Our Board

Our Board of Directors is made up of community leaders who provide guidance and financial oversight to our program initiatives. The Board represents social service agencies, local businesses, neighborhood associations, civic groups, and city government. Board members serve a two-year term and are eligible for re-appointment. They play an important role in setting the direction of the non-profit with support from the Healthy Chesapeake Coalition. The Board also provides support for fundraising efforts and approves fund distribution for community development programs and projects that support a healthy Chesapeake.


Healthy Chesapeake is committed to building a culture of wellness that supports, sustains and advocates for a healthier Chesapeake.


To be ranked the healthiest community in Virginia per the Robert Wood Johnson County Health Ranking.

Values and Philosophy

Healthy Chesapeake and partners are working together to build a culture of health that provides everyone in Chesapeake a fair and just opportunity for health. We focus on the four key factors that are used to determine our community health, which are measured by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

These four key areas include:

  1. Health Behaviors
  2. Clinical Care
  3. Social and Economic Factors
  4. Physical Environment
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