Board of Directors


Reginald N. Jones, Partner, Williams Mullen


William R. Ermatinger, Corporate VP & Chief Human Resources Officer, Huntington Ingalls Industries


Adrian P. Chapman, President & COO, Washington Gas


Beth Rhinehart, President & CEO, Bristol Chamber of Commerce

Thomas N. Chewning, Director Emeritus, Exec. VP & CFO (retired), Dominion Resources, Inc.

Ben J. Davenport, Jr., Director Emeritus, Chairman, First Piedmont Corporation

Deborah DiCroce, President & CEO, Hampton Roads Community Foundation

Glenn Dubois, Chancellor, Virginia Community College System

Darla Edwards, President & CEO, Successful Innovations, Inc.

Mark M. Gordon, CEO, Bon Secours Health System

Todd Haymore, ex-officio, Secretary of Commerce and Trade, Commonwealth of VA

William Hazel, ex-officio, Secretary of Health and Human Resources, Commonwealth of VA

Paul D. Koonce, CEO of Energy Infrastructure Group & President of Dominion Virginia Power

Ned W. Massee, Croatan Advisors

Monica Q. Matherly, HR Leader, Wealth & Investment Management, Wells Fargo

Jeffrey Novak, VP - Public Policy and Chief Counsel - Litigation and Compliance, AOL

William C. Rees, President, VA Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics

Carrie Roth, President & CEO, Virginia Biotechnology Research Park

Nicholas G. Sladic, General Counsel, Operations, Collections and Rediscoveries Division, Capital One

Dietra Trent, ex-officio, Secretary of Education, Commonwealth of VA

John A. Weinberg, Senior VP & Director of Research, The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond


VECF Advisors Council

VECF's Advisors Council is comprised of policy, research, and evaluation experts.  Advising VECF's President and board, the Council guides the direction of research and evaluation efforts of VECF, as well as the use of the findings to discern policy implications:  This distinguished group of experts includes:

Rhian Evans Allvin, National Association for the Education of Young Children

Peter A. Blake, State Council of Higher Education for VA

The Honorable David C. Gompert, RAND Corporation

Robert D. Holsworth, Ph.D., Decide Smart

Colleen A. Kraft, M.D., VA Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Robert C. Pianta, Ph.D., Curry School of Education

Craig T. Ramey, Ph.D., VA Tech Carilion Research Institute

Sharon L. Ramey, Ph.D., VA Tech Carilion Research Institute

Karl N. Stauber, Ph., D., Danville Regional Foundation

Helene Stebbins, M.P.P., Alliance for Early Success

John P. Thomas, Ph.D., Weldon Cooper Policy Center, UVA

(Read Advisors Council Bios)