EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

MISSION OF THE COMMITTEE

The Executive Committee is composed of the Board Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson, the Chairpersons and Vice-Chairpersons of the Standing Committees, the representatives of the Mayors’ and Chairs’ Caucus and up to two other members as determined by the Board Chairperson. Executive Committee members who are not members of the Board serve in a non-voting capacity. The Board’s President and Chief Executive Officer serves as a non-voting member of the Executive Committee. The Board Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson serve as Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson of the Executive Committee.

The Executive Committee plans, coordinates and expedites the work of the Board and may take action, when necessary, between Board meetings. The Executive Committee exercises the authority and power of the Board, to the extent permitted by law.


COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Delceno Miles
Board Chair
Title:
President The Miles Agency
Represents: Business

Mark Johnson
Board Vice Chair / Finance & Audit Committee Chair
Title:
Vice President & Community Development Manager Hampton Roads Sun Trust Bank
Represents: Business

William Crow
Business Services Committee Chair
Title:
President Virginia Ship Repair Association
Represents: Business

Dr. Edna Baehre-Kolovani
Business Services Committee Vice Chair
Title:
President Tidewater Community College
Represents: Community Colleges

Dr. Larry Dotolo
Workforce Services Committee Chair
Title:
President Virginia Tidewater Consortium for Higher Education
Represents: Community Based Organization

Guenter Weissenseel
Workforce Services Committee Vice Chair
Title:
President IMS Gear Virginia Inc.
Represents: Business

Kevin Will
Youth Services Committee Chair
Title:
President and CEO Boys & Girls Club of Southwest Virginia
Represents: Community Based Organization

Dr. Elsie Barnes
Youth Services Committee Vice Chair
Title:
Professor of Political Science Norfolk State University
Represents: Higher Education

Dr. Ken Chandler
Finance & Audit Committee Vice Chair
Title:
Deputy City Manager City of Virginia Beach
Represents: Business

Donald Goldgerg
Policy & Strategic planning Committee Chair
Title:
President Goldberg Consulting, LLC
Represents: Business

Dr. Ruth Jones Nichols
Policy & Strategic Planning Committee Vice Chair
Title:
CEO Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia & the Eastern Shore
Represents: Community Based Organization

Whitney Lester
Communications Committee Chair
Title:
Director of Business Development VerAbility Resources
Represents: Community Based Organization

Mary McGovern
Communications Committee Vice Chair
Title:
Senior Vice President Divaris Real Estate, Inc.
Represents: Business

Bryan K. Stephens
Title:
President & CEO Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce
Represents: Business

William Nusbaum, Esq.
Past Board Chair
Title:
Williams Mullen
Represents: Business

William Docalovich
At Large Business Representative
Title:
Director of Trade Services Newport News Shipbuilding
Represents: Business

Jeffrey Ainslie
At Large Business Representative

Title: President of Finance & Operations The Ainslie Group
Represents: Business