Friends of Esmont Virginia
Revitalizing Esmont Virginia

Peggy Purvis Denby

Board Chair

Work Status: Retired
Residence: Charlottesville, Virginia

Areas of Expertise: Long history of neighborhood advocacy and improvement.  

Vision for Esmont: Want to bring life back to the Village along with enhancing its natural beauty. 

Denise Bush

Board Vice-Chair

​​Work Status: Retired RN. Last nursing job --Hospice of the Piedmont.
Secretarys Sand Road, Esmont

Previous work: Owner of a small landscaping business in Boulder, CO. Director of an International English School for women also in Boulder.
Current volunteer work:
Meals on Wheels and classroom assistance for teaching English as a second language at the Thomas Jefferson Adult & Career Education Center.
Gardening, landscaping, animal husbandry, and a love for exploring the outdoors.
Vision for Esmont: Revitalizing downtown Esmont will keep this area's history alive. 

Don W. Jones 

Work Status:
Residence: Charlottesville

Areas of Expertise: Health care systems, management & marketing.

Vision for Esmont: Bring back its former village charm and attract new visitors, residents & businesses.

Robbbyrda Preston
Work Status: Retired

Forty plus years of Health Care Management experience including: UVA Medical Center Administrator of Patient Access; University Hospitals of Cleveland, Assistant Director of Ambulatory Care.
Residence: Esmont Road

Areas of Expertise: Management, Operations and System/Project Implementations  
Vision of Esmont: Restored village with attractions that welcome and draw in community and surrounding area residents; Broader knowledge throughout the county and beyond as to what Esmont as a whole has to offer; A greater sense of community between all residents

Board of directors

Anna Boeschenstein

Judy Brochu-Blake

​Ed Brooks

Douglas Bush

Mark Otis

Advisory committee