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Members, 2013-2014

  • May 15-16, 2019
  • July 17-18, 2019

  • In addition to official board meetings, some VCCS State Board members also may be present at the following VCCS events::

    • New Horizons Conf. April 10-12, 2019
    • Philanthropy Luncheon – April 16, 2019
    • Chancellor’s Retreat – Oct. 15-17, 2019
    • Hire Education Conf. – Dec. 4-6, 2019

    For details, please visit the Virginia Commonwealth Calendar website

Senator Walter Stosch

Senator Walter Stosch


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 the General Assembly during his storied career as a state legislator.

A strong advocate for K-12 and higher education, Stosch’s legislation over the years has created thousands of jobs and made college more accessible and affordable.

Stosch earned both his bachelor’s degree in accounting and master’s in business administration from the University of Richmond.  

Senator Stosch is a lifelong resident of Virginia, born in Richmond County and currently resides in Henrico County. He is married to the former Eleanor Herbert of Westmoreland County. They have two children, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.