This news release is from the previous Governor's administration.
For Immediate Release: May 1, 2015
Contacts: Secretary of the Commonwealth’s Office: Denise Burch,

Governor McAuliffe Announces Administration Appointments


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 for Professional Soil Scientists, Wetland Professionals and Geologists 

  • Douglas A. DeBerry, PhD, PWS, PWD of Williamsburg, Research Assistant Professor of Biology/Environmental Science and Policy, College of William and Mary 

Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services 

  • Clifton A. Slade of Surry, Owner, Slade Farms
  • O. Bryan Taliaferro, Jr. of Center Cross, Vice President, Montague Farms 

Board of Trustees of the Virginia Retirement System, Chair 

  • Robert L. Greene of Ashburn, President and CEO, National Association of Investment Companies 

*denotes reappointment