This news release is from the previous Governor's administration.
For Immediate Release: October 30, 2015
Contacts: Secretary of the Commonwealth's Office: Denise Burch,

Governor McAuliffe Announces Administration Appointments


RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe announced additional appointments to his Administration today. The appointees will join McAuliffe’s Administration focused on finding common ground with members of both parties on issues that will build a new Virginia economy and create more jobs across the Commonwealth.

Secretariat of Administration

Martin Mash, Department of Elections-Confidential Policy Analyst
Martin Mash formerly worked as an aide to U.S. Senator Jim Webb in both the D.C. and Roanoke offices. Martin holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Radford University, a Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia, and is a graduate of the Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership.

Secretariat of the Commonwealth
Board Appointments

Virginia Commission on Higher Education Board Appointments 

  • Connie Kincheloe of Culpeper, former Member and Chair of the State Board for Community Colleges

Virginia Cyber Security Commission

  • Mark Brunner of McLean, Vice President, The Cohen Group (Mr. Brunner will serve as Special Advisor to the Commission.) 

*denotes reappointment