Seal of the Governor
For Immediate Release: May 9, 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

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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