Seal of the Governor
For Immediate Release: March 29, 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 Education

Kendall Battle, Executive Assistant to the Secretary of Education
Kendall Battle has been appointed Executive Assistant to the Secretary of Education. Prior to her appointment, Kendall worked at Radio One and Atlantic Records where she managed media relations, handled internal events, and organized creative projects. Kendall received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Secretariat of the Commonwealth
Board Appointments

Apprenticeship Council

  • Latitia D. McCane of Suffolk, Director of Education, The Apprentice School at Newport News Shipbuilding

Board of Regents of Gunston Hall
(Regents are elected by The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America)

  • Dale Drennen Walter (Mrs. Henry Walter, III) of Shepherdstown, West Virginia
  • Virginia Doughton Finley (Mrs. Edward Smoot Finley, Jr.) of Raleigh, North Carolina

Virginia Corn Board

  • Ray G. Keating of Norfolk, Head International Merchandiser, Perdue Agribusiness Grain

Virginia Manufactured Housing Board

  • J. Scott Montgomery of Salem, Zone Manager, Champion Home Builders

*denotes reappointment

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