical Center. Dr. Cofield came to the UVA Medical Center after serving ten years in a variety of roles at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Health System. More recently, he served as the Chief Operating Officer of UAB Highlands Hospital and an Associate Vice President of the 908-bed University of Alabama Hospital. Dr. Cofield completed his administrative fellowship at Tulane University Hospital and Clinics and received his Master of Health Administration and Doctor of Public Health degrees in Health Systems Management from the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. He is a graduate of Hampden-Sydney College, a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, serves as a member of the Charlottesville Community Board of the March of Dimes, and served on the Board of Directors of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Georgia and Alabama for more than eight years, two of those years as President of the Birmingham AL Community Board. Dr. Cofield joined the Hospice of the Piedmont Board of Directors in 2013.
Linda Davies, of Barboursville, VA, is retired from a distinguished 30-year nursing and development career at the University of Virginia. In the UVA Health System and School of Nursing, she served in several positions, including staff nurse and emergency nurse practitioner, Assistant Professor of Nursing, and Assistant Vice President for Health System Development/Nursing. In 1987, she established the first development program at the School of Nursing, and helped to plan and implement a coordinated program of fundraising to advance the School of Nursing’s quest for private philanthropy. She built a six-member development team and created the School of Nursing Advisory Board. Her scope of responsibilities included supervision of alumni affairs, annual and major gifts, planned giving, donor relations/stewardship, and public relations. She led the nursing school through its first capital campaign, exceeding the original goal of $5.1 million to raise $19.3 million. Ms. Davies is active in the Charlottesville healthcare community and currently serves on several community nonprofit boards. She graduated from the University of Virginia with a BS in Nursing and with an MS in Nursing, Medical – Surgical Nursing, and also received her certification as an Emergency Nurse Practitioner. Ms. Davies joined the Hospice of the Piedmont Board of Directors in 2008.
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, 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 organization’s 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, 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, 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, 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.
Marcus Martin, MD, of Charlottesville, VA, is Vice President and Chief Officer for Diversity and Equity at the University of Virginia. He is Professor and past chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at UVA and is one of the nation’s preeminent authorities on emergency medicine. Dr. Martin established the EMCERT (Emergency Medicine Center for Education, Research, and Technology) and the Life Saving Techniques course for medical students at UVA. Dr. Martin received the 1994 Emergency Medicine Residents’ Joseph F. Waeckerle Founders Award, the 2008 SAEM Diversity Interest Group Leadership Award, and the Citizen of the Year Award for the state of Virginia. Dr. Martin received a Bachelor of Science in Pulp and Paper Technology and a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from North Carolina State University, as well as an MD from Eastern Virginia Medical School. He joined the Hospice of the Piedmont Board of Directors in 2010.
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, Liz 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.
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 she has an MBA from Farleigh Dickinson. Ms. Rainville joined the Hospice of the Piedmont Board of Directors in 2010.
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. Mr. 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. Mr Reynolds joined the Hospice of the Piedmont Board of Directors in 2007.
John Taggart, III, of Ivy, VA, is an attorney at Tremplay & 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.