Seal of the Governor
For Immediate Release: February 28, 2020
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

Auctioneers Board

  • Angela Smith-Mackey of Fredericksburg, Information Systems Architect, United States Marine Corps

Board of Directors of the Virginia Tourism Authority

  • Jean Ann Bolling* of Mechanicsville
  • Meredith Lusk of Cape Charles, Designer and Owner, Moonrise Jewelry, Inc.
  • Susan Payne* of Charlottesville, President, Blue Ridge Group
  • Justin G. Reid of Farmville, Director of Community Initiatives, Virginia Humanities

Board of Trustees of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

  • Hubert Phipps of Middleburg, Artist

Board of Visitors of Old Dominion University

  • Armistead Williams, MD of Norfolk, Neurology Consultants of Tidewater

Child Fatality Review Team

  • Kimberly Ayers* of Wytheville, Director, Wythe County Department of Social Services
  • Lisa Beitz* of Chesterfield, Executive Director, Region Ten Community Services Board
  • Michael Blumberg, MD, JD* of Richmond, Physician, Allergy Partners of Richmond and Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
  • Robin Foster, MD* of Richmond, Pediatrician, Children’s Hospital of Richmond at Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Regina Milteer, MD* of Fairfax County, Senior Medical Director, UnitedHealthcare
  • Scott F. Wilkes, MS, CFO* of Staunton, Operations Manager, Swoope Volunteer Fire Company   
  • Ryan M. Zuidema of Lynchburg, Chief of Police, Lynchburg Police Department 

Governor’s Substance Abuse Services Council

  • Marla H. Newby, PhD of Chesapeake, Drug Court Coordinator, Norfolk Circuit Court

Institute for Advanced Learning and Research

  • Petrina A. Carter* of Danville, President and CEO, Tri-County Community Action Agency

Maternal Mortality Review Team

  • James Brown of Charlottesville, Sheriff, City of Charlottesville
  • Bryan K. Boyd II of Bristol, Firefighter, EMT-I, Bristol Virginia Fire Department
  • Tammi L.  Mckinley, CPM of Norfolk, Certified Professional Midwife, Hampton Roads Midwifery and President, Virginia Midwives Alliance
  • Sharon L. Sheffield of City of Franklin and Southampton County, Physician, OB/GYN Physicians, Inc.

Virginia Economic Development Partnership Committee on Business Development and Marketing

  • Christina M. Winn* of Arlington, Executive Director, Prince William County Department of Economic Development

*denotes reappointment

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