OUR PEOPLE

Ronald McDonald House of Charlottesville Board Members

Andrew L. Fraser

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

Mike Callahan

Mike Callahan Mike is a consultant who specializes in land use, development, and regulation; transportation; and economic development. He is a project manager for Renaissance Planning and has been involved in several planning studies in the Charlottesville area during his career, including the Rio/29 Small Area Plan, Emmet Streetscape Design, and 5th-Ridge-McIntire Corridor Study. Mike also specializes in facilitation and strategic planning and has helped dozens of local governments in Virginia and across the United States develop strategic plans.

While Mike and his family are rooted deeply in the Charlottesville community, he is a Tar Heel to the core. He graduated in 2002 with a degree in journalism and mass communication and in 2009 with a master’s degree in city and regional planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Mike and his wife were swimmers for UNC, but they have developed a fondness for UVA and all its teams. In his spare time Mike enjoys walking along the Rivanna Trail, hiking and camping in Shenandoah, playing basketball in the local men’s league, and enjoying time with his son, wife Emily, and his parents who have also relocated to the area.

Lorna Facteau President

Sharon Ketcham

Sharon Ketcham 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 a 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 a board member for Ronald McDonald House. She enjoys working out, hiking, and loves a good story from just about any quarter.

Cali Hendricks

Courtney Fraser

Evan Powers, CFP Treasurer

Evan Powers, CFP Evan Powers is a Principal and Senior Financial Advisor with Cypress Financial Planning, LLC, a fee-only registered investment advisor based in Cherry Hill, NJ. Evan opened and manages the firm’s Charlottesville office, and he works with individuals, families, and small organizations to build comprehensive investment and financial plans, helping them meet their long-term financial goals.

Evan is a graduate of Harvard University, having earned a Bachelor of Arts degree cum laude with a concentration in Economics; he subsequently earned his MBA at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business. He resides in Charlottesville with his wife Meggie, daughters Eliza and Caroline, and son Owen.

Dr. Jonathan Swanson Vice-President

Dr. Jonathan Swanson Jonathan Swanson, MD, is the chief quality officer for children's services and medical director for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) where he works with the nurse leadership to oversee the day-to-day functions.

As a neonatologist, Dr. Swanson loves the interactions with parents and families, as well as taking care of sick and premature infants. His passion and research focuses on necrotizing enterocolitis, an intestinal infection that affects this population. He is also interested in quality improvement methodology and cost-effective care.

Dr. Swanson knew he wanted to work with kids after coaching a basketball team of third and fourth grade girls as a senior in high school. In college at Pepperdine University, he found that his love of science pushed him toward a career in medicine.

Dr. Swanson completed medical school at the University of Rochester and subsequently completed both his pediatric residency and neonatal-perinatal medicine fellowship at the University of Virginia. After completing his fellowship, he worked in northern New Jersey until returning to UVA in 2011. He obtained his master's degree in healthcare quality and safety in 2013.

Dr. Swanson enjoys living in the Charlottesville area as it allows ample opportunities for outdoor activities with his wife and kids. They especially enjoy hiking in Shenandoah and visiting the local orchards.

David Thomas

David Thomas DAVID is a partner in the commercial group of MichieHamlett's law firm, with his focus on business litigation, business/employer counseling, fiduciary litigation, including will challenges, trust lawsuits, and the like. He also has extensive experience in construction litigation, securities litigation and arbitration, and real estate disputes. A native of Virginia, David attended Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Alexandria before matriculating to Swarthmore College and the University of Virginia School of Law.

Following graduation, David clerked for the Hon. Danny C. Reeves in federal district court in Kentucky, where he was exposed to a wide array of federal litigation as well as appellate litigation before the Sixth Circuit. David then moved to Washington, D.C., to practice with a large national firm based out of Palo Alto, California, representing technology companies in commercial, securities, and antitrust litigation. David then moved to a regional litigation firm, where he practiced in the area of products liability before returning to Charlottesville.

David Lives in Charlottesville with his wife and two young daughters. As a result of the latter, he has no meaningful hobbies, though he does own golf clubs and occasionally pretends he can play.

Kim D. Turner

Scott C. Waskey, CFP, CTP

Scott C. Waskey, CFP, CTP Scott is Senior Commercial Executive at C & F Bank in Charlottesville. He is a Certified Financial Planner® professional and a Certified Treasury Professional. 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 two daughters, Lauren and Caroline.


Richard A. Hendricks, Sr. Board Member Emeritus (deceased)

Kyle McNew, Esq.

Lora Henderson, PhD

Barbara Fitch

Thomas Harkins

Joseph Miller

Ronald McDonald House of Charlottesville Staff

Rita Ralston Executive Director

Crystal Hernandez Operations Coordinator