ElizabethCottrell has been elected as chairman of both the boards of Strasburg,Va.-based First NationalCorp. and unit FirstBank while Gerald Smith Jr. will take the vice chairman's seats aswell as serve as secretary at the two boards.
Cottrellhas been a director since 1992, and was previously the vice chairman andsecretary of the boards of the company and the bank. She owns a writing andsocial media consultancy firm.
Smith hasbeen a director since 2007 and is chairman, president and CEO for a renderingbusiness.