Katherine “Kathy” Milam has been named the new Executive Director of the Community Foundation of the Dan River Region and will begin March 4. Milam was the Executive Director of the Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History and previously served as agency grant writer for the Danville Pittsylvania Community Services. She is a graduate of Emory University and has lived in Danville since 1990 with her husband, Judge Joseph Milam. Kathy is a certified paralegal and certified in nonprofit management through Duke University Continuing Studies. She is active in several long-standing civic organizations, and is past president of the Danville Riverview Rotary, Garden Club of Danville and Danville Concert Association.
Debra Dodson is retiring April 1 after serving 20 years as the Executive Director of The Community Foundation. Bob Wiles was the first director who helped to found the organization.
“We are so pleased to welcome Kathy Milam as our next Executive Director,” said Board President Charles Strauss. “We feel confident she will continue to build the region’s trust in The Community Foundation.”