About Us

🎯 PEF Mission and Vision

The Powhatan Education Foundation promotes excellence in education by supporting an atmosphere of innovation, creativity and collaboration in Powhatan County Public Schools.


🌟 Powhatan Education Foundation Board Members

The Board of Directors members are selected for their experience and involvement in the Powhatan community and are responsible for decision-making and the development of the Foundation’s policy.

Foundation Board

Holly Smith, President (Retired Teacher, Collegiate)
Conway Blankenship, Vice President (Retired Teacher, PCPS & CCPS)
Kathy Grasty, Treasurer (New Horizon Bank)
Dale Goodman (Retired Administrator, PCPS, 2021 Powhatan Christmas Mother)
Jamey Epps, Secretary (Luckstone)
Frank F. Rennie IV (CowanGates)
Kris Gwaltney (Retired Administrator, PCPS)

ex officio

Dr. Beth Teigen, Superintendent, PCPS
Dr. Lynn Clayton-Prince, Assistant Superintendent of Special Education/Equity & Diversity, PCPS

Email: powedfoundboard@gmail.com

📞 Contact Us!

The Powhatan Education Foundation’s goals are to enhance the learning experience for Powhatan County Public Schools' students and to support teachers and staff.

Powhatan Education Foundation
P.O. Box 552
Powhatan, VA 23139

Email: powedfoundboard@gmail.com

👋 Meet the Board


Holly Smith

Holly H. Smith
Retired Teacher, Collegiate

Conway Blankenship

Conway Blankenship
Vice President
Retired Teacher, CCPS and PCPS

Kathy Grasty 

Kathy Grasty
New Horizon Bank 

Dale Goodman

Dale Goodman
Retired administrator, PCPS
2021 Powhatan Christmas Mother

Jamey Epps

Jamey Epps
Luck Stone Corporation 

Frank RennieFrank F. Rennie, IV


Kris GwaltneyKris Gwaltney
Retired administrator, PCPS 

Lynn Prince  

Dr. Lynn Clayton-Prince
Ex-officio board member
Assistant Superintendent of Special Education/Equity & Diversity, PCPS

Beth Teigen  

Dr. Beth Teigen
Ex-officio board member
Superintendent, PCPS