Board of Directors

NameTitleRepresents
Ms. Delceno C. Miles
Chair
President
The Miles Agency
Business
Mr. Mark Johnson
Vice Chair
Vice President
SunTrust Bank
Mr. Jeffrey AinsliePresident of Finance & Operations
The Ainslie Group
Business
Mrs. Vonya AlleyneVice President, Human Resources, Cox Communications Virginia
Dr. Edna Baehre-KolovaniPresident
Tidewater Community College
Community Colleges
Mr. Chris BaileyChief Operating Officer
Highground Services, Inc.
Business
Dr. Elsie M. BarnesProfessor of Political Science
Norfolk State University
Higher Education
Mr. John E. Barrett, IIICEO
Bon Secours DePaul Medical Center
Business
Mr. Rick BrooksRegistered Apprenticeship Consultant
Virginia Department of Labor
Apprenticeship
Mr. Hosey BurgessNorfolk/Portsmouth Manager/Office Director
Virginia Employment Commission
Virginia Employment Commission
Mr.Thomas CalhounPresident
Norfolk Federation of Teachers
Local 4261
Labor
Dr. Ken ChandlerDeputy City Manager
City of Virginia Beach
Mr. William W. Crow
President
Virginia Ship Repair Association
Business
Mr. William DocalovichDirector of Trade Services
Newport News Shipbuilding
Business
Mr. Joseph M. DonnellyPresident
Donnelly Real Properties, LLC
Business
Dr. Larry Dotolo
President
Virginia Tidewater Consortium for Higher Education
Education/Training
Mr. Mark DreyfusPresident
ECPI University
Business
Dr. Johnny GarciaPresident
SimIS, Inc.
Business
Ms. Julie A.
Gifford

Non-Voting Military Representative
Regional Military Liason
Office of the Secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs
Commonwealth of Virginia
The Honorable Donald Goldberg
New Business Development Director
Harvey Lindsay Commercial Real Estate
Business
Mr. Levell Hairston Mill Manager
International Paper, Franklin Mill
Business
Ms. Ute Heidenreich, Esq.
General Counsel
TowneBank
Business
Ms. L'Tanya Johnson
VDC Human Resource Manager
Cost Plus World Market
RADM USN (Ret.) William KlemmDirector of Business Development - Marine Services Division
Oceaneering International, Inc.
Business
Mr. John KownackExecutive Director
Norfolk Redevelopment & Housing Authority
Mr. Whitney LesterDirector of Business Development
VersAbility Resources
Community Based Organization
Ms. Pamela Little-HillDirector of Social Services
City of Portsmouth
Dr. Daniel LufkinPresident
Paul D. Camp Community College
Mr. Michael D. LulofsDirector of Human Resources
Sumitomo Drive Technologies
Business
The Honorable William M. McCarty
Non-Voting Locality Representative
Newport District Supervisor
Isle of Wight County
Ms. Carol McCormackPresident & CEO
United Way of South Hampton Roads
Business
Ms. Mary D. McGovernSenior Vice President
Divaris Real Estate, Inc.
Business
Mr. Bill MillerHuman Resources Administrator
Fairlead Integration
Business
Ms. BarBara MurphyProject Director
AARP Senior Community Service Employment Program
One-Stop Partner
Dr. Ruth Jones NicholsCEO
Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore
Community Based Organization
Mr. William L. Nusbaum, Esq.
Shareholder
Williams Mullen
Business
Dr. John Olson
Non-Voting Peninsula Representative
President
ECPI University, Newport News Campus
Higher Education
Mr. Charles RigneyDirector of Development
City of Norfolk
Business
Mr. Ron RitterPresident
On Point, LLC.
Business
Mr. Steven SanchezChief Operating Officer
NSC Technologies Worldwide
Business
Dr. James ShaefferDean, College of Continuing Education
& Professional Development
Old Dominion University
Higher Education
Ms. Barbara J. Shears-WalkerAdult Education Coordinator
Portsmouth Public Schools - Adult Education Center
Dr. Aaron SpenceSuperintendent
Virginia Beach City Public Schools
K-12 Education
Kim ShepardHampton Roads District Manager
VA Department of Aging and Rehabilitative Services
Mr. Bryan K. StephensPresident & CEO
Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce
Mr. Chris StuartVice President – Client Relations & Business Development
Top Guard Security
Mr. Rick WeddlePresident & CEO
Hampton Roads Economic Development Alliance
Mr. Geunter WeissenseelPresident
IMS Gear Virginia Inc.
Ms. Edith WhiteExecutive Director
Hampton Roads Community Action Program
Community Based Organization
Mr. Kevin WillPresident and CEO
Boys and Girls Club of Southeast Virginia
Community Based Organization
Mr. Steven C. WrightDirector
Chesapeake Economic Development
Economic Development