Who We Are

THE MISSION

The Chester River Wellness Alliance is a certified 501c3 nonprofit organization of health and wellness providers, business owners and individuals who are committed to:

  • Supporting the practices of the health and wellness providers in the community;

  • Educating and administering to the health and well-being of residents and visitors alike;

  • Promoting Chestertown and the surrounding area as a vibrant wellness destination.

THE TEAM

(aka: Board of Directors)

Pamela Whyte

Storyteller: Content Strategist & Media Producer at Whyte Works, LLC

Pam has invested her career telling hundreds of stories across a variety of media platforms. She’s worked in the production studios of television networks such as Discovery and Nat Geo, in the editorial departments of magazines (Southern Living, Destinations), and in the marketing efforts of nonprofit foundations (Gates, RWJF, MacArthur). Today she helps health & wellness providers and small business owners share their stories and is an advocate for rural healthcare.

Pam Whyte

PRESIDENT
Christina Stinchcomb

Equine Gestalt Coach, Owner, Airy Hill Stables

Christina is passionate about horses, healing, and helping others to step away from their day-to-day noise in order to reconnect with their true selves. Through cultivating greater awareness with reverence towards horses as masterful teachers, Christina helps people awaken to new mindsets, deeper understandings, and a heart-centered approach from which to navigate through life with authenticity and joy. She is a certified ROTH Trainer, certified Equine Gestalt Coach, and a riding instructor. She and her husband Bart own and operate Airy Hill Stables in Chestertown, MD.

Christina Stinchcomb

VICE PRESIDENT
Kathi Naumann

Stroke Consultant & Holistic Health Counselor, Natural Nutrition Services

Kathi Naumann received her Certificate in Holistic Health & Nutrition from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in Manhattan and the American Association of Drugless Practitioners in 2005. Kathi’s focus on health is directed toward prevention, finding core reasons of illness, and using super foods to promote a healthy body and mind. Her philosophy is that foods are the foundation of health.

Kathi Naumann

SECRETARY
Bob Miller

Cedar Chase Consulting

Robert is a Certified Public Accountant and Senior Financial Manager with over 30 years of progressive financial, accounting, and operations management experience in non-profit organizations.  He has directed projects to optimize performance, improve efficiency and accountability, and strengthen financial management policies and systems. Robert has worked at over 15 non-profit organizations at the senior management level, including the National Research Council, Children’s Defense Fund, World Vision, American Psychiatric Association, and E. Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, among others. Robert also has two Master of Science degrees.

Robert Miller, CPA

TREASURER
Trish Gruber

Certified Nutritional Consultant and CEO of Chestertown Natural Foods

Trish Gruber, C.N.C.

ADVISORY MEMBER

THE VISION

Offer health & wellness navigation services;

Collaborate with the community to initiate a Blue Zone Project;

Collaborate with donor agencies and develop programs for vulnerable populations;

Collaborate with local businesses and organizations to promote and develop health & wellness packages for tourism.

Our vision is to make it easy to make healthy choices, to create a community that makes it easier to live a life of health and prosperity.