Meet Our Board of Directors & Staff

Meet Our Board of Directors & Staff

CHAIR - JoAnn Glazier

Retired; former owner of women’s specialty clothing retail establishment; very active in many community betterment organizations. Board Member/Secretary of the Petersburg-Colonial Heights SPCA. Married, resident of the City of Colonial Heights.

VICE CHAIR - Rita G. Baldwin

Recently retired from Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) as a Regional Director after working more than 40 years in the healthcare industry. She is a lifetime resident of Central Virginia now living in Chesterfield County.

SECRETARY - Jeanne E. Holmes

Actively employed with Truist Bank; extensive background in higher education student financial aid processes. Married, resident of Prince George County.


Actively employed as Senior VP and Market Lending Executive with the Bank of Southside Virginia. Married with two children, Bud is a resident of Midlothian.

Max Bornstein

Retired Director of Prince George Fire & EMS; extensive background in emergency medical management, fire, Critical Incident Stress Management and Suicide Awareness. Presently
serves as an Emergency Medical Instructor. Married, resident of Prince George County.

Cassandra Stroud Conover

Retired Commonwealth Attorney for the City of Petersburg. Married, resident, City of Petersburg.

Jane Elliott Huffman

Retired Registered Nurse formerly serving on the board of the Commonwealth of Virginia Board of Nursing & former Associate Director of the Southside Regional Medical Center
School of Nursing. Married, resident of Colonial Heights.

Robert W. Huffman

Retired Military; formerly in charge of military funeral honors and Survivor Outreach Services for all branches of the Armed Services. Married, resident of Colonial Heights.

Janice Johnson

Over 30 years’ experience in non-profit and public sectors to include former Chief Financial Officer for “The Improvement Association”, Sussex Virginia, and former Executive Director of the Rudi Johnson Foundation. Ms. Johnson presently serves as
the GRASP advisor for Petersburg High School and is a resident of Chesterfield County.

Brandon Luebbers

Actively employed with Dinwiddie County Water Authority; formerly in the banking industry with particular strengths in business development. Married, resident of Petersburg.

Richard J. Weis

Retired Senior Project Manager with the Department of Defense; then retired from PricewaterhouseCoopers IBM Business Consulting. Married, resident of Colonial Heights.

Acting CEO - Linda J. Maitland

Linda J. Maitland has served as the Office Manager of Crater Community Hospice, Inc. for the past 25 years, since May 1995. Prior to that time, Mrs. Maitland worked in bookkeeping and management positions for various hospitality and manufacturing companies in the Tri-Cities. She was appointed as Acting CEO in May of 2020 after the passing of our CEO and friend, Tracy L. Taliaferro. Mrs. Maitland is extremely dedicated to fulfilling the mission of Crater Community Hospice and is highly respected by our board of directors, our staff and the entire community.

CEO - Tracy L. Taliaferro, JD, RRT, RPFT

Staff Directory

Office Manager/Acting CEO
Linda J. Maitland
Community & Physician Liaison
Bill Humphreys
Communications Coordinator / Bereavement Counselor
Patti Cox
Director of Development
Cindy A. Hamlin
Administrative Assistant
LaShonda Chambers
Coordinator, Community Outreach/Education & Volunteer Services
Teresa Brockwell
Intake Coordinator
Terri L. Burns
Social Workers
Mary Parker, MSW
Amy Peters, BSW
Director of Clinical Services
Eileen McNamara, RN, BSN, CHPN
Admissions Liaison
Tabatha Mitchell, RN
Director of Compliance &
Quality Care

Donna Brown, RN, CHPN
Father Thierry Hakpon
Hospice Nurses
Anna Kutcher, FNP
Tabatha Mitchel, RN
Danielle Taylor, RN
Karren Bevan, RN
Karyn Gordon, RN
Eileen McNamara, RN, BSN, CHPN
Teresa Riggs, RN
Josephine Thompson, RN
Donna Brown, RN, CHPN
Yvonne Harris, RN
Annie Medina, FNP
Brandi McClelland, RN
Stefanie Eads, FNP
Hospice Aides
Tracee McKensie, CNA
Tracie Ruffin, CNA
Catarra Walker, CNA
Grace Williams, CNA
Thrift Shop
Joseph Sousa, Manager
Sharon Denmark, Assistant Manager
Becky Cezar, Associate
Teona Garris, Associate
Melissa Smith, Associate




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