This news release is from the previous Governor's administration.
For Immediate Release: February 3, 2017
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 the Commonwealth
Board Appointments


Board of Veterans Services 

  • The Honorable Paige D. Cherry of Portsmouth, Vice Mayor, City of Portsmouth


Commission on Local Government

  • R. Michael Amyx of Midlothian, retired; former Executive Director, Virginia Municipal League


State Council for Interstate Adult Offender Supervision

  • Victoria Cochran of Blacksburg, Deputy Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security


State Rehabilitation Council for the Blind and Vision Impaired

  • Christine L. Appert, EdD* of Charlottesville, Adjunct Faculty, University of Virginia Curry School of Education
  • Irene M. Conlin of Virginia Beach, Senior Cybersecurity Analyst for General Dynamics Information Technologies
  • W. Chris Martin of Ashland, Senior Vice President, Allied Instructional Services
  • Mark W. Roane of Richmond