Scott Webb, President:
was born and raised in Northampton County, where he currently resides with his wife and two sons. Scott has over 25 years of experience in government and information technology (IT) management and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Old Dominion University. He began his career in 1990 at NASA Wallops Flight Facility where he continues to oversee the IT organization and delivery and management of IT services and solutions to Wallops Flight Facility. Scott also co-owns a family aqua-farming business, providing clams to distributors and resellers. In addition to severing on the Randy Custis Memorial Fund, Scott is a board member of Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital and the Franktown United Methodist Church. Scott enjoys the quality of life the Eastern Shore offers, committed to the community, especially the development of the youth, and seeks every opportunity to enhance and improve.
Tim Holloway, Vice President: was born and raised on Chincoteague Island, VA., graduating from The University of Virginia with a bachelors in Environmental Science. He has a vast array of work experience covering a diverse background, including environmental work, construction, engineered site plan review, managing the Eastern Shore’s branch of VDOT and for the last 8 years working with the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel District, currently serving as Director of Maintenance. During this time, he has had the pleasure of working with many excellent civic and non-profit organizations. Over the last few years this has involved assisting with the Development of Shore Christian Academy, serving at Exmore Baptist Church as Deacon, Sunday School Teacher and aiding with youth ministries and Coaching Little League Baseball and All Stars.
Jennifer Mears Rippon, Treasurer: was born and raised in Northampton County where she currently resides with her husband. After earning a B.S. Degree in Commerce from the University of Virginia, she practiced as a C.P.A. with The firms of Peat, Marwick, and Mitchell, Co. in Norfolk, Va. and Ginsberg, Nottingham, and Mapp, in Onley. After taking several years off to raise her family, she earned her teaching license and has been an educator in Northampton County Public Schools for nineteen years. She has always enjoyed working with children as evidenced by her years serving as Sunday School teacher at Franktown United Methodist Church, PTA Officers and Shore Little League girls' softball coach.
Liz Jones, Secretary: has a 20 year professional career focused on Human Resources and Recruiting. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business from The George Washington University and worked at a prominent DC-based 'think tank', The Corporate Executive Board, for 10 years as Recruiting Director. Since moving to the Eastern Shore in 2008, Liz has taken on a leadership role with Shore Soccer League and currently sits on the Board of Directors at The Northampton County Education Foundation.
Mark R. Shaffer, Executive Board Member: was born and raised in western Pennsylvania and moved to the Eastern Shore in 1989. He has thirty years’ experience in residential construction and has been employed by Thomas Arnold Incorporated for twenty-eight years, where he is currently a project manager overseeing construction of custom built homes and remodels. Mark has been actively involved in Shore Little League and the Randy Custis Memorial Park for the past nineteen years. His interest in the park began when his sons began playing t-ball. He served as a coach for both of his sons from t-ball to junior league and served in various roles over the years, including president of the league, player agent, groundskeeper, umpire, and board member. He also served as a volunteer JV and Varsity baseball coach at Broadwater Academy for seven years. Mark’s involvement with area youth includes fourteen years of service as a den leader, Cubmaster, and Boy Scout leader for Pack 314 and Troop 314 of Exmore. He resides in Franktown with his wife.
Phillip Custis: graduated from Virginia Tech with a Bachelors Degree and as a commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in the Army in 1964. He was a past chairman of Northampton County and the State Central Committee of the Republican Party of Virginia. Phil was contracted with the Nature Conservancy to remove cattle form Hog Island and it was filmed by the National Geographic Society. He ran for State Senate in 1979. Phil was a past presidentof the Virginia Canners Association, National Sweet Potato Association, Exmore Rotary Club, and the Randy Custis Memorial Fund along with other various local and state boards. He also served as a senior warden of Hungars Episcopal Church. Phil's biggest accomplishment was marrying Barbara Franklin. He is currently the President of Custis Farms, Inc. and has not passed by a long shot.
Cathy Doughty earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from Michigan State University in 1990. She then moved to the Eastern Shore to begin her career as a Health and Physical Educator at Northampton High School where she continues to enjoy that position today. Cathy has served as the Varsity Volleyball Coach at NHS since its inception 27 years ago. She now also coaches the Northampton Middle School Intramural Volleyball Team and runs a youth volleyball program for fourth and fifth grade girls from Occohannock and Kiptopeke Elementary Schools. Coach Doughty loves sharing her passion for volleyball and oversees the Sand Volleyball Program at the park. Cathy is married to Sheriff David Doughty who is also a member of the RCMF Board.
William Hughes III, was born and raised in Northampton County, where he resides once again. After graduating from Northampton High School, he joined the military and has retired after 21 years of service. He is currently working with the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel District as a Tunnel Equipment Maintainer.
Thomas James III, was born and raised in Northampton County, where he currently lives with his wife and 3 children. He graduated form Old Dominion University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and works as an estimator and project manager for Bayshore Concrete Products in Cape Charles, VA. He is the committee chair for Boy Scout Troop 314 and Player Agent for Shore Little league. Additionally, he has a side business growing cultured clams and spends many hours at the park, most recently, mentoring/coaching 3 boy scouts on their Eagle scout projects and 1 girl scout on her Gold award, each rebuilding a dugout.
Heather Lusk was born and raised in Willis Wharf, VA, and spent many years playing softball on the fields at Randy Custis Memorial Park. She graduated from Virginia Tech in 2003 with a B.S. in Environmental Economics, and went on to earn a J.D. from Michigan State College of Law. After practicing securities law for three years at the law firm of Cahill Gordon & Reindel in New York, she returned home in 2009 to become an active participant in her family’s aquaculture business, H.M. Terry Co., Inc. Since returning to the Shore, Heather has had the pleasure of serving on a number of community boards, including The Barrier Islands Center and The Virginia Eastern Shorekeeper, and as a Little League T-Ball Coach.