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  • Haymarket, VA 20169
  • 855-967-4354

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    The OPHELIA Foundation is an organization based on the principle of helping others. Our goal is to promote or aid charitable, educational and humanitarian activities, with a special emphasis on those activities that improve the lives of youth, families and communities.

      Ex-Officio Directors

    • George Pinckney, Joanne Latimer, Diana Coutee

    Jameece Pinckney, Chairman of the Board

    Jameece Pinckney is the Founder and an incorporating director of The OPHELIA Foundation. It was no surprise that Jameece founded OPHELIA, because of her love for the Lord, family and community. The strength she possesses is in her bloodline as the oldest grandchild of Ophelia Comfort Jones and daughter of Joanne Hill Latimer. Jameece is an executive and self-starter with more than 15 years of progressively responsible experience in fast-growing service company environments. She has held multiple leadership roles in business operations — designing, implementing and delivering leading-edge contract administration process solutions while successfully executing corporate goals and achieving proven results. Jameece is compliance oriented, an effective communicator and a dynamic business partner and change agent with a passion for developing and mentoring efficient, effective teams. She travels and works internationally, thus bringing diversity and a broad range of experience to The OPHELIA Foundation.

    Jameece has a Juris Doctor in Law from the University of Cincinnati College of Law, a master’s degree in educational administration and a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Tennessee State University. She also holds a Top Secret security clearance. Jameece is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and supports numerous other civic and professional organizations

    Gilbert Pinckney, Vice Chairman

    Gil Pinckney is an incorporating director of the Foundation and the youngest child of Ophelia Pinckney. Gil is Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the family business. He is a highly decorated U.S. Army veteran and brings more than 26 years of professional experience to The OPHELIA Foundation. His expansive portfolio includes successfully managing million-dollar acquisitions and holding responsibility for the development, design, operation, and improvement of the systems that create and deliver the firm’s products and services. He applies this expertise to The OPHELIA Foundation in his role as Chairman.

    Dana Thomas, Secretary

    Dana Thomas is an incorporating director of The OPHELIA Foundation. She brings professional skills gained as a project/program manager for multi-million-dollar projects for nearly 20 years, as well as her personal experience as a volunteer and a passion for giving back to the community, to the Foundation. Dana is a granddaughter of Ophelia Comfort Jones.

    Venous Chinichian-Jones, Financial Secretary, Development

    Venous Chinichian-Jones is the Financial Secretary for the OPHELIA Foundation. She brings a wealth of expertise in gauging local business trends, the ability to connect individuals with great opportunities and in-depth real estate knowledge to her role with the Foundation. As a new OPHELIA Foundation Director, she looks forward to giving back to the community.

    She currently serves as Director of Expansion for a large Washington D.C. area real estate firm. In her free time, Venous enjoys traveling and spending time with her family and friends.

    © 2023 The Ophelia Foundation. The Ophelia Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. It enables Opportunities to Provide Hope, Empower Lives, and Influence Advancement. The Foundation is based on the principle of helping others, particularly those who might otherwise have few or no opportunities.