State Chair, July 1, 2017- Present

Amy Springer Hartsell
Assistant Dean
Eastern Mennonite University

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Presidential Sponsor

Tracy Fitzsimmons, Ph.D.


Shenandoah University

Virginia McLaughlin

Dean of the School of Education

College of William and Mary

Sara Looney (Retired)

George Mason University

Margaret Miller

State Council for Higher Education in Virginia

University of Virginia

Marcia Quesenberry

University of Virginia's College at Wise

Lonnie Schaffer (Retired)

Vice President for Academic Affairs

Thomas Nelson Community College

Shamin Sisson (Retired)
Randolph-Macon Women's College

University of Virginia

Kate Slevin (Retired)

State Council for Higher Education in Virginia

College of William and Mary

Norrine Bailey Spencer (Posthumous)

Virginia Tech

Sybil Todd (Posthumous)

University of Virginia

Belle Wheelan

President, Central Virginia and Northern Virginia Community College

Secretary of Education, Warner Administration

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Joyce Williams-Green

​Virginia Tech

Emerita Board Members

Dorothy Jones

Dean, Extended Learning & Faculty Development
Norfolk State University

​​Jeanie Kline

Special Assistant to the Vice Provost

Old Dominion University

Genene D. LeRosen

Executive Vice President

J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College

Anna LoMascolo

Co-Director of Programming, Women's Center

Virginia Tech

Essala Lowe

Director, Campus Operations - Manassas Campus

Northern Virginia Community College 

Melissa M. Lubin
Dean, Outreach & Engagement
James Madison University 

Patty O'Toole 
Past State Chair 2014-2017

Vice President of Student Affairs & Dean of Students
Hollins University

Elsie Weatherington

Dean of University Libraries

Virginia State University

Anda Webb

Vice Provost for Administration & Chief of Staff
University of Virginia

Martha Wescoat-Andes

Associate Dean of Administration, College of Science

George Mason University

Board of Directors

Helen Ackerman (Retired)

George Mason University

Belinda Anderson

Virginia Union University

Phyllis Ashworth (Retired)

Wytheville Community College

Meta Braymer (Retired)

University of Mary Washington

Virginia Carey (Retired)

College of William and Mary

Carolyn Cook (Retired)

Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Rachel Fowlkes

Executive Director

Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center

Teresa Gonzalez (Retired)

James Madison University

Connie Gores


Southwest Minnesota State University

Patricia B. Hyer

Associate Provost Emerita

Virginia Tech

Patsy R. Joyner

Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Paul D. Camp Community College​

Donna Alexander

Vice President of Instruction & Student Development

Rappahannock Community College

Ginger Ambler

Vice President for Student Affairs

College of William & Mary

Melody Bianchetto

Vice President for Finance

University of Virginia

Leanna Blevins

Associate Director and Chief Academic Officer

New College Institute

Fran Bradford

Deputy Secretary of Education

Commonwealth of Virginia

Karen Campbell

Associate VP for Recruitment, Enrollment & Admission

Tidewater Community College

Christine Clark-Talley

Associate Vice President for Alumni Affairs

George Mason University

Nakeina E. Douglas-Glenn

Director, Grace E. Harris Leadership Institute

Virginia Commonwealth University

Nicole Ferretti

Assistant Vice President Financial Planning & Analysis University of Virginia

Amelia Harris

Academic Dean

University of Virginia's College at Wise

Marilou M. Johnson

Vice Provost for Academic Development

James Madison University