Youth Services Committee

Mission of the Committee

The Youth Services Committee develops the plan for youth services, subject to Board approval. The purpose of the Youth Services Committee is to strengthen the capacity of education, youth development and training programs to provide high quality services that are aligned with the workforce skills required in today’s economy.

Council Members

Name TitleRepresentsBoard Member
Mr. Jeffrey Ainslie
Chair
President of Finance & Operations
The Ainslie Group
BusinessYes
Dr. Elsie Barnes
Vice Chair
Professor of Political Science
Norfolk State University
Higher EducationYes
Vonya AlleyneVice President, Human Resources
Cox Communications Virginia
Mr. Sean BeslowAdmission Counselor
Virginia Job Corps
No
Ms. Barbara BrinsonYouth Coordinator
City of Virginia Beach Youth
No
Kecia BrothersRegional Recentry Specialist- Eastern Region
Virginia Department of Juvenile Justice
No
Mr. Thomas CalhounPresident
Norfolk Federation of Teachers
LaborYes
Tammy CarlsonHuman Resource Director
Girl Scout Council of Colonial Coast
No
Kim GarrettVice President / Relationship Manager
Wells Fargo Bank
No
Alice JonesDirector Student & Alumni Programs
Old Dominion University
No
Pamela Little-HillNo
Martha RazorEarly Childhood Specialist
WHRO
No
Shawn SawyerExecutive Director
Tidewater Youth Services Commission
No
Ms. Barbara J. Shears-WalkerAdult Education Coordinator
Portsmouth Public Schools - Adult Education Center
No
Dr. Aaron SpenceSuperintendent
Virginia Beach City Public Schools
K-12 EducationYes
Mr. Guenter WeissenseelPresident
IMS Gear Virginia Inc.
No
Mr. Kevin WillPresident & CEO
Boys and Girls Club of Southeast Virginia
Yes
Mr. Steven WrightDirector
Chesapeake Economic Development
Economic DevelopmentYes
Ms. Yvette V. YoungVice President - Programs and Operations
Urban League of Hampton Roads, Inc.
No