Board of Directors

Lin Savage | Chair

Chair. Lin worked as a Clinical Social Worker for 35 years, as a supervisor on the triage team at Blue Ridge Community Mental Health Center and in St. Joseph Emergency Room evaluating psychiatric patients. She has volunteered with many human services organizations.

Kathy Beyer

Kathy is a native of Detroit, MI and worked for the State of Michigan. She was a township treasurer and worked as secretary for Sanilac County Community Health. In Saluda she has been a volunteer for the Young Acting Krewe.

Chip Broadfoot

Chip has a degree in Finance and Real Estate, working in the commercial real estate industry for 20 years. Along with his wife Becky, he moved to Saluda to serve as Rector of The Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration in February 2019. He previously served parishes in Alabama and Eastern North Carolina.

Dr. Lisa Broyles

Lisa is a certified functional medicine provider and owner of Way2HealthMD.  She helped St Luke’s Hospital start
Saluda Family Medicine and worked there from 2017 to December of 2021.  She is passionate about nutrition and preventive
wellness.  In her free time, she enjoys riding her horse, camping with her family, and homesteading.

Cindy Hemenway

Cindy has been a SLIP volunteer since its inception. She has volunteered and served on the board for many non-
profit organizations over the years and is currently a self-employed bookkeeper. She has a bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in
business administration.

Nellie James

Nellie moved from Spring Hill, Florida, to Saluda, North Carolina in August 2020, to be closer to her son and his family. While in Spring Hill, she was a volunteer at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church. Before residing in Spring Hill, Nellie lived in Clearwater, Florida, where she was a Financial Assistant Administrator at St. Petersburg College.

Bruce Jayne | Vice Chair

Bruce is an ordained minister and served as a Navy line officer and a chaplain to both Marines and Navy personnel until 1995. After retirement, he served as a hospital chaplain in Charleston, SC until 2010. In Charleston, he served as vice chair or chair of three non-profit boards. Since moving to Saluda fulltime in 2018, he has volunteered with Four Seasons Hospice and all the non-profits in Saluda.

Patty Martin | Village Nurse

Patty is a registered nurse with a BSN in nursing and has worked in community-based health for over 25 years. The last three years she has volunteered as Saluda’s Community Nurse. She is on the CHSA (Combined Human Services Agency) Board for Polk County.

Jane Ella Matthews

Chair, Transportation.

Jane Ella earned a Master’s in Education in special education from Georgia State University and taught in the public schools for 25 years.  She is a Certified Practitioner of the Feldenkrais Method of Somatic Education and a trained Stephen Minister.

Gary Miller | Treasurer

Gary is from upstate New York and currently a 17-year North Carolina resident. Gary retired from a 30-year IT career at Bank of America, where he held various assignments including financial management for large programs.  A Saluda
resident for six years, Gary enjoys family, friends, travel, and outdoor activities.

Ashley Sandahl

Chair, Communications.
Ashley grew up in New England and is a North Carolina transplant. She was practicing general Residential Real Estate and is now a designated SRES® (Seniors Real Estate Specialist) and a CRTS™ (Certified Relocation and Transition Specialist). She specializes in event planning, website and graphic design, marketing, and social media.

Dr. Ravenel Smith

Home Safety Chair.
A retired physician from Spartanburg, SC, and has long ties to Saluda. His grandfather, Dr. Lesesne Smith, was the founder of the Southern Pediatric Seminar and the Infants’ and Children’s Sanitarium in Saluda. Ravenel is very active in the Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration, serving as Junior Warden, and has been a
volunteer driver for SLIP.

The SLIP Board of Directors was established in the beginning to ensure the organizational structure and components were set up for strength and longevity. Each member of the Board offers expertise and guidance for the long term sustainability of the non-profit in order to best serve the community in line with our vision and values.