Jacobson Tapped to Lead Loudoun Volunteer Caregivers

Loudoun Volunteer Caregivers, a Loudoun nonprofit that helps frail elderly and adults with disabilities live independently, has new leadership.

Lisa Kimball stepped down as board chairwoman after taking a new position at CEO of the ARC of Loudoun in August. While Kimball will continue to serve on the board, Mitchell Jacobson has taken over the chairman’s post.

Gerry Marquis, who joined the board earlier this year, has been tapped to fill Jacobson’s role as vice chairman. Heretired in 2010 after a career in senior financial management in the healthcare industry.

Kathy Fetzer is retiring from the board this month after seven years of service.

Also new to the board are Sandy Hoover, an LVC volunteer since 2017, and Steve Proulx, LVC’s Volunteer of the Year for 2016.

Hoover was a contracting professional for 20 years in the U.S. government military, intelligence and defense industries before she came to volunteer with LVC. Proulx, who serves as board secretary, retired from the federal government in 2011 after a 27-year career in national intelligence. He joined LVC in 2014 as a volunteer and served in each of the core support areas before joining the board this year.

LVC offers a variety of free services including medical and non-medical transportation, shopping, food delivery from area food pantries, money management, and minor home repairs and maintenance.

Those interested in helping, or who know an elderly or an adult with disabilities who needs assistance, may contact LVC at 703-779-8617 or email us at mmcknight@lvcaregivers.org

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