Who We Are

The strong foundation with a growing network of donors and volunteers can be one of the most effective advocates a hospital can have.


Board Members

Cape Fear Valley Health Foundation began in November of 1995 through the vision and dedication of our founding board members. Together, they built a foundation to support the community for generations to come. Cape Fear Valley Health Foundation founding board members November 1995 John Buie, Jr. :: Tony Cimaglia :: Leonard Hedgepeth :: Harold Godwin, M.D.

Board of Directors

  • Tony Cimaglia, President
  • Emily Schaefer, Vice President
  • Charlene Wyatt, Secretary
  • Lynda Clark, Assoc. Secretary
  • David Maxwell, Treasurer
  • David Allred, Assoc. Treasurer
  • Thomas Costello, Immediate Past President
  • Mike Bordone
  • Jesse H. Byrd
  • Dr. Scott Cameron
  • Frank Dawkins
  • Lucy H. Jones
  • Mary Flagg Haugh
  • Peggy Holt
  • Dr. Robert Kastner
  • Donald LaHuffman
  • Maureen McNeill
  • Liza Shah
  • Margaret Stanton
  • Mary Talley
  • Jimmy Townsend
  • Ex Officio Members:
    • Michael Nagowski
    • Sandra Williams
    • Trustee Representative
    • James Dupe
  • Foundation Staff:
    • Sabrina Brooks, Executive Director
    • Vince Benbenek, VP of Marketing & Outreach

Advisory Committee

The Advisory Committee is made up of former Foundation Board Members who have chosen to remain engaged with the work of the Foundation and serve as advocates in the community for Cape Fear Valley Health and the role philanthropy plays in our community’s healthcare.

  • Graham Bell
  • Frances Bowyer
  • John Buie
  • Tom Costello, Chairperson
  • John Dawson
  • Bill Hurley
  • Joseph W. Levister, Jr.

Staff Members