Seal of the Governor
For Immediate Release: September 6, 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
Board Appointments

Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Certified Interior Designers, Land Surveyors and Landscape Architects

  • Doyle B. Allen* of Forest, Professional Surveyor, Former CEO, Hurt and Proffitt, Inc.

Criminal Justice Services Board

  • Jagdish Katyal of Arlington, Founder and CEO, JagKumar

Local Government Advisory Committee to the Chesapeake Bay Executive Council

  • The Honorable Richard A. Baugh* of Harrisonburg, Member, Harrisonburg City Council, and Attorney, Hoover Penrod, PLC
  • The Honorable Ruby A. Brabo* of King George County, At-Large Member, King George County Board of Supervisors
  • The Honorable Jasmine Gore* of Hopewell, Mayor, City of Hopewell
  • The Honorable Penelope A. “Penny” Gross* of Annandale, Mason District Supervisor, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors
  • The Honorable Andria McClellan* of Norfolk, Member, Norfolk City Council

Scientific Advisory Committee

  • Leslie Edinboro, MS, PhD* of Henrico, Executive Science Director, Quest Diagnostics
  • George Maha* of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Associate Vice President and Laboratory Director, Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings
  • Jami St. Clair* of Ostrander, Ohio, Retired Crime Laboratory Manager, Columbus Division of Police
  • Kenneth Zercie* of Madison, Connecticut, President, International Association for Identification (IAI)

Virginia Aviation Board

  • Vanessa Christie of Virginia Beach, CEO, Prevailance Aerospace
  • Roderick “Rod” D. Hall* of Woodbridge, Government Affairs Advisor, K&L Gates LLP
  • Derek M. “Dak” Hardwick* of Alexandria, Assistant Vice President of International Affairs, Aerospace Industries Association
  • The Honorable Maggie A. Ragon of Staunton, Commissioner of Revenue, City of Staunton

*denotes reappointment

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