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Looking Out For The Community’s Best Interests.

Pleased with the past, planning for the future.

The officers and members of the board of directors of the Westminster-Canterbury Foundation have faith in our mission, pride in our success, and confidence in our future. 

Mr. John A. Lynn
Chairman

Mr. Lynn recently retired as the Director of Administration for Kaufman & Canoles in Norfolk, Va. He received his B.S. in Accounting from Tennessee Technological University. Mr. Lynn served as a Trustee for both the Ann King Scholarship Fund and Andrew Turner Boy Scout Fund and is a member of Virginia Beach United Methodist Church. He is a member of the Association of Legal Administrators, serving as former President of the Hampton Roads Chapter; a Board Member of the Rotary Club of Norfolk, serving as former President; Chairman of the Rotary Foundation Committee and is a Certified Legal Manager (CLM). 

Mr. Henry Watts
Vice-Chair

Mr. Watts has been a resident of Westminster-Canterbury since 2009 with his wife Eleanor. He is the former Vice-Chairman of Norfolk Southern Railroad. He holds a BBA, MBA and DBA from George Washington University.  He serves as a Trustee of Virginia Wesleyan College and is on the Advisory Board of the Virginia Symphony. 

Mr. David M. Limroth
Secretary/Treasurer

Mr. Limroth joined McPhillips Roberts and Deans in 1982 and was admitted as a partner in the firm in 1989. His professional experience and practice emphasis is principally devoted to providing services specifically related to medical and dental practices. Clients benefit from his expertise in traditional tax and accounting services, financial reporting, compensation formula design and implementation and retirement plan design and administration. David serves as a Heart Gala committee member for the American Heart Association and is also a Towne Bank board member and advisor to the Towne Bank Audit Committee.

Mr. William “Bill” Alexander

Mr. Alexander is a WCCB Resident and past treasurer of the Residents’ Association. Bill served with RCA Corporation for twenty-six years, the last eight as Corporate Secretary. Thereafter he was an executive with Marine Midland Banks and A&P. He received his B.A. from Gettysburg College and studied graduate economics at Temple University.

 

Mr. Scott P. Ayers

Mr. Ayers is President/Managing Broker at The Property Shoppe on Shore Drive and Vice Chairman of City of Virginia Beach’s Bay Front Advisory Commission. He has been a resident of Virginia Beach since a family military move in 1963. He received a business degree from the College of William and Mary in 1970. Just two years later he began his real estate career which now spans over 40 years. Scott enjoys a wealth of real estate knowledge and is often quoted in local newspapers. His business philosophy is quite simple. “Always make sure you and your employees use the most current tools available to your profession and treat your customers with the empathy of a good neighbor.” The Property Shoppe has been managing and leasing residential properties in South Hampton Roads for over 30 years. Scott also serves on the Shore Drive Commission.

Mrs. Sue Birdsong

Mrs. Birdsong is a member of Main Street United Methodist Church in Suffolk. She has served as a Board Member and Board Secretary for the Nansemond-Suffolk Academy. She was also Chairman for the Saints Society of Nansemond-Suffolk Academy. She volunteers with Suffolk Meals on Wheels, American Cancer Society and Mothers March for March of Dimes. 

Mr. Richard C. Burroughs

Mr. Burroughs has been with Harvey Lindsay Commercial Real Estate since 1971. He worked in various areas, including property management and leasing, until he was named President of the company in 1978. He served in this capacity until 1993 when he became Vice Chairman. Prior to joining Harvey Lindsay Commercial Real Estate, Richard worked for Virginia National Bank (now Bank of America) ) and also served in the United States Navy. He graduated in 1968 from Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia. His early years were spent at Norfolk Academy where he is currently on the Board of Trustees and was President of the Board of Trustees from 1995 until 1998. 

Mr. T. Frank Clements

Mr. Clements began his banking career with the former Bank of Virginia, now part of Wells Fargo Bank. He advanced through a number of positions of increasing responsibility in Richmond, Petersburg and Norfolk to become Executive Vice President of the Eastern Region of Virginia. After 20 years with Bank of Virginia, Frank became the organizing Director and President and C.E.O. of Commerce Bank in Virginia Beach (now part of BB&T). He retired in 1998 as Senior Vice President from BB&T Bank. Following retirement, Frank has served on various board and committees at the Quail Ridge Community in Boynton Beach, Florida. He is also currently serving on the Finance Committee of Quail Ridge Country Club. 

Mrs. Ann K. Crenshaw

Mrs. Crenshaw has many years experience as a commercial real estate attorney. She has an extensive background in commercial litigation and creditors’ rights and bankruptcy matters. Ann’s practice includes commercial real estate services in the areas of zoning, land use, development and transactions, including purchasing and leasing. Her practice includes creditors’ rights, bankruptcy, business restructuring and loan modifications. Ann is a founding member and past president of CREW Hampton Roads (Commercial Real Estate Women) as well as many other professional organizations. Ann has repeatedly been recognized as one of the top lawyers in her field, including selection as one of the Best Lawyers in America, the Top Women in Commercial Real Estate by Virginia Business and as a recipient of the Women in Business Achievement Award by Inside Business.

Mrs. Barbara L. Gornto

Mrs. Gornto is a WCCB Resident and currently serves on the WCCB Bylaws, Welcome and Food Service committees. Barbara serves as a Docent at The Chrysler Museum and is also a board member of SURF (Schellhammer Urological Research Foundation). Some of Barbara’s past services include: Norfolk Botanical Gardens Advisory Committee, Virginia Arts Festival Board, ODU Educational Foundation Director and Virginia Opera Committee Member. Barbara is a leadership supporter of the Foundation and is very well connected in the Hampton Roads Community.  

Dr. Judy Jankowski

Dr. Jankowski began her tenure as Head of School at Chesapeake Bay Academy in Virginia Beach in 2013. She has over 30 years of experience in education, serving first as a special education teacher and later as an administrator in independent schools outside of Chicago and Washington, DC. Dr. Jankowski received her Doctorate in Education at National Louis University and completed post-graduate study in Leadership for Independent Schools at Johns Hopkins University. She is currently President of the Chesapeake Bay Academy Educational Foundation, serves on the Horizons Hampton Roads Board of Trustees and is a member of the CIVIC Institute. Judy is delighted to lend her expertise in education and non-profit governance to the Westminster Canterbury Foundation.

Mr. Edwin C. Kellam, Jr.

Mr. Kellam is the President of Ware Insurance; a family owned and managed business that grew from a small office in 1961 to a firm whose reach spans all seven continents. He lives in Virginia Beach. His mother-in-law is also a resident at WCCB. 

Mrs. Linda Hoy Lowrance

Born and raised in Norfolk, Virginia, Linda Hoy Lowrance graduated from Granby High School, attended Mary Washington College and graduated from Old Dominion University with a degree in Psychology. She was employed for the next seven years as a social worker and social work supervisor in Norfolk, Hampton and Accomack County, specializing in foster care and adoption. She retired from social work to raise her two daughters and then joined her Dad’s business, Hoy Construction, when her children started school. Linda continued to work part time and then full time at Hoy Construction until 2010.

Linda has been an active volunteer with CHKD, Make-A-Wish and has also served on various committees at Thalia United Methodist Church and on the board at Tidewater Pastoral Counseling Center.

Currently Linda’s time is spent serving her Church as Chairman of the Finance Team, singing in the choir, reading and studying the Bible, golfing, and most importantly planning visits with her daughters and three grandchildren in South Carolina and Taiwan.

Mr. Barry Pollara

Mr. Pollara serves as an Executive Director at UBS Financial Services, Inc. After graduating from the US Naval Academy in 1967, Barry completed flight training in 1969 and came to Norfolk, VA to serve aboard the USS Independence, flying the A6A Intruder. Leaving the Navy in 1973, he worked for Xerox Corp in Sales Management.  Barry joined Kidder, Peabody & Co. in 1983, a predecessor firm to UBS.  He lives in Virginia Beach with his wife, Peggy, and has a daughter, son-in-law and two grandsons in the local area.  Community service has been an important part of Barry's life for as long as he has been in the business community.

Mr. Toy D. Savage, Jr.

Mr. Savage has been a resident at Westminster-Canterbury since 2002 with his wife Rodie. He is a Senior Partner of Willcox & Savage and a graduate of the University of Virginia receiving both a B.A. and LL.B. Mr. Savage is a member of the Virginia State Bar, American Bar Association, and the Norfolk Portsmouth Bar Association. He is a former member of the Virginia House of Delegates (1954-1964), and Governor’s Industrial Development Advisory Board. He is a former trustee for Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Chrysler Museum, Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges, Norfolk Foundation, and Camp Foundation. 

Mr. Charles (Red) Stone

Mr. Stone has been a resident at Westminster-Canterbury since 2006. He moved to Virginia Beach from Amelia, Virginia where he was an automobile dealer. His hobbies include car racing, walking and hunting. 

Dr. Frederic “Fred” R. Walker

Dr. Walker is a WCCB Resident and member of the Residents’ Finance Committee.  Fred had a long career in private education in Pennsylvania and New York prior to coming to Norfolk as Headmaster of the Williams School.  

Mrs. Anne Kyle Williams

Mrs. Williams has been a resident of Westminster-Canterbury since 2006 with her husband Kim. She is the daughter of a founding resident, Louisa Kyle. Her hobbies include golf, walking, reading and bridge.