Seal of the Governor
For Immediate Release: September 3, 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

Alexandria Historical Restoration and Preservation Commission

  • Tiffany Pache of Alexandria

Board for Hearing Aid Specialists and Opticians

  • Saman Aghaebrahim of Henrico, Chief of Staff, Delegate Suhas Subramanyam
  • Mike Armstrong, MD of Henrico, Otolaryngologist, Head and Neck Surgeon, Richmond ENT
  • Stacey Brayboy of Alexandria, former Director of Federal and State Affairs, Office of Governor Ralph S. Northam
  • June Rogers of Chesapeake, Adjunct Instructor, Reynolds Community College

Board of Trustees A.L. Philpott Manufacturing Extension Partnership - GENEDGE Alliance

  • Kristen Westover of Lee, President, Mountain Empire Community College

Broadband Advisory Council

  • Ray LaMura* of Richmond, President, VCTA Broadband Association of Virginia

Opioid Abatement Authority

  • Joseph P. Baron of Norfolk, Sheriff, City of Norfolk
  • Sharon H. Buckman of Franklin, Director of Clinical Services, Piedmont Community Services
  • The Honorable James Holland of North Chesterfield, Chair, County Board of Supervisors, Chesterfield
  • Victor McKenzie Jr. of Richmond, Executive Director, Substance Abuse and Addiction Recovery Alliance of Virginia
  • Sarah T. Melton, PharmD, BCPP, of Bristol, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Gatton College of Pharmacy, East Tennessee State University
  • Timothy R. Spencer of Roanoke, City Attorney, City of Roanoke
  • Dr. James Thompson of Midlothian, Founder and Chief Medical Officer, Master Center for Addiction Medicine
  • Daryl Washington, LCSW of Fairfax, Executive Director, Community Services Board, Fairfax-Falls Church

Scientific Advisory Committee

  • Erin Forry of Boston, Massachusetts, Forensic Quality Manager

State Water Control Board

  • Dr. Jack O. Lanier of Richmond, Professor Emeritus, Virginia Commonwealth University

Virginia Commission for the Arts

  • Frazier Millner Armstrong of Richmond, Communications and Marketing Consultant
  • Barbara B. Parker* of Collinsville, Director, For Alison Foundation
  • LaTasha Julonda Do'zia of Stephens, Founding Artistic Director, Selah Theatre Project

*denotes reappointment

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