Four open seats for community members:

Ruby Brabo, King George Board of Supervisors
Since 2012, Honorable Ruby A. Brabo has served on the King George County Board of Supervisors, as the Dahlgren District representative. Her active involvement in regional civic organizations and boards include the Dahlgren Joint Land Use Policy Committee, Potomac Watershed Roundtable, the Northern Neck Tourism Commission, and the Dahlgren Heritage Foundation Board of Directors. As a member of the Virginia Association of Counties, she serves as a member of the Finance Committee, the Leadership Committee, and the Rural Action Caucus.

Nationally, her involvement with the National Association of Counties includes appointments to the Agricultural and Rural Affairs Committee, the Military and Veterans Affairs Committee and the Rural Action Caucus. Appointed in 2014 by Governor McAuliffe, Ruby currently serves as the Vice-Chair of the Chesapeake Bay Local Government Advisory Committee. She has an Associate of Arts from Rappahannock Community College in Warsaw, Virginia and is continuing her studies through American Public University System.

Jeff Rouse, Vice President, Wells Fargo
Jeff Rouse is a native of Stafford, Virginia and joined the Wells Fargo Team as a Vice President of Business Banking in 2013. As a Business Banking Relationship Manger, Mr. Rouse provides banking services and consultation to a wide variety of local businesses.

Prior to his current role, he was President of the Rappahannock Economic Development Corporation (REDCO). As President, Mr. Rouse directed REDCO's operations, strategic planning, business development and marketing operations.

Mr. Rouse graduated from Stanford University with a BA in Economics and for eight years swam on the U.S. National Swim Team, which included competing in two Olympics where he won 3 gold medals and 1 silver medal. He is married to Charlotte and has 2 daughters.

Mark Taylor, Esquire, Spotsylvania County
Mark Taylor was appointed by the Spotsylvania County Board of Supervisors to be the Spotsylvania County Administrator effective June 1, 2015. He has worked for Spotsylvania County for 10 years previously, serving as Deputy County Attorney from 1996 to 2000, and County Attorney from 2000 to 2006. He has served as a Virginia local government attorney for 26 years.

Prior to embarking upon his legal career, Mr. Taylor worked in bio-medical research at the National Institutes of Health. As a young attorney, he started out in private practice working in the area of health care regulation and hospital operations.

He has a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a Bachelor of Arts degree awarded with University Honors from American University, Washington, D.C. in Psychology and Philosophy. Mr. Taylor holds a Malcolm Baldrige certificate in Performance Management and a National Institute of Trial Advocacy certification from the Georgetown Law Center. He is also a member of the Virginia Local Government Management Association, the Local Government Attorneys of Virginia, and the Virginia State Bar.

Jeanne Wesley, PhD, Germanna Community College
Dr. Jeanne Wesley, a Vice President for Germanna Community College, is an entrepreneurial and collaborative higher education executive with a strong commitment to the community college. Dr. Wesley leads Germanna’s Center for Workforce and Community Education at multiple campuses and sites throughout seven counties and one city region in the Commonwealth.

Two open seats for Physician members:

Elmore Becker, MD, Urology Associates of Fredericksburg

Dr. Elmore Becker is a local urologist with Urology Associates of Fredericksburg. He is a native Virginian and grew up in Richmond. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia and attended medical school at Virginia Commonwealth University. He completed training in General Surgery and Urology at the University of Virginia. He lives in Spotsylvania with his wife Jiyeon, a local pediatrician, and their four children.

Eric Krushinski, MD, The Orthopedic Specialty Clinic
Dr. Krushinski is an orthopedic surgeon and partner in The Orthopedic Specialty Clinic located in both Spotsylvania County and Fredericksburg. He has held several offices at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center including Chair of the Department of Surgery, Chair of the Department of Orthopedics, and Chair of the Peer Review Committee. He was born and raised in Pennsylvania. Dr. Krushinski received both his undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree and Doctor of Medicine degree from The Pennsylvania State University.

Dr. Krushinski completed his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at The University of Maryland Medical Center. Following residency, he completed an additional fellowship in Sports Medicine at Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, MD. He has been a resident of Spotsylvania County, VA since 2008 where he lives with his wife, Jen, and two daughters.

Officer Nominees


Pat Conway-Morana, PhD
Pat Conway-Morana, Consultant, Joint Commission Resources, began her career as a staff nurse and has held several leadership roles throughout her nursing career, including Chief Nursing Executive. Dr. Conway-Morana holds five certifications: Inpatient Obstetrics; Professional in Healthcare Quality; Board Certified Nurse Executive, Advanced; Certified Nurse in Executive Practice and Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Vice Chair:

Steven Mussey, MD
Dr. Steven Mussey is a physician in Internal Medicine, practicing in the Fredericksburg area for more than twenty years. He has a large practice with Dr. Lisa Sarber, of adult primary care patients. He particularly enjoys geriatric medical care and working with complex patients. The two doctors have been working together for the past two decades and have maintained their same office staff for almost as long.