For Immediate Release: August 29, 2014
Contacts: Office of the Governor Contact: Rachel Thomas Email: rachel.thomas@governor.virginia.gov

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 Accountancy 

  • Matthew P. Bosher of Richmond, Partner, Hunton & Williams LLP 

Board of Dentistry 

  • Sharon W. Barnes of Mount Vernon, served as Communications/Legislative Assistant to Virginia State Senator Linda T. “Toddy” Puller; Associate Legislative Director, Editor and Director of Public Affairs for the National Association for Uniformed Services/Society of Military Widows 

Board of Pharmacy 

  • Sheila Kay Wilson Elliott, PharmD, MBA of Portsmouth, Clinical Pharmacist, Hampton Veterans Affairs Medical Center 

Board of the Virginia Public Building Authority 

  • Carolyn L. Bishop of Powhatan, Director of Finance and Administrative Services, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond 

Community Integration Advisory Commission 

  • Tameka F. Burroughs of Harrisonburg, Special Educational Consultant, Broadening Horizons Educational Support Services
  • Sandra A. Cook of Petersburg, Transportation Program Assistant, Senior Connections of Richmond
  • Susan A. Elmore, TRS, MBA/HCM, QIDP, CBIS of Colonial Heights, an employee of the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, and entrepreneur with her own health care operations consulting business, SAElmore Consulting, LLC
  • Stephen P. Grammer of Salem, disability advocate and recipient of the Certificate of Achievement, Partners in Policymaking
  • Danny L. Hodges of Hampton, foster parent and advocate for children with special needs
  • Lynnie McCrobie, LCSW, of Irvington Director of Community Options, Middle Peninsula Northern Neck Community Services Board
  • E. Ayn Welleford, MSG, PhD, AGHEF, of Richmond,Gerontologist Chair & Associate Professor Department of Gerontology, School of Allied Health Professions, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Monica Wiley of Richmond, Office Manager, Democratic Party of Virginia and disability advocate
  • Shareen Young-Chavez of Chesterfield,  Line Unit Supervisor, Social Security Disability Determination Services with 17 years experience in the disability sector 

Manufacturing Development Commission 

  • Dennis Burnett of Staunton, Executive Director, Shenandoah Valley Partnership
  • Angeline Godwin, Ph.D., J.D. of Stanleytown, President, Patrick Henry Community College
  • B. Scott Tilley* of Virginia Beach, General Counsel, STIHL Incorporated
  • Brett A. Vassey* of Richmond, President & CEO, Virginia Manufacturers Association 

New College Institute 

  • Gracie Agnew of Fieldale,Adjunct Professor, Patrick Henry Community College 

State Board for Community Colleges 

  • Carolyn S. Berkowitz of Burke,Managing Vice President, Community Affairs, Capital One Financial Corporation; and President, Capital One Foundation 

Virginia Cave Board 

  • Janet Tinkham* of Fort Valley, Education Outreach Coordinator, AIDS Response Effort of Winchester 

Virginia Health Workforce Development Authority 

  • Eleanor Cantrell, MD* of Wise, Director,  Lenowisco Health District, Virginia Department of Health
  • Ralph R. Clark, III, MD* of Richmond, Chief Medical Officer of the VCU Health System and Associate Dean for Clinical Activities in the VCU School of Medicine
  • Nancy E. Dunlap, MD, PHD, MBA of Charlottesville,Dean, School of Medicine, University of Virginia
  • Shirley Rogers Gibson, DNP, MSHA, RN, FACHE* of Richmond, Associate Vice President of Nursing, VCU Health System
  • R. Neal Graham of Richmond, Chief Executive Officer, Virginia Community Healthcare Association
  • Deborah J. Johnston, RN of Richmond, Owner and President, Care Advantage, Inc.
  • Lori A. Rutherford, RN, LNP of Roanoke, Nurse Practitioner, Veterans Health Administration 

Virginia Water Resources Research Center Statewide Advisory Board 

  • The Honorable David L. Bulova of Fairfax, Member, Virginia House of Delegates and Senior Planner, AMEC Environment & Infrastructure, Inc.  
  •  J. Michael Foreman of Palmyra, Director, Virginia Office of Environmental Education of the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation; a veteran of both the corporate and academic sectors,  currently serves as faculty of the Virginia Natural Resources Leadership Institute
  • Joseph H. Maroon of Midlothian, Executive Director, Virginia Environmental Endowment; former  Director, Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation 

*Denotes reappointment

 

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