Working to Make a Place for Community Members with Developmental Disabilities

Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors and panel of Advisors bring diverse points of view and experience to the leadership of Hearts & Homes.  All are focused on one common cause - finding creative solutions to the challenge of providing housing and daily living opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities in Virginia Beach.  

Jay Lazier, Ph.D., President

Chris Davis, MS, Vice President

William (Bill) R. Crosby, Jr., Treasurer

Rebecca Wentworth, Secretary

Alan Bartel, M.D.

Tom Laidlaw

Betty Lake

John Bryant Richardson

Breese Spruill


Tim Capoldo

Francine DeJute-Rayburn

Malcolm B. Higgins II

Karen Waller

Executive Director

Bette Nelson, MPA