Our Board of Directors

Thomas Turner, Ph.D.,-Physical Therapist-Shenandoah Univerisity-President

I have served on the Board for 8 years. I am an Assistant Professor in the Division of Physical Therapy at Shenandoah University. I live in Strasburg with my wife Katie and two children, Josephine and Silas.

Rebecca G. Morrison, Psychologist-Vice-President


I am a clinical psychologist specializing in health and wellness as well as psychotherapy for issues such as depression, anxiety, and trauma history. I particularly enjoy working with patients who have chronic health issues and their family members/caretakers. Born and raised in Winchester, VA and Inwood, WV areas, my love of family, friends and community have kept me close to home. I am active in the community and stay busy with my nine-year-old twins.



Chris Francis - Treasurer


 It is an honor and a privilege to be a Board member of the Adult Care Center of the NSV. My family, Church and the community are important to me. They are an integral part of my mission in serving others.



Tess Newcome


A very proud momma of two very beautiful children, inside & out. A wife to the most supportive husband on earth. The outside is my sanctuary, it's my peaceful escape.

Family & nature my true loves!

Kerri Burkhart, CPA


I am a CPA and managing partner of Hottel & Willis, P.C., located in downtown Winchester, Virginia. I have spent over 16 years with the firm. I am an active member of the Winchester Rotary Club, and of St. Joseph Catholic Church. I reside in Martinsburg, WV with my husband, Larry, and our son, Nick. I have been involved with the Adult Care Center since 2001.

Jeannie Shiley, NHA, CASP     


I am the President and Chief Executive Officer at Shenandoah Valley Westminster-Canterbury. SVWC is a lifecare retirement community located in Winchester, VA. I attend Paynes Chapel United Methodist Church and am a member of the Winchester Rotary Club. I am a graduate of Shepherd College with a bechelor's degree in accounting and am a certified aging services professional. My favorite thing is spending time with my family especially my grandchildren. I live in Bunker Hill, WV with my husband of 31 years.

J.D.Berlin, Jr.

Retired CPA (partner Yount, Hyde & Barbour). Married to Nancy and living at Westminster Canterbury.

Linda Shimer, MA-CCC-SLP


I have been the chairman of the fundraising committee at the Adult Care Center for three years. I am a retired Speech Language Pathologist. I volunteer at the Center one to two times a week helping with activities including the Music Program. I am very active in my church, Braddock Street United Methodist Church. I have two grown sons and a granddaughter in California and two cats that keep me company.


David Booth, PT

I have lived in the area since 1978. I got married in 1980 and had our one and only child, a son, in 1984. In 1989 when he started kindergarten, I decided to go to college. I was in the first Physical Therapy class at Shenandoah University, graduated in 1993, and have been a practicing therapist since. I love my work! I have twin four year old grandsons and another one on the way. I truly appreciate all that the Adult Care Center does for our community and am happy to be a part of it!


Sally Stryker


I work at BB&T as an Area Operations Officer Team Leader, currently a member of Kiwanis Club of Old Town and Braddock Street United Methodist Church. I am married with two "adult" children and three Granddogs!

Ann B. Colson, RN, CCRN, BSN

I am married with two grown children, and two grandchildren. I have lived in this area most of my life. After 40 years, I have recently retired as a registered nurse from the Winchester Medical Center ICU. I have two siblings, Sally Booth Stryker and David Booth, aslo members of this board!




Dr. Mariecken Fowler, Neurologist

I head the Memory Care Clinic of Winchester Neurological Consultants and am one of three Neurologists in the U.S. who is triple boarded in: Neurology, Behavioral/Cognitive Neurology, and Neuroimaging. In my free time I enjoy running with friends (including a yearly half marathon), traveling, and relaxing with my husband Jeff, 2 sons and golden retriever, "Dutch".




Honorary Board Members:

  • Julie Reed
  • Bill Armstrong
  • J. J. Smith
  • Chris & Diane Shipe
  • Charles Harris
  • Florine Sempeles