Board of Trustees

VALA Board of Trustees

Following are the members of the Virginia Assisted Living Association's Board of Trustees.

  • Chair: Ed Corbeil, HHHunt
  • Immediate Past Chair: Mathew Peponis, Greenfield Senior Living
  • Vice Chair: Elizabeth Wilkins, Manorhouse Management, Inc.
  • Secretary: Jennie Haden, Discovery Village at the West End (Discovery Senior Living)​
  • John Boyd, Express Care Pharmacy
  • Elijah Brisbone, Hawthown Senior Living
  • Chloe Burke, Vitality Living Arlington (Vitality Living)
  • Michelle Hamilton, Commonwealth Senior Living
  • Eric Hayes, Cardinal Senior Living
  • Kim Hurt, Commonwealth Senior Living
  • Karl Keffer, Five Star Senior Living
  • Denny Pregent, Pregent Group
  • Alice Reynolds, Harmony Senior Services
  • Jaclyn Salisbury, Sunrise Senior Living
  • Randy Smith, Brightview Senior Living
  • Ann Temple, E. H. Bloom Retirement Center (American Retirement Homes)
  • Steven Wilkins, Legacy at Imperial Village (BSA Property Management)


The Trustees shall be elected by the members at the annual meeting of the membership. The Board, or its nominating committee, shall mail each member or make available on the Association's website, a slate of individuals nominated for the vacant positions on the Board ("Nomination Ballot") at least 30 days prior to the annual meeting of the membership. (The annual meeting of the membership is generally held in conjunction with VALA's Annual Fall Conference.) The term of office for newly elected Trustees shall commence at the beginning of the fiscal year. For more details on the election and duties of VALA's Board of Trustees, please refer to the VALA Bylaws
Anyone wishing to submit their name for consideration to serve on VALA's Board of Trustees should review the below documents...

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Visit VALA's Health Alert Page for information from Virginia and federal agencies and organizations on the COVID-19 response for assisted living providers. 

Upcoming VALA Webinars

VALA is proud to offer upcoming webinars for assisted living administrators, regional staff members, caregivers, nurses, and other staff members. The webinars will offer a variety of continuing education credits dependent upon the topics (i.e. NAB, Nursing, Social Work). Many of the webinars are held live with the ability of participants to interact with the presenter during the webinar.