Constituent Services Staff

Governor’s Office of Constituent Services and Community Engagement Staff

Director
JD Ratliff

Special Assistant for Community Engagement and Director of Asian American and Pacific Islander Outreach
Saman Aghaebrahim

Special Assistant for Constituent Services
Demetria Garland

Special Assistant for Community Engagement
Suzanne Holland

Special Assistant for Constituent Services
Darryl Holt

Special Assistant for Community Engagement and Director of Latino Outreach
Fernando Mercado-Violand

Special Assistant for Community Engagement and Director of LGBTQ Outreach
Rose Minor

Constituency Directors

Deputy Secretary of the Commonwealth and Director of African American Outreach
Traci J. DeShazor

Special Assistant for Community Engagement and Director of Asian American and Pacific Islander Outreach
Saman Aghaebrahim

Special Assistant for Community Engagement and Director of Latinx Outreach
Fernando Mercado-Violand

Records Manager and Special Assistant for Tribal Relations
Benjamin Hermerding

Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Resources and Director of Women’s Outreach
Gena Berger

Special Assistant for Community Engagement and Director of LGBTQ Outreach
Rose Minor

Regional Leads

Northern Virginia
Fernando Mercado-Violand

Coastal Virginia
Saman Aghaebrahim

Central Virginia
Saman Aghaebrahim

Southside
Rose Minor

Southwest
JD Ratliff

Valley
Suzanne Holland