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The WHRO Board of Directors represents the broadest possible spectrum of the geographically and demographically diverse region of Hampton Roads. We welcome nominations from the public to fill vacancies on the board as they occur. Please forward nominations to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Assistant to the President, including a brief resume of the nominee and contact information. All nominations are presented to the Chairman of the Governance/Nominating Committee.

Anne Conner, Chair

President
Public Finance and Community Investment
TowneBank

Scott Duncan, Vice Chair

Senior VP/GM
Capital Group / American Funds

Rik Rikkola, Treasurer

Retired Executive Director
Executive Partners / College of William & Mary

Mary Haddad, Secretary

President
Louis & Mary Haddad Foundation

Bert Schmidt

President & CEO
WHRO

Dr. Tony Atwater

Professor
NSU

Jayne Barnard

Professor of Law Emerita
Coordinator, 100th Anniversary of Women
College of William & Mary

Ronnie Cohen

Director & Academic Chair
Luter School of Business
Christopher Newport University

Dr. John Dever

President
Thomas Nelson Community College

Michael Divaris

President
Divaris Real Estate Inc.

Lee. D. Entsminger

President
Entsminger Consulting, LLC

Jay Ford

Executive Director
Virginia Eastern Shorekeepers

Eric Fox

Senior Vice President/Wealth Management
UBS

Faye Petro Gargiulo

Vice President
Riverside Health Systems

Ellie Gordon

Community / Civic Leader

Ted Henifin

General Manager
Hampton Roads Sanitation District

Dave Iwans

President
Dave Iwans & Associates

Mark Johnson

Vice President/Community Development Manager
SunTrust Bank

Christopher Kastner

Corporate Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Huntington Ingalls Industries

Angelica Light

Corporate Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Huntington Ingalls Industries

Andria McClellan

Councilwoman
City of Norfolk

Patrick McDermott

Attorney at Law
McDermott & Ward, P.C.

Ashley McLeod

Communications & Membership Director
Virginia Maritime Association

Dr. Cassandra Newby-Alexander

Director
Joseph Jenkins Roberts Center for the African Diaspora
Norfolk State University

Dr. Jennifer Parish

Superintendent
Poquoson City Public Schools

Ann Phillips

Rear Admiral, US Navy (Ret)
A.C. Phillips, LLC

Barry Pollara

Senior VP
UBS Financial Services

Victoria Proffitt

Chesapeake Public School Board/EAC Chair HRETA

Bob Rey

Subsidiary President
PRA Group, Inc.

Dr. James T. Roberts

Superintendent
Chesapeake Public Schools

Win Short

Attorney
Kaufman and Canoles

Guy Tower

Mediator, The McCammon Group

Dr. Alan Wagner

President
Wagner, Macula & Retina

Randy Webb

President & CEO
Signature

J. Scott Wheeler

President
Bay Diesel Corporation

Dr. Deran Whitney

Superintendent
Suffolk Public Schools