Board of Directors

The Shenandoah Community Health Clinic (Shenandoah County Free Clinic and Shenandoah Dental Clinic) Board of Directors are local leaders who volunteer their time to provide the clinic with direction and support.

Kathleen Kanter, President

Kathleen Kanter has lived in the Shenandoah Valley for forty years, just outside Strasburg, Virginia.  A graduate from Old Dominion University with a BS in Dental Hygiene.  She and her husband are now retired after a 40 year career in private practice.  In retirement she manages the family owned, H L Borden Lumber and Hardware store in Strasburg.   Kathy serves on the Lutheran Family Services Board, Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley, and is an active member of the Strasburg Rotary Club.  Through Rotary, Kathy and her husband continue to practice dentistry in Jamaica, working in Mission Dental Clinics.


George Brinkley, Vice President


Katie Freakley, Secretary

A 2003 graduate of Virginia Tech Pamplin College of Business (Marketing Management), Katie currently works as the Human Resources Manager for Regulus Group, a system engineering firm. Katie served on the School Board for Shenandoah County Public Schools from January 2014 through December 2017 and currently serves on the Parents’ Alliance for Strong Schools (PASS) Board as well as the Shenandoah County Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) (appointed February 2018). Katie, her husband, and their three young children happily reside in Woodstock, Virginia.


Amos Black, Treasurer

Amos Black, CPA, is a Senior Financial Analyst at Shenandoah Telecommunications Company. Amos earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Berry College in 2009 and his master’s degree in accounting from The University of Texas at Austin in 2010. Amos has previously served as treasurer for other non-profit organizations, including Jubilee Kids, inc., and the Brunswick, GA chapter (camp) of The Gideons International. Amos lives in Strasburg, Shenandoah County, VA.


Mandy Belyea

Mandy Belyea is the Deputy Town Manager for the Town of Woodstock. Mandy earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting and a minor in French from Bridgewater College in 2002 and a Master of Business Administration degree from Virginia Tech in 2012. Mandy holds a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Mandy also serves on the Board of Directors of Shen-Paco Industries, Inc. Mandy is a native of Shenandoah County and resides in Quicksburg with her husband, Daniel, and three children, Cade, Claire, and Crew.


Kurt Beyreis

Kurt Beyreis of Maurertown, Virginia, is a retired executive of Mobil Oil Corporation. He worked mainly in the downstream side of the oil business both in the US and Overseas including Refining, Supply and Distribution, Planning, Operations and Mergers and Acquisitions. Kurt received his bachelors and master’s degrees in Chemical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin located in Madison, Wisconsin. Since his retirement in 1998 he has been a volunteer at local charities and other 501(c)3s. Kurt is currently on the board of the United Way Northern Shenandoah Valley, serving as Fund Distribution Chair for the last 6 years and on several committees including Finance, Planning and other Adhoc assignments.


April McClain-Clower

April McClain, of Wardensville, West Virginia is the Director of Inpatient Nursing and the Emergency Department at Shenandoah Memorial Hospital. April earned her nursing degree from Eastern Mennonite University and her Masters of Science in Nursing from Walden University. She has previously served on the board of Northwestern Community Services and also represents Shenandoah as a representative of the Virginia Northwest Regional Emergency Coalition. April is also a member of the American Nurses Association and the Virginia Nurses Association.

Melissa Stalbird

A 1998 Shenandoah University graduate and 2011 graduate of Eastern Mennonite University, Melissa works as the Director of Professional Development & Diabetes Management Departments at Page, Shenandoah and Warren Memorial Hospitals where she has worked for over 20 years. Melissa was the Director of the SMH Auxiliary from 2014-2017 and is an active member of the FYI-Family Youth Initiative Committee. She continues to work with community youth for career exploration in healthcare through volunteering opportunities, summer camps, and shadowing experiences.  A native to Woodstock, Melissa resides with her husband Chris, and three daughters Josie, Julia and Cecilia.