The Cameron Foundation Board of Directors
Pam Martin Comstock
Ms. Comstock is a lifelong citizen of the Tri-Cities area, growing up in Dinwiddie County and living in Colonial Heights since 1979. As President of Gilbert C. Martin Company Building Contractors, she is a second-generation home builder. A graduate of Mary Baldwin College with a degree in fine arts, Ms. Comstock has held many distinguished positions in various trade and community organizations. She and her husband, John, have a son, Drew.
J. Tolleison Morriss, VI
J. Tolleison Morriss is the current president of J.T. Morriss & Son, Inc., a funeral home that has been a cornerstone of the community for over 150 years. Founded in 1856 by Morriss’s great-great-great grandfather, the business is one of Central Virginia’s premier funeral homes, with chapels in Chester, Hopewell, and Petersburg. Mr. Morriss was born and raised in Petersburg, and currently resides in Enon. He and his wife, Angie, have two children, Kenley and J.T.
Chequila Harvell Fields is a native of Dinwiddie County and currently resides in Petersburg. She has served as Director of the Sussex County Department of Social Services since 2000, and is also highly involved with numerous civic and faith-based initiatives in the Tri-Cities region. She has two children; a daughter, Kamiran, and son, Kenston.
Donald L. Haraway
Born in Dinwiddie, Virginia, Donald Haraway served as the Senior Vice President of Finance and Treasurer of Southside Regional Medical Center for more than 20 years. Throughout his career, he has been involved with many government, civic, community and professional organizations. Mr. Haraway and his wife, Dianne, have three children and three grandchildren.
Shikee H. Franklin
Ms. Franklin serves as Director of Head Start at The Improvement Association. She manages over $3 million in federal grants (Head Start & MIECHV) to provide comprehensive early childhood services to pregnant moms through five-year-olds and their families throughout Dinwiddie, Sussex, Surry, Greensville, Brunswick Counties and the City of Emporia. Ms. Franklin has offices in Dinwiddie and Sussex counties and resides in Emporia.
Jeffrey W. Geisz
Jeff Geisz operates a marketing consulting company, which develops and implements technology-driven marketing strategies for financial industry clients. He has worked with a number of national firms, including First Union National Bank, Wachovia and LendingTree, as well as a number of regional financial institutions. He is actively involved in local youth sports and faith based programs, and has served on the boards of a number of nonprofit community organizations.
Vandy V. Jones, III
Vandy Jones is the current deputy county administrator for Sussex County. He brings more than 20 years of experience in local government and economic development, tourism, planning and community outreach. He is a lifelong resident of Dinwiddie County, where he lives with his wife, Maxine. They have two sons, Vandy IV and Quinton.
Mark H. Stevens
Mark Stevens has over 35 years of professional experience in the banking industry. Since 1998, he has been with Bank of McKenney, an independent community bank that started in 1906 in Dinwiddie County. His banking career began with First & Merchants National Bank (predecessor to Bank of America) in 1980. He has spent his entire career in the Tri-Cities market. Mark was born, raised and educated in Petersburg and resides in the city with his wife, Wendy.
Cleveland A. Wright
Cleve Wright has played an integral role in numerous organizations throughout the Tri-Cities area, serving on the boards of economic development organizations, the Chamber of Commerce, as well as various civic groups and other nonprofits. He is retired from a long and distinguished career in the insurance industry. Mr. Wright is married to Suzanne P. Wright. They have two children and two grandchildren.
Martha A. Burton
A native resident of Dinwiddie County and graduate of Dinwiddie’s school system, Ms. Burton is the assistant to the executive director at Crater Planning District Commission. Among her responsibilities at the planning district, Ms. Burton serves as the tourism director for Petersburg Area Regional Tourism Corp.
Danielle MW Fitz-Hugh
Ms. Fitz-Hugh serves as president and CEO of the Petersburg Chamber of Commerce. She has been in this position since 2011. She was recruited to bring synergy, energy and growth to the region through chamber membership growth, program development and implementation. Since Ms. Fitz-Hugh’s arrival, chamber retention and new membership have increased 33% annually.
Earnest H. Greene
Mr. Greene has more than twenty years of experience in environmental/public policy and serves as external affairs manager for Dominion Resources, Inc. Central Region. He is a very active volunteer for Dominion’s community projects and also serves in leadership at his church. Mr. Greene and his wife live in southern Chesterfield County.