Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Literacy for Life Welcomes New Board Members

WILLIAMSBURG — Literacy for Life has announced that it has added two new members to its Board of Directors.

Dr. Roger Emory has joined the Literacy for Life Board of Directors (Courtesy of Literacy for Life)

Dr. Roger Emory, a Hampton Roads native who attended both William & Mary and Eastern Virginia Medical School, is a dedicated plastic surgeon, with over twenty years serving patients. He served as an Army surgeon at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and is now the owner and operator of Plastic Surgery Specialists, which has offices in both Williamsburg and Abingdon. Dr. Emory is committed to compassionate patient care and has provided humanitarian plastic surgery in Honduras. He is also an accomplished lecturer, researcher, author, and filmmaker.

Literacy for Life has named Sue Harmon to its Board of Directors (Courtesy of Literacy for Life)

Additionally, Ms. Sue Harmon is also joining the Board. She serves as a vice president, wealth management advisor, and partner with the Merrill Lynch team, Rowe, Denner, and Harmon Wealth Management. She is an active volunteer and advocating for local nonprofit organizations. Ms. Harmon facilitates Momentum for Women, which is a women’s networking group. Additionally, she serves on the boards for The Arc of Greater Williamsburg and Girl Scouts of America. Literacy for Life has noted that Ms. Harmon has received numerous grants and awards from Merrill Lynch for her community service.

Literacy for Life, which was founded in 1976, provides one-to-one tutoring and classroom instruction in reading, math, English language, computer and employment skills, as well as health literacy for adults.

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