Seal of the Governor
For Immediate Release: March 26, 2021
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

Advisory Board on Service and Volunteerism 

  • Jamie Seagraves of Richmond, Grants and Community Partnerships Manager, Capital One

Board of Trustees of the A.L. Philpott Manufacturing Extension Partnership (dba GENEDGE)

  • Makola M. Abdullah, PhD* of Petersburg, President, Virginia State University

Citizens’ Advisory Council on Furnishing and Interpreting the Executive Mansion 

  • Dorothy French Boone of Virginia Beach, Physician
  • Frank Dellinger of Richmond, former Assistant Director of Labor and Employment Law, Virginia Department of Labor and Industry

Commonwealth Council on Aging

  • Deborah Taylor of Stafford, Retired Federal Civil Servant

Virginia Conflict of Interest Advisory Council

  • John C. Blair of Albemarle County, City Attorney, City of Staunton

*denotes reappointment

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