This news release is from the previous Governor's administration.
For Immediate Release: January 16, 2015
Contacts: Office of the Governor: Rachel Thomas, 804-225-4262, | 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 Nursing 

  • Mark D. Monson of Gum Spring, Retired, former Deputy Director for Administration, Virginia Department of Health Professions 

State Board of Elections 

  • James B. Alcorn, Esq.* of Midlothian, Director of Policy, the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS); former Deputy Secretary, State Board of Elections (Mr. Alcorn will serve as Chairman of the Board)
  • Matthew A. Gray of Richmond, Virginia State Director, The Humane Society of the United States (Mr. Gray will serve as Vice-Chairman of the Board)
  • Singleton B. McAllister, Esq. of Great Falls, Attorney, Husch Blackwell 

Virginia Board for People with Disabilities 

  • Cindy Rudy of Williamsburg, Digital Technology Coordinator, Walsingham Academy; former Instructional Specialist, York County School Division; Adjunct Faculty, Old Dominion University


*Denotes reappointment