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.


COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Kevin Will
Chair
Title:
 President & CEO of Boys & Girls Club of Southwest Virginia
Represents: Community Based Organization
Board Member: Yes

Dr. Elsie Barnes
Vice Chair
Title:
 Professor of Political Science Norfolk State University
Represents: Higher Education
Board Member: Yes

Vonya Alleyne
Title:
 Vice President, Human Resources Cox Communications Virginia
Represents: Community Based Organization
Board Member: Yes

Andrea Arnett
Title:
 Workforce Planning & Development Consultant, Sentara Healthcare
Represents: Community Based Organization
Board Member: No

Sean Beslow
Title:
 Admission Counselor Virginia Job Corps
Represents: Education
Board Member: No

Kecia Brothers-Hayes
Title:
 Regional Recentry Specialist-Eastern Region Virginia Department of Juvenile Justice
Represents: Community Based Organization
Board Member: No

Thomas Calhoun
Title:
 President Norfolk Federation of Teachers
Represents: Labor
Board Member: Yes

Tammy Carlson
Title:
 Human Resource Director Girl Scout Council of Colonial Coast
Represents: Community Based Organization
Board Member: No

Alice Graham
Title:
 Adult Education Coordinator, Portsmouth Public Schools has been been added to the Youth Services Committee
Represents: Higher Education
Board Member: Yes

Alice Jones
Title:
 Director Student & Alumni Programs Old Dominion University
Represents: Higher Education
Board Member: No

Pamela Little-Hill
Title:
 Director of Social Services, City of Portsmouth
Represents: Community Based Organization
Board Member: Yes

Kevin P. Paveglio
Title:
 Campus President, ECPI University
Represents: Higher Education
Board Member: No

Martha Razor
Title:
 Early Childhood Specialist WHRO
Represents: Community Based Organization
Board Member: No

Shawn Sawyer
Title:
 Executive Director Tidewater Youth Services Commission
Represents: Community Based Organization
Board Member: No

Dr. Aaron Spence
Title:
 Superintendent Virginia Beach City Public Schools
Represents: K-12 Education
Board Member: Yes

Barbara Washer
Title:
 Development & Event Strategist, Virginia Ship Repair Association
Represents: Community Based Organization
Board Member: No

Guenter Weissenseel
Title:
 President IMS Gear Virginia Inc.
Represents: Community Based Organization
Board Member: Yes

Steven Wright
Title:
 Director Chesapeake Economic Development
Represents: Economic Development
Board Member: Yes

Yvette V. Young
Title:
 Vice President - Programs and Operations Urban League of Hampton Roads, Inc.
Represents: Community Based Organization
Board Member: No