Brenda Mead

Brenda Mead

Executive Director

Brenda Mead joined the VCC staff as Executive Director in February 2016. Recognized as our 2015 Volunteer of the Year, she's been active in VCC for some time.  She brings skills and experience from a 40-year … Read More →


Scott Kelly

Scott Kelly

Associate Director for Land Protection

Scott Kelly joined VCC as Associate Director for Land Protection in April 2017. After a ten-year career in technical theatre and stage management, Scott shifted gears, earning a Master of Environmental Management degree from Duke University, … Read More →


Natasha Skelton

Natasha Skelton

Associate Director for Outreach

Natasha Skelton joined VCC as Associate Director for Outreach in April 2017. She was raised on a beef and poultry farm in Rockingham County and believes that our wonderful Shenandoah Valley culture is built on the … Read More →


Sara Hollberg

Sara Hollberg

Programs Manager

In 1990, Sara Hollberg, AICP, helped to found the Valley Conservation Council (VCC), guiding its public policy since that time. She has produced many of the VCC’s key educational materials including Better Models for Development in … Read More →


Genevieve Goss

Genevieve Goss

Upper James Program Manager

Genevieve Goss has worked for the Valley Conservation Council (VCC) for two decades, primarily focused on the southern counties in its 11-county service area. As a long-standing educator, Genevieve reaches out to farmers, foresters, businesspeople, representatives … Read More →


Faye Cooper

Faye Cooper

Executive Director Emerita

Faye Crawford Cooper, an Augusta County native, has been dedicated to the field of land conservation and natural resource protection for more than 30 years. In the 1980s, serving as Director of Stewardship with the Virginia … Read More →


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