This news release is from the previous Governor's administration.
For Immediate Release: June 30, 2017
Contacts: Office of the Governor, Sam Coleman, | Secretariat of the Commonwealth, Caroline Corl,

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 of Dentistry

  • Sandra J. Catchings, DDS of Staunton, Owner, Bradford and Catchings, Inc., Fishersville
  • Jamiah K. Dawson, DDS, MICOI, MAAIP of Newport News, General Dentist/ Practice Owner,  Affordable Dentures & Implants


Board on Juvenile Justice

  • Tyren C. Frazier*of Chesterfield, Executive Director, Higher Achievement, Richmond
  • The Honorable Colonel David R. Hines* of Mechanicsville, Sheriff, Hanover County
  • Scott Kizner, PhD of Harrisonburg, Superintendent, Harrisonburg City Public Schools
  • Robyn D. McDougle, PhD* of Mechanicsville, L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs, Faculty Director Office of Public Policy Outreach, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice, Virginia Commonwealth University 
  • Quwanisha Hines Roman, Esq. of Newport News, Project Attorney, UnitedLex
  • Robert Vilchez of Alexandria, Coordinator, Arlington County Gang Prevention Task Force Supervisor, Detention Diversion Program, Arlington 17th District Court Services Unit


Board of Trustees of the Science Museum of Virginia

  • Missy Neff of Richmond, Director of Legislative Affairs, The Nature Conservancy
  • Denise Lowe Walters, PhD of Henrico, Senior Manager, Pfizer Consumer Healthcare


Virginia Marine Resources Commission

  • Christy Everett of Norfolk, Virginia Assistant and Hampton Roads Director, Chesapeake Bay Foundation
  • Ken Neill III, DDS* of Seaford, Owner, Neill Family & Cosmetic Dental Care


*denotes reappointment