Seal of the Governor
For Immediate Release: September 28, 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 Committee on Juvenile Justice and Prevention

  • Niyah White of Arlington, Policy Associate,

Board for Professional Soil Scientists, Wetland Professionals and Geologists

  • Justin T. Brown of Glen Allen, Environmental Specialist, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
  • Alexis E. Jones of Greensville County, Licensed Professional Soil Scientist, B&B Consultants, Inc.
  • Michael D. Lawless of Blacksburg, Executive Vice President, Draper Aden Associates
  • Molly Parker* of Richmond, Federal Affairs Policy Advisor, Dominion Energy

Board of Trustees of the Roanoke Higher Education Authority

  • G. Lyn Hayth, III of Botetourt, CEO and President, Bank of Botetourt
  • Tracy Harper Nester of Vinton, Executive Vice President, Lawrence Companies, Inc.
  • Charles A. Price* of Roanoke, Retired General Contractor, Payne Construction Company

Common Interest Community Board

  • Tom Burrell of City of Fairfax, Retired
  • Amanda Jonas of Henrico, Director of Community Development, HHHunt Communities
  • Drew R. Mulhare, CMCA, LSM, PCAM, Broker (VA) of Williamsburg, General Manager, Realtec Community Services/Ford’s Colony

Community Integration Advisory Commission

  • Tameka Burroughs* of Alexandria, Founder and Special Education Consultant, Broadening Horizons Educational Support Services
  • Sandra A. Cook* of Petersburg, Transportation Program Assistant, Senior Connections
  • Susan A. Elmore, MBA/HCM* of Colonial Heights, Special Projects Coordinator, Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
  • Stephen Grammer* of Roanoke, Disability Advocate
  • Patrick D. Hickey of Richmond, No Wrong Door Services Manager, Senior Connections/CAAA
  • Jennifer Reese of Sterling, Director, Loudoun ENDependence Center of Northern Virginia
  • Daphne Stanley of Roanoke, Freelance Researcher and Sketch Writer
  • Rose Sutton of Stafford, Senior Consultant, Education & Support, Autism Society of Northern Virginia
  • Bonita Wright of Prince George, Customer Service Associate, Walgreens
  • Shareen Young-Chavez* of South Chesterfield, Disability Advocate

*denotes reappointment

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