For Immediate Release: September 5, 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 Regents of Gunston Hall

*Members of the Board of Regents are selected from a list of members submitted by The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America 

  • Elaine Carter Blaylock* of Dallas, TX
  • Harrison Flynn Giddens of Tampa, FL
  • Penn Ervin Grove of Knoxville, TN
  • Nancy Hudler Keuffel of Bloomfield Hills, MI
  • Barbara Camp Linville of Lake Forest, IL
  • Linda H. Mattingly of McLean, VA
  • Rowena Day Boyd Van Dyke of St. Louis, MO
  • Virginia T. Simonds White of Dover, MA 

Board of Health Professions 

  • Helene D. Clayton-Jeter, OD of Great Falls, Health Programs Coordinator and Director of the FDA’s Cardiovascular and Endocrine Liaison Program in the Office of Health and Constituent Affairs, Office of External Affairs in the Office of the Commissioner at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration; representing the Board of Optometry
  • Frazier W. Frantz, MD of Norfolk, pediatric surgeon, Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters in Norfolk, where he has practiced since retirement from the U. S. Navy in 2009; representing the Board of Medicine.
  • Yvonne Patricia Haynes, LCSW* of Midlothian,Mental Health Director, Richmond Behavioral Health Authority; representing the Board of Social Work
  • Allen R. Jones Jr., DPT, PT of Newport News, Owner and CEO, Dominion Physical Therapy & Associates, Inc.; representing the Board of Physical Therapy
  • Robert H. Logan III, PhD of Roanoke, Executive Director, Western Virginia Emergency Medical Services Council
  • Trula E. Minton of Richmond, Chief Nurse Executive, Chippenham  and Johnston-Willis Hospitals, Inc.; representing the Board of Nursing
  • Martha S. Perry, MS of McLean, Marriage and Family Therapy Resident,  Caring Couples, Happy Lives; Doctoral Candidate, University of Kentucky
  • Ellen B. Shinaberry, RPH, PharmD of Harrisonburg,Pharmacy IT Manager, Sentara RMH Medical Center; representing the Board of Pharmacy
  • Jacquelyn M. Tyler, RN of Freeman, Quality Manager and Nursing Educator/Supervisor, PTX, LLC and Old Dominion Dialysis, Inc.
  • James D. Watkins, DDS of Hampton, General Dentist in private practice; representing the Board of Dentistry
  • J. Paul Welch II, of Warsaw, a second generation Owner/Manager of Welch Funeral Home on the Northern Neck; representing the Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers
  • James Wells, RPh of Front Royal, Pharmacy Administrative Director, Valley Health-Warren Memorial Hospital and Page Memorial Hospital; Pharmacy Preceptor, University of Charleston-Robert C. Byrd Center for Pharmaceutical Education 

Governor’s Advisory Board on Volunteerism and National Service 

  • Marshall Dendy of Richmond, a senior at Trinity Episcopal School 

Information Technology Advisory Council 

  • Sandra “Sandy” J. Adams of Richmond, Commissioner, Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
  • Anjan Chimaladinne of Chantilly, Vice President, Udyoga LLC
  • Clyde E. Cristman of Richmond, Director, Department of Conservation and Recreation
  • Kent C. Dickey of Richmond, Deputy Superintendent for Finance and Operations, Department of Education
  • David Ihrie of Herndon, Chief Technology Officer, Center for Innovative Technology
  • Monte Johnson of Ashburn, Senior IT Consultant, Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Charlie Kilpatrick, PE of Fredericksburg, Commissioner, Virginia Department of Transportation
  • Salvatore “Sam” Lupica of Richmond, Chief Operating Officer and Acting Commissioner, Virginia Employment Commission
  • Kelly Thomasson Mercer of Ashland, Deputy Secretary of the Commonwealth
  • Judy Napier of Richmond, Commissioner, Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control
  • Richard F. Sliwoski, PE of Richmond, Director, Department of General Services
  • Ernest F. Steidle, PhD.* of Waynesboro, Chief Operations Officer, Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services
  • David A. Von Moll of Chesterfield, State Comptroller, Virginia Department of Accounts 

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Investment Authority 

  • Timothy D. Sands of Blacksburg, President, Virginia Tech
  • Michael R. Steed of Chevy Chase, MD, Founder and Managing Partner, Paladin Capital Group
  • Teresa A. Sullivan* of Charlottesville, President, University of Virginia 

Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee to the Chesapeake Bay Executive Council 

  • Kirk J. Havens, PhD.* of Plainview, Director, Coastal Watersheds Program, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William & Mary


*Denotes reappointment

 

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