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. Kevin Will
President & CEO of Boys and Girls Club of Southeast VirginiaYes
Dr. Elsie Barnes
Vice Chair
Professor of Political Science
Norfolk State University
Higher EducationYes
Vonya AlleyneVice President, Human Resources
Cox Communications Virginia
Andrea ArnettWorkforce Planning & Development Consultant, Sentara HealthcareNo
Mr. Sean BeslowAdmission Counselor
Virginia Job Corps
Ms. Kecia Brothers-HayesRegional Recentry Specialist- Eastern Region
Virginia Department of Juvenile Justice
Mr. Thomas CalhounPresident
Norfolk Federation of Teachers
Ms. Tammy CarlsonHuman Resource Director
Girl Scout Council of Colonial Coast
Ms. Alice GrahamAdult Education Coordinator, Portsmouth Public Schools has been added to the Youth Services CommitteeYes
Ms. Alice JonesDirector Student & Alumni Programs
Old Dominion University
Ms. Pamela Little-HillDirector of Social Services, City of PortsmouthYes
Mr. Kevin P. PaveglioCampus President, ECPI UniversityHigher EducationNo
Ms. Martha RazorEarly Childhood Specialist
Ms. Shawn SawyerExecutive Director
Tidewater Youth Services Commission
Dr. Aaron SpenceSuperintendent
Virginia Beach City Public Schools
K-12 EducationYes
Ms. Barbara WasherDevelopment & Event Strategist, Virginia Ship Repair AssociationNo
Mr. Guenter WeissenseelPresident
IMS Gear Virginia Inc.
Mr. Steven WrightDirector
Chesapeake Economic Development
Economic DevelopmentYes
Ms. Yvette V. YoungVice President - Programs and Operations
Urban League of Hampton Roads, Inc.