Molly Ward

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Molly Ward was appointed to the State Board by Gov. Terry McAuliffe in January 2018.  She currently serves as Treasurer for the City of Hampton, having previously served in the position from 2002 to 2008. Prior to her election to Treasurer in November 2017, she served as Secretary of Natural Resources for the Commonwealth of […]

Edward Dalrymple, Jr.

Posted by & filed under . Edward C. Dalrymple, Jr. was appointed to the State Board by Governor Terry McAuliffe to begin a four-year term effective July 1, 2017. Dalrymple serves as president of Chemung Contracting Corporation, Dalrymple Holding Corporation, and Cedar Mountain Stone Corporation. He serves on a variety of boards regarding Virginia transportation issues including research, quality and […]

Yohannes A. Abraham

Posted by & filed under . Yohannes A. Abraham was appointed to the State Board by Governor Terry McAuliffe to begin a four-year term effective July 1, 2017. Abraham serves as a Senior Advisor at The Barack Obama Foundation. Previously, he served in the White House as Deputy Assistant to the President, Senior Advisor to the National Economic Council, and […]

Peggy Layne

Posted by & filed under . Peggy Layne was appointed to the State Board by Governor Terry McAuliffe to begin a four-year term effective July 1, 2017. Retired after a 40-year career with Dominion Virginia Power, Layne is currently a “professional volunteer” serving on numerous boards, including the Tidewater Community College Education Foundation Board, Virginia Beach 2040-Vision to Action Community […]

Joseph Smiddy, M.D.

Posted by & filed under . Dr. Joseph Smiddy currently serves as the medical director of St. Mary’s Health Wagon in Wise, VA. He is also a volunteer at the Church Hill Free Clinic in Church Hill, TN, and a managing partner of Pulmonary Associates in Kingsport, TN. A former Lt. Commander with the USNR, Smiddy is credited with inventing […]

Susan Tinsley Gooden

Posted by & filed under . Susan Tinsley Gooden is currently employed as a professor of public administration and policy at the Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at VCU. She also serves as executive director of the Grace E. Harris Leadership Institute. She has previously worked as an associate professor at Virginia Tech and as a research evaluator […]

David E. Broder

Posted by & filed under . David E. Broder currently serves as president of Service Employees International Union 512 – a 3,000-member union of home care providers, and Fairfax and Loudoun county employees, who provide quality public services to families across the commonwealth. Broder also has an extensive background in politics, having worked for the Planned Parenthood Action Fund in […]

Nathaniel Bishop

Posted by & filed under . A focus of Nathaniel Bishop’s career has been to view work in healthcare as a ministry – care for the people who trust their medical concerns to the organization, care for those who prepare men and women for healthcare positions, and care for those who provide the care and services in a variety of […]

Senator Walter Stosch

Posted by & filed under . Recently retired from representing nearly 200,000 residents in the 12th Senatorial District, former State Senator Walter Stosch has been a leader on numerous issues impacting all Virginians. He has been ranked in numerous years as the most effective member of the Senate and Legislator of the Year and was the only CPA serving in […]

Douglas M. Garcia

Posted by & filed under . Douglas M. Garcia, of Fairfax, is a director with the Educational Testing Service, where he works to ensure implementation and successful launch of a new ETS High School Equivalency Test. Prior to that he was manager of government and external relations and also served as executive director of federal relations and outreach for the […]