Staff

Christy ConnollyChristy ConnollyMore
President/CEO

Christy Connolly joined Fauquier Health in 1999 as director of development for the original Fauquier Health Foundation. In 2005 she was named Vice President for Strategic Services, responsible for board development, strategic planning, marketing and the foundation. She returned to the Fauquier Health Foundation – and current PATH Foundation - in 2013 to lead its conversion to a modern health legacy foundation as President/CEO. She received her bachelor’s degree in health science in 1991 from Longwood College. She earned her master’s degree in public relations in 1995 from the University of South Carolina. In 2013 she earned a second MS in Healthcare Administration from George Mason University. Her past experience includes positions with the American Lung Association of Virginia, Northern Virginia Public Television, and the American Red Cross. She has served as president of the Rotary Club of Warrenton, and she is a past board member of the Fauquier County Chamber of Commerce and Northern Piedmont Community Foundation.  Christy also is an adjunct professor at George Mason University in the Master of Healthcare Administration program.

Kirsten Hammer DueckKirsten Hammer DueckMore
Senior Program Officer

Kirsten Dueck joined the original Fauquier Health Foundation in 2009. With more than 20 years of experience in nonprofit programming, Kirsten has worked with institutions ranging from the venerable J. Paul Getty Trust to young regional organizations, including the Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership and Loudoun Therapeutic Riding Foundation. She directed the Latin American division of Sotheby’s from 2001-2004 before moving to Virginia to become Executive Director of the George C. Marshall International Center in Leesburg. Kirsten is a panelist for the City Arts Projects of the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities and was recently named to the Placemaking Leadership Council of the Project for Public Spaces. She has previously served on the Boards of Directors of the Catholic Business Network of Northern Virginia and Dulles Rotary, on the Board of Advisors to the Northern Virginia Community Foundation, and on the Endowment Committee of Saint James' Episcopal Church. She earned an M.A. from Princeton University in 2015 and holds a B.A. with High Honors from Wesleyan University.   

Margy EasthamMargy EasthamMore
Program Associate

Margy Eastham is a Program Associate with the PATH Foundation. She has a B.A. in Foreign Affairs and a Master of Public Health with concentration in Health Policy, Law & Ethics, both from the University of Virginia. As part of her undergraduate work, Margy studied in Switzerland, working with the Global Polio Eradication Initiative on polio endgame strategies. She is a lifelong Fauquier County resident, vestry member of St. James’ Episcopal Church, and volunteer with the Fauquier Free Clinic. She previously worked for the Virginia Center for Health Innovation, the Town of Warrenton, and the University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education.

 

Beth FoddrellBeth FoddrellMore
Grants Administrator

Beth joined the PATH Foundation in 2017 and is a long-time Fauquier County resident. As the Grants Administrator, she coordinates the development and administrative management of grants and is responsible for organizing data for the Foundation to evaluate and track progress toward its mission. She has worked in healthcare marketing, physician relations and community outreach positions for over 20 years, with the last 15 years at Fauquier Health. During that time, Beth was responsible for marketing and community relations activities including involvement with community organizations such as the Fauquier County Chamber of Commerce, Warrenton Regional Chamber, Fauquier County Public Schools, Fauquier Community Theatre, American Red Cross and the American Cancer Society. Beth served as the community outreach coordinator on the cancer committee at Fauquier Health, which assisted in obtaining accreditation for their cancer program in 2016 with the Commission on Cancer – a nationally recognized program. She is a member of the Grant Managers Network.

 

Elizabeth B. HenricksonElizabeth B. HenricksonMore
Director of Administration and Programs

Elizabeth Henrickson is the Director of Administration and Programs with the PATH Foundation. She has a B.A. in Economics from the University of Mary Washington. Elizabeth joined Fauquier Health in 2008, working as Manager of Community Outreach, overseeing classes, events and community benefit for the hospital. She then moved into the position of Director of the Fauquier Health Foundation, where she raised money to support programs and initiatives at the hospital. Prior to that, Elizabeth was the Executive Director of the Northern Piedmont Community Foundation in Warrenton. She has 20 years of experience working with nonprofits, including the Lombardi Gala at Georgetown University Medical Center and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society in Washington, DC.

Andy JohnstonAndy JohnstonMore
Program Officer

Andy Johnston is a Program Officer with the PATH Foundation. He has a B.A. in Psychology and M.A. in Counseling Psychology from West Virginia University. Prior to joining the PATH Foundation, Andy was a nonprofit consultant and the founding Executive Director of Loudoun Cares. During his 12 years with Loudoun Cares, the organization partnered with community stakeholders to develop collaborative programs and initiatives that strengthened Loudoun County’s nonprofit sector. A major accomplishment was the development of the Loudoun Cares Nonprofit Center, which is currently home to six nonprofits. Andy was one of Loudoun’s leading advocates for the local nonprofit sector. Nationally, he served as the chair of the Nonprofit Centers Network Steering Committee. He has over 25 years of experience in the health and human service realm to include: direct service, program development, mental health, youth volunteerism, nonprofit management and grantmaking. Andy enjoys hiking with his dogs, gardening, biking, canoeing and other outdoor activities. 

Lynn LauritzenLynn LauritzenMore
Volunteer Center Manager

Lynn Lauritzen joined the PATH Volunteer Center after more than a decade of leading the Fauquier Hospital Auxiliary. With an extensive background that will be an asset not only in recruitment and retention of volunteers, Lynn also has great experience in matching volunteers in specialized positions based on skills and interest. She lives in Jeffersonton with her husband and two children. 

Lorna MagillLorna MagillMore
Chief Financial Officer

Lorna Magill joined the PATH Foundation in 2014 and oversees the financial and accounting aspects of the Foundation. Lorna has over 20 years of combined experience in the public and private sectors and has worked in a variety of industries. She is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the State of Virginia and a Certified Chartered Global Management Accountant. She is a member of the AICPA, VSCPA and the Battlefield Chapter of CPAs. Lorna received her Bachelors of Business Administration with a concentration in accounting from the University of New Mexico. She continued to pursue her educational development by completing an Executive Training program at Dartmouth University’s Tuck School of Business.  

 

Kay McClureKay McClureMore
Executive Assistant

Kay McClure has lived in the Warrenton area since 1987. She received her Associates Degree from Brevard Community College in Melbourne, Florida. Kay worked as a legal assistant at Gulick, Carson and Thorpe, P.C. before joining Fauquier Hospital in 2003 as Executive Assistant to the Director of Human Resources. In 2006, Kay transferred to the Fauquier Health Foundation as a Development Specialist and now serves as Executive Assistant to the PATH Foundation.

Susan NecciSusan NecciMore
Accounting Assistant

Susan Bartenstein Necci is a native of Fauquier County. She returned to the area over 15 years ago to be closer to family after living all over Virginia. Susan graduated from Coker College in Hartsville, SC, with degrees in Economics and Business Education. Her career has involved years of work in the customer service and accounting sectors. Since joining the original Fauquier Health Foundation in 2006, Susan has performed various functions relating to the banking and database side of the business. She is now the Accounting Assistant for the PATH Foundation.  

Amy PettyAmy PettyMore
Director of Communications

Amy has more than 20 years of experience working in communications, marketing and public relations in the non-profit healthcare arena. Before joining the PATH Foundation, Amy served as Director of Marketing for Fauquier Health, overseeing all aspects of advertising, public relations, community outreach and publications for the healthy system. Prior to moving to Warrenton in 1999, she served as Director of Communications and Education for the North Carolina Health Care Facilities Association in Raleigh, NC. She also previously worked for the American Health Care Association and the American Pharmaceutical Association, both in Washington, D.C. She previously served on the board of the Fauquier Chamber of Commerce and as chair of the Marketing Committee. She has a B.A. in Communications from Mary Baldwin College in Staunton, VA.

Meet the PATH Foundation Board of Directors