Seal of the Governor
For Immediate Release: October 19, 2018
Contacts: Office of the Governor: Ofirah Yheskel,

Governor Northam Announces Administration Appointments

RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam announced additional appointments to his Administration today.

Secretariat of the Commonwealth
Board Appointments

 Advisory Board on Acupuncture

  • Dr. R. Keith Bell of Richmond, Licensed Acupuncturist, Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
  • Janet L. Borges* of Richmond, Licensed Acupuncturist, Thunderbolt Wellness, LLC
  • Sharon Crowell* of Sterling, Licensed Acupuncturist, Traditional Acupuncture of Northern Virginia, Herndon
  • Beth Rodgers, PhD, RN, FAAN of Richmond, Professor and Department Chair, School of Nursing, Virginia Commonwealth University

Advisory Board on Physician Assistants

  • James Carr, of Woodbridge, Senior Program Management Officer, Defense Health Agency
  • Tracey Dunn* of Chesterfield County, federal government employee
  • Frazier Frantz, MD* of Norfolk, Medical Director and Chief of Pediatric Surgery, Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters
  • Kathleen Scarbalis of Fairfax, Physician Assistant, Pediatric Specialists of Virginia, Hematology/Oncology
  • Portia Tomlinson, PA-C* of Roanoke, Physician Assistant

Advisory Board on Radiological Technology

  • Joyce O. Hawkins, BS, RT (R), (M) (CT)* of Mechanicsville, Didactic Coordinator, Bon Secours Richmond Health System, St. Mary’s Hospital School of Medical Imaging
  • Rebecca Keith, MS, RT (R) (CT) (ARRT) of  Hampton, Program Director, Radiography, Assistant Professor, Director of Admissions, Department of Radiation Sciences, College of Health Professions, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Uma Prasad, MD of Midlothian, Director, Ultrasound and Non-Vascular Interventions, Radiology Department Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
  • The Honorable William E. Quarles, Jr. of Goochland, former Chairman and Member, Board of Supervisors, Goochland County; retired from nuclear energy industry
  • David L. Roberts of Charlottesville, Manager, University of Virginia Health System Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging

Board of Conservation and Recreation

  • Angela S. Henderson, PhD of Glen Allen, Assistant Professor, Virginia State University
  • Patricia A. (“Patti”) Jackson* of Hanover, American Heart Association
  • Clayton L. Spruill of Chesapeake

Board of Directors of the Virginia Recreational Facilities Authority

  • Peter Volosin of Roanoke, Economic Planner

Public Guardian and Conservator Advisory Board

  • The Honorable James F. Almand* of Arlington, retired Circuit Court Judge for Arlington County and the City of Falls Church
  • George McAndrews* of Vienna, Assistant City Attorney, City of Alexandria
  • Rose A. Palmer* of Mechanicsville, Attorney, Law Office of Rose A. Palmer, PLLC
  • Angie Phelon* of Glen Allen, Director of Business and Service Development, Senior Connections, The Capital Area Agency on Aging 
  • Veronica Williams* of Newport News, Attorney, Virginia Life Care Planning, The Center for Elder Law and Estate Planning, PLC

Virginia Biotechnology Research Park Authority

  • Mary C. Doswell* of Richmond, Consultant, Doswell Strategic Consulting Services, LLC
  • Gail Letts* of Midlothian, Virginia Market President, Capital Bank
  • Vida Williams of Henrico, Managing Principal, Axis Partners; Founder, Innovation Education Project

Virginia Peanut Board

  • Robert C. Rogers* of Yale, Farmer
  • Donna N. Jones of Windsor, Secretary and Treasurer, Jones Farms, Inc.
  • John R. Crumpler II of Suffolk, Owner, RCR Farms, Inc.

Veterans Services Foundation

  • Matice Wright* of Dunn Loring, Corporate Vice President and Technical Director, ManTech International Corporation

*denotes reappointment

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