Seal of the Governor
For Immediate Release: August 9, 2019
Contacts: Office of the Governor: Alenaa Yarmosky,

Governor Northam Announces Administration Appointments

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

Secretariat of the Commonwealth

Salinna Lor, Special Assistant for Constituent Services and Community Engagement
Salinna Lor has been appointed as Special Assistant for Constituent Services and Community Engagement. Prior to her appointment, she served as a Special Assistant in the Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth and as a 2018 Governor’s Fellow in the Office of Constituent Services and Community Engagement. Salinna earned a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communications with a concentration in public relations at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Board Appointments

Board for Barbers and Cosmetology

  • Renee Gilanshah of Reston, Master Esthetician, Treatwell LLC

Board of Conservation and Recreation

  • Nancy Hull Davidson* of Richmond, Program Manager, Girls on the Run of Greater Richmond
  • Dexter C. Hurt* of Richmond, Senior ITS Project Manager, GRTC Transit System
  • Camille C. Touton of Arlington

Board of Counseling

  • Johnston M. Brendel* of Williamsburg, Faculty Member, College of William & Mary
  • Danielle Hunt* of North Chesterfield, Licensed Professional Counselor

Potomac Aquifer Recharge Oversight Committee

  • Dr. William J. Mann Jr. of Williamsburg, Executive Director, Olde Towne Medical and Dental Center
  • Doug Powell of James City County, General Manager, James City Service Authority

Real Estate Appraiser Board

  • Mark R. Chapin, IFA of Richmond, Principal, CoreLogic Valuation Solutions

State Board of Health

  • Wendy Klein, MD, MACP* of Richmond, Medical Director, Health Brigade
  • Dr. Jim Shuler* of Blacksburg, Retired Veterinarian and Retired Member of the Virginia House of Delegates

Virginia Board of Forestry

  • Elizabeth Flippo Hutchins* of Richmond, Vice President, Flippo Lumber Corporation
  • Ben Reeves of Lynchburg, Region Raw Material Manager, Weyerhaeuser
  • Greg Scheerer* of Lynchburg, Area Manager, WestRock Company

Virginia College Savings Plan

  • Reginald D. Samuel* of Spotsylvania, Founder and Managing Partner, The Leumas Group
  • Lauren K. Stack of Alexandria

Virginia Housing Development Authority

  • Lisa R. Porter of Bristol, Executive Director and CEO, Bristol Redevelopment and Housing Authority
  • Michael J. Schewel of Richmond, Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Tredegar Corporation

Virginia Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Education Commission

  • Dr. Keisha Pexton of Hampton, Director of Learning and Workforce Development, Newport News Shipbuilding and Member, Virginia Board of Education

*denotes reappointment

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