Governor Northam Announces Administration Appointments

Governor Northam Announces Administration Appointments

August 9, 2019


RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam announced additional appointments to his Administration today.


Secretariat of the Commonwealth


Salinna Lor, Special Assistant for Constituent Services and Community Engagement

Salinna Lor has been appointed as Special Assistant for Constituent Services and Community Engagement. Prior to her appointment, she served as a Special Assistant in the Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth and as a 2018 Governor’s Fellow in the Office of Constituent Services and Community Engagement. Salinna earned a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communications with a concentration in public relations at Virginia Commonwealth University.


Board Appointments


Board for Barbers and Cosmetology


  • Renee Gilanshah of Reston, Master Esthetician, Treatwell LLC


Board of Conservation and Recreation


  • Nancy Hull Davidson* of Richmond, Program Manager, Girls on the Run of Greater Richmond
  • Dexter C. Hurt* of Richmond, Senior ITS Project Manager, GRTC Transit System
  • Camille C. Touton of Arlington


Board of Counseling


  • Johnston M. Brendel* of Williamsburg, Faculty Member, College of William & Mary
  • Danielle Hunt* of North Chesterfield, Licensed Professional Counselor


Potomac Aquifer Recharge Oversight Committee


  • Dr. William J. Mann Jr. of Williamsburg, Executive Director, Olde Towne Medical and Dental Center
  • Doug Powell of James City County, General Manager, James City Service Authority


Real Estate Appraiser Board


  • Mark R. Chapin, IFA of Richmond, Principal, CoreLogic Valuation Solutions


State Board of Health


  • Wendy Klein, MD, MACP* of Richmond, Medical Director, Health Brigade
  • Dr. Jim Shuler* of Blacksburg, Retired Veterinarian and Retired Member of the Virginia House of Delegates


Virginia Board of Forestry


  • Elizabeth Flippo Hutchins* of Richmond, Vice President, Flippo Lumber Corporation
  • Ben Reeves of Lynchburg, Region Raw Material Manager, Weyerhaeuser
  • Greg Scheerer* of Lynchburg, Area Manager, WestRock Company


Virginia College Savings Plan


  • Reginald D. Samuel* of Spotsylvania, Founder and Managing Partner, The Leumas Group
  • Lauren K. Stack of Alexandria


Virginia Housing Development Authority


  • Lisa R. Porter of Bristol, Executive Director and CEO, Bristol Redevelopment and Housing Authority
  • Michael J. Schewel of Richmond, Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Tredegar Corporation


Virginia Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Education Commission


  • Dr. Keisha Pexton of Hampton, Director of Learning and Workforce Development, Newport News Shipbuilding and Member, Virginia Board of Education


*denotes reappointment


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