On November 19, Foothills Forum, a journalism partner of the Rappahannock News, met and selected its new board chair Andy Alexander, long-time Rapp resident and former ombudsman of The Washington Post. Alexander succeeds Larry “Bud’ Meyer, Foothills co-founder and board chair for the past seven years. The Foothills officers are (FROM LEFT): Sheila Gresinger, secretary; Steve Vick, treasurer; Stephen Brooks, vice chair; Alexander; and Meyer.