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Board Members and Administration

Local Colors highlights the ethnic and cultural diversity of the Roanoke Valley.

Our Board Members and Administration work diligently to ensure that the many diverse cultures of Roanoke will always have a place to celebrate what makes each of us unique. It has opened the minds and hearts of many, enriching the quality of life for all who have been part of it.

Local Colors Administration


Beth Lutjen
Executive Director
Click here for Beth’s biography.

Photo of Pearl Fu

Pearl Fu


Board of Directors


Jay Saunders
Board President
Saunders Productions, LLC


Brenda Hale
Board Member
President of Roanoke Branch of NAACP


N.L. Bishop
Board Member
President of Jefferson College of Health Sciences


Justin Brubaker
Head of Steering Committee
Facilities Manager at U.S. Cellular


Dr. Elda Stanco Downey

Elda Stanco Downey
Board Member
Founder and CEO of Roanoke Spanish


Courtney Campbell

Courtney Campbell
Board Member
Legislative Director at Virginia House of Delegates Office of Sam Rasoul


Jack Tompkins
Board Member
Executive Director of Roanoke Valley Sister Cities


Diana Sue Martin
Board Member


Judy Moore
Board Member