The Board

The Pierce Street Gateway Board of Directors come from diverse backgrounds and industries in the Lynchburg community. They are responsible for overseeing the strategic direction of the Pierce Street Gateway.

Stewart ColemanJane WhiteHermina HendricksGerard Sherayko
Al ChambersChristina DelzingaroBeau WrightNancy Marion
Nina SalmonSarah Blankenship
Megan Huffman
Hank Hubbard

The Pierce Street Gateway Advisory Board

Matt BrandonCarolyn BellLauren DianichTed DelaneyLaura Dupry
Bob FlintPolly FlintRobert GoinsRobert HigginsPat Price
Nat MarshallGeraldine WoodEvan SmithBill SanfordElizabeth Kostelny
Anne LangleyTravis McDonaldWistar Nelligan

The Director

Dr. Ghislaine Lewis+

Dr. Ghislaine Lewis serves as the Director for Pierce Street Gateway. Dr. Lewis is an associate professor of Communication Studies and co-chair of the Africana Studies department at the University of Lynchburg.

She is a graduate of Randolph-Macon Woman’s College and has advanced degrees from Florida A&M University, the University of Canterbury and Monash University.

She is actively involved in the nonprofit sector in Lynchburg and has a passion for travel.