This news release is from the previous Governor's administration.
For Immediate Release: September 12, 2014
Contacts: Office of the Governor, Rachel Thomas

Governor McAuliffe Announces Administration Appointments September 12, 2014


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


Aquaculture Advisory Board

  • John E. Hofmeyer, Jr. of Williamsburg, President, Virginia Aquaculture Association

Hampton Roads Sanitation District Commission

  • Willie Levenston of Portsmouth, Retired Supervisor Electronic Engineer, Norfolk Naval Shipyard

James Monroe Law Office Museum and Memorial Library, Board of Regents

  • G. Scott Walker of Fredericksburg, Retired Administrator, Stafford County Public Schools

Local Government Advisory Committee to the Chesapeake Bay Executive Council

  • The Honorable Richard A. Baugh of Harrisonburg, Harrisonburg City Council Member, and Partner, Hoover Penrod PLC
  • The Honorable Ruby A. Brabo of King George, Dahlgren District Supervisor, King George County
  • The Honorable Janine F. Burns of Hallieford, Supervisor At-Large, Board of Supervisors, Mathews County
  • The Honorable Penelope A. “Penny” Gross* of Fairfax, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors
  • Larry Land of North Chesterfield, Director of Policy Development, Virginia Association of Counties (VACo)
  • Ernie J. Lehmann of Alexandria, Board Member, North Old Town Independent Citizens’ Civic Association (NOTICe)

Virginia Land Conservation Foundation

  • Byron M. Adkins, Jr. of Ruthville, Deputy Director for the Office of Facilities and Environmental Quality, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Susan E. Donner of Suffolk, Sole Attorney and Owner, Susan E. Donner, PLC
  • Joan Fenton of Charlottesville, CEO, Quilts Unlimited of Virginia, Inc.
  • Jay C. Ford of Eastville, Executive Director, Virginia Eastern Shorekeeper and Owner and Founder, Shine and Rise Farm
  • Anna L. Lawson* of Daleville, Conservationist
  • The Honorable Albert C. Pollard, Jr. of Irvington, President, Woodwrights, LLC and Capacity Building Consultant

Virginia Latino Advisory Board

  • Christine Lockhart Poarch of Salem, Managing Attorney, Poarch Law

*Denotes reappointment