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Seal of the Governor
For Immediate Release: November 22, 2019
Contacts: Office of the Governor: Alena Yarmosky,

Governor Northam Announces Administration Appointments

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

Secretariat of the Commonwealth
Board Appointments

Advisory Council on Revenue Estimates

  • Marc Katz of McLean, Co-Founder and CEO, Custom Ink
  • Howard P. Kern of Virginia Beach, President and CEO, Sentara Healthcare

Board for Asbestos, Lead, and Home Inspectors

  • Louis Walker of Richmond, Vice President, Waco, Inc.

Board of Health Professions

  • Kevin Doyle Ed.D* of Charlottesville, Associate Professor, Longwood University
  • Louise E. Hershkowitz of Reston, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist  
  • Dr. Helene D. Clayton-Jeter O.D.* of Rosslyn, Optometrist and Healthcare Consultant, HealthScape LifeSciences, LLC
  • Steve Karras of Roanoke, Veterinarian-in-Charge, Cave Spring Veterinary Clinic
  • Ryan K. Logan RPh* of Fairfax, Senior Manager for Central Pharmacy Business and Support Services, Kaiser Permanente
  • Jim Wells* of Front Royal, Director of Pharmacy and Cardiopulmonary Services, Valley Health Warren Memorial Hospital 

Board of Long-Term Care Administrators

  • Mitchell P. Davis* of Salem, Regional Vice President of Operations, Saber Healthcare

Christopher Newport University Board of Visitors

  • Christy Tomlinson Morton of Gloucester, Vice President of External Affairs, Virginia Economic Development Partnership

Joint Leadership Council of Veterans Service Organizations

  • Lauren Augustine* of Alexandria, Vice President of Government Affairs, Student Veterans of America

State Council of Higher Education for Virginia

  • Thaddeus B. Holloman of Newport News, Senior Vice President and Newport News City Executive, Old Point National Bank

State Rehabilitation Council

  • Daniel Lufkin of Smithfield, President, Paul D. Camp Community College

Virginia Commonwealth University Board of Visitors

  • The Honorable Peter Farrell of Henrico, Managing Partner, Tuckahoe Holdings

*denotes reappointment

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