Each committee will have a Chairperson and an appropriate number of participants as determined by the Chairperson. Chairpersons will be elected by committee members, will be approved by the Board and will serve as liaison with the Board. Chairpersons are invited to attend monthly Board meetings whenever possible (will either arrange for another member of the committee to substitute or submit a report in advance of the meeting when unable to attend).


Includes Clubhouse, Exercise Room and Equipment, Pool, Playground and Tennis Courts

John Nedrud and Tom Belt

• Surveys the facilities at least monthly;
• Committee Chairperson recommends maintenance, improvements and replacement of facilities, equipment and furnishings to the Board;
• Committees should do minor repairs such as light-bulb replacement;
• Committee Chairperson recommends updated procedures for the use and preservation of the equipment and furnishings to the Board.

Common Areas and Trails

Peri Forister, Steve Forister, and Emily Rowell Brown

• Surveys the common areas of Fontana at least monthly;
• Walks the trails at least monthly (committee members each “adopt” a trail or section of a trail and report in monthly to the Chairperson);
• Committee Chairperson provides feedback and recommendations for the landscaper to the Board.

Social and Welcome

Welcome: Kathe Falzer, Kevin Lavin, Ellen Martin, and Elizabeth McMullen     

Social: Morgan Cox

• Contacts new owners and renters as soon as possible after move-in;
• Establishes a schedule of community parties for the year and publishes the dates on the website;
• Organizes and implements the parties;
• Manages within the agreed to budget and provides input into next year’s budget;
• Invites outside contributors to make community presentations (e.g. police on current county issues, home improvement experts, Virginia wine tastings);
• Committee Chairperson keeps the Board up to date on social events, welcoming contacts and budget

Architectural Review Board

Dave Durovy, Lou Falzer, and Mike Zimmerman

• Maintains ARB procedures and recommends updates to the Board when necessary;
• Follows agreed to ARB procedures and policies;
• Receives ARB requests and either approves, requests additional information, or denies approval according to Fontana covenant documents;
• Files ARB documents in master “lot” file and on the FOAI shared drive;
• Committee Chairperson keeps the Board up to date on ARB requests and status.

Board Nomination Procedures:
• Convened each year on October 1st and disbanded after the Annual Meeting;
• Members represent the demographics of the community;
• Identify homeowners who are willing to run for board and committee positions and fulfill at least one year on the board (February 1 through February 1).

Special Committees
These committees will be convened for a temporary period, to study or resolve a particular issue and, when the work is completed, are disbanded.

Individual Contributors

  • Website, Emily Rowell Brown

  • Fontana News, Ellen Martin

  • Facebook Page, Ellen Martin and Mike Powers

  • Clubhouse Scheduling, Tabitha Plecker

  • Volunteer Coordinator (vacant)