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Seal of the Governor
For Immediate Release: October 23, 2020
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 Board on Behavior Analysis

  • Jerita J. Dubash, DO, MS of Blacksburg, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, New River Valley Community Services
  • Stephan Hoprich, Jr. of Salem, Quality Assurance Director, ABC’s of Applied Behavior Analysis, Inc.

Board of Social Services

  • MaryAnn Boyd* of Haymarket, Educational Consultant and Owner, The Boyd School
  • John G. Kines, Jr.* of Prince George, Retired County Administrator, Prince George County
  • Jennifer Slack of Charlottesville, Early Childhood Educator, Our Neighborhood Child Development Center Inc.

Board of Trustees of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation

  • Anedra Wiseman Bourne* of Richmond, Deputy Executive Director, Venture Richmond
  • Daun Sessoms Hester* of Norfolk, City Treasurer, City of Norfolk
  • Connie Kincheloe of Culpepper
  • Diane Leopold of Midlothian, Chief Operating Officer, Dominion Energy

Board of Trustees of the Science Museum of Virginia

  • JoAnne Carter of Arlington, Managing Director, PFM Financial Advisors LLC

Fair Housing Board

  • Amanda Pohl of Chesterfield, Programs Director, ReflectUS

State Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Board

  • Dr. Emily Paige Cash of Pulaski, Member, Pulaski County School Board and Professor of English, New River Community College

State Executive Council on Children’s Services

  • Michelle Johnson of Charles City County, County Administrator, Charles City County
  • The Honorable Frank Somerville* of Culpeper, Judge, Culpeper Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court

Washington Metrorail Safety Commission Interstate Compact

  • Robert C. Lauby of Falls Church, Former Chief Safety Officer, Federal Railroad  Administration and President, RCL Rail Safety Consulting LLC
  • Michael Rush* of Reston, Senior Vice President, Association of American Railroads

*denotes reappointment

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