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Seal of the Governor
For Immediate Release: May 9, 2020
Contacts: Office of the Governor: Alena Yarmosky, Alena.Yarmosky@governor.virginia.gov

Governor Northam Announces Administration Appointments

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

Secretariat of the Commonwealth
Board Appointments

Board of Commissioners of the Virginia Port Authority

  • The Honorable Eva Teig Hardy of Richmond, Retired, Executive Vice President, Dominion Energy and former Secretary of Health and Human Resources
  • Joni Ivey of Newport News, Retired, Chief of Staff, Office of Congressman Robert C. “Bobby” Scott

Board of the Virginia Public Building Authority 

  • Suzanne S. Long* of Richmond, Partner, Meyer, Baldwin, Long & Moore, LLP

Virginia Corn Board

  • Virginia Pitman Barnes* of Kilmarnock, Seed Specialist, Coastal AgroBusiness
  • David W. Coleman* of Amelia, Senior Grain Originator, Smithfield Grain
  • Lloyd Hayden Eicher* of Tappahannock, Certified Crop Advisor, JADIP LLC Ag Consulting
  • Wallick Harding* of Amelia, Partner, Hard Acres Farm LLC

Virginia Racing Commission 

  • Marsha K. Hudgins of Suffolk, President and CEO, Hudgins Contracting Corporation
  • Stephanie B. Nixon* of Ashland, Owner, Horseshoe Hill Farm

Virginia Soybean Board

  • Tom Taliaferro* of Suffolk, Business Manager, Montague Farms, Inc.

*denotes reappointment

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