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Seal of the Governor
For Immediate Release: May 14, 2021
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

Board of Directors of the Virginia Tourism Authority

  • Damian Dajcz* of Sterling, Chef and Restaurateur, Señor Ramon Taqueria and Bites, Daybreak Kitchen and Biscuit Company, and Nectar Cocktail Bar
  • Alethea “AJ” Robinson of Bluefield, Communications and Tourism Director, Tazewell County
  • Terry L. Stroud* of Midlothian, Chief Operations Officer, In Your Ear Studios

The Library Board

  • Dr. Robert L. Canida, II of Lynchburg, Vice President for Inclusive Excellence, University of Lynchburg
  • Barbara Vines Little* of Orange, Certified Genealogist
  • Lana Real of King William, Library Media Specialist, King William County Public Schools and Member, Upper Mattaponi Indian Tribe

*denotes reappointment

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