Goochland Powhatan Community Services


  • The 1st Monday of each month unless otherwise noted
  • County Administration Building
    1800 Sandy Hook Road
    Goochland, VA 23063
  • Term length: 3 years (shall not serve more than 3 terms)


  •  Parthenia Dinora
    Appointed: December 6, 2016, reappointed eff. 7/1/2019
    Term Expires: June 30, 2019, 6/30/2022 (2nd term)
  • Renee Suttong

          Appointed effective May 1, 2019
          Term expires: June 30, 2022 (1st term)

  • Elizabeth Nelson-Lyda
    Term: July 1, 2018-June 30, 2021
This board is made up of 5 members each from Goochland and Powhatan, who serve a 3 year term. Members shall not serve more than 3 successive terms.


The purpose of this Board shall be to act as the agent of Goochland County and Powhatan County, Virginia, in the establishment and operation of Community Mental Health, Intellectual Disability, Development Disability, and Substance Use Disorder programs as provided for in Chapter 5 of Title 37.2 of the Code of Virginia as amended, relating to the Virginia Department Behavioral Health and Developmental Services

For additional information please contact Stacy Gill, Executive Director at 804-556-5400.