Ronald McDonald House of Charlottesville Board Members

Andrew L. Fraser President

Andrew L. Fraser Andrew L. Fraser is a Director with Northrop Grumman. He leads a team that manages a portfolio of customer programs including US and International Navies and Coast Guards and is responsible for the full cycle from new business acquisition to program execution and contract close-out. Products consist of maritime navigation equipment and related systems. Andrew has over 30 years of industry experience.

Andrew earned a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Bridgeport, a Master in Business Administration from James Madison University and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Northeastern University. Andrew has two grown daughters, Charlotte and Courtney, and a wife, Beth, and resides in the Charlottesville area.

A. Price Boxley, IV Vice President

Ginger Slavic Jones Treasurer

Ginger Slavic Jones A lifelong resident of Albemarle County, Ginger is a Licensed Real Estate Agent with Long and Foster Realtors. She has been working hard for Buyers and Sellers in the Charlottesville Area for 35 years. Ginger is also committed to give back to our community by serving on various Boards of Directors including the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Charlottesville. Presently serving as Board President.

Jonathan Earnhardt

David C. Black

Lorna Facteau Secretary

Dr. Jonathan Swanson

Holly Joseph

David Thomas

Carol Williams

Justin Williams

Sharon Gregory

Sharon Gregory is an award winning broadcast journalist who began her career in 1989. Her first job in the TV industry started with a position as camera operator and master control operator for a local news station in Southeast Texas where she grew up. After about a year and half, Sharon landed her first on air reporting gig in the same area. Since then, she worked in the Texas Panhandle, Southwest Florida, and now in Central Virginia. Sharon has two Florida Associated Press Awards for a special report on Stranger Danger. While in Florida, she traveled to Guatemala with plastic surgeons to document their work for Operation Rainbow giving children life saving operations to correct cleft palates.
Sharon moved to Charlottesville, Va in 2006, and picked up where she left off in Florida with volunteer work for March of Dimes. Now she feels truly blessed to be board member for Ronald McDonald House. She enjoys working out, hiking, and loves a good story from just about any quarter.

J. Gregory Webb, Esq.

J. Gregory Webb, Esq. Greg advocates for individuals and families facing challenges from auto- mobile and tractor trailer crashes, construction accidents, heavy equipment accidents, automobile defects, wrongful death, consumer product defects, and asbestos illnesses. After graduating from the University of Virginia in 1986 with a degree in economics, Greg entered the United States Army for four years on active duty with the 10th Mountain Division, (Light Infantry). Greg entered law school in 1992 and graduated from the University of Richmond School of Law in 1995, when he was admitted to the Virginia State Bar and Federal Courts in Virginia. Greg obtained one of the largest wrongful death verdicts in Virginia history when an Albemarle County jury returned a $5.4 million verdict in a tractor-trailer crash that took the life of a 16-year-old high school honor student. Greg has been admitted pro hac vice to cases being litigated and/or tried in New York and Florida.

Scott C. Waskey, CFP, CTP

Scott C. Waskey, CFP, CTP Scott is Executive Vice President and Managing Director at Virginia National Bank in Charlottesville. He is a Certified Financial Planner professional and a Certified Treasury Professional, and leads the Private Banking and Treasury Management departments for the bank. He holds a B.A. degree from the University of Virginia and an M.B.A. from James Madison University. Scott lives in Albemarle County with his wife Barbara and their four children.

Richard A. Henricks, Sr. Board Member Emeritus

Ronald McDonald House of Charlottesville Staff

Rita Ralston Executive Director

Rita received a BA within the University Scholars program at the University of Virginia, with a major emphasis in American History and Religious Studies. Her post graduate studies at the University were in the areas of Accounting and Management. She has been a national consultant in medical practice management, but has worked for most of the past two decades in Finance, Operations, and Development in independent K-12 schools.

Stewart R. Weaver Operations Coordinator

Stewart is a graduate of the VCU School of Social Work, and joined the House as Overnight Manager in the summer of 2010. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two spoiled pets.

Morgan Layne-Hippert House Manager

Morgan received her B.S. in Psychology with a minor in Human Services from Old Dominion University. Morgan’s passion for helping others has guided her career path to the nonprofit setting. When she’s not at work, Morgan enjoys spending time with her son and loves to be outside on the farm.

Dwight Early Overnight House Manager

Dwight has been with the Ronald McDonald House since August 2010. Dwight enjoys spending time with his 2 sons. His hobbies include cars, music, and helping people.

Mike Cochran Overnight House Manager

Micelah Coles Evening Manager

Melissa Robertson Weekend House Manager/Evening Manager

Charlsie Stratton Weekend House Manager

Emily Fernandez Weekend Evening Manager

Beverly Trent Housekeeper

Walter McCants Weekend Housekeeper

L. Pryor Weekend Evening Manager

Leslie Williams Weekend House Manager

Tricia Quinn Weekend House Manager