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Board of Trustees


The Fort Monroe Authority is governed by a fourteen member Board of Trustees. Two members are from the Governor’s Cabinet and are non-voting members, two are the Senator and Delegate in whose district Fort Monroe lies, two are appointed by the City of Hampton and eight are appointed by the Governor of Virginia. An Executive Director reports to the Board and oversees a staff with expertise in operations and maintenance, real estate, public programs, historic preservation and communications.

The Honorable James P. Moran
Senior Legislative Advisor, McDermott Will & Emery, LLP
Chair, Board of Trustees

Colin G. Campbell
Former President & CEO, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Mary Bunting
City Manager, City of Hampton

The Honorable Brian Ball
Secretary of Commerce and Trade
Ex-officio, Non-voting Member

The Honorable Matt Strickler
Secretary of Natural Resources
Ex-officio, Non-voting Member

The Honorable Gordon Helsel
State Delegate-Virginia House
District 91

T. Destry Jarvis
Consultant, Outdoor Recreation and Park Services, LLC

James R. (Jay) Joseph
Senior Vice President, Harvey Lindsay Commercial Real Estate

The Honorable Mamie Locke
State Senator-Virginia Senate
District 2

Dr. Maureen Elgersman Lee
Associate Professor and Chair, Political Science and History Department
Hampton University

John Reynolds

Dr. Edward Ayers
Professor and President Emeritus
University of Richmond

Dr. Rex Ellis
Associate Director for Curatorial Affairs, National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution


All meetings held at 1:00pm unless otherwise noted.

Meeting Type Date Location
FMA Executive Committee Thurs., February 28 Richmond 3pm Patrick Henry Bldg East Reading Room
FMA Board Weds. and Thurs., April 17-18 Fort Monroe 3pm 4/17 and 8 am 4/18
FMA Board Thurs., June 20 Paradise Ocean Club
490 Fenwick Road
FMA Board Thurs.,September 19 Virginia Marine Resources Commission
380 Fenwick Road
FMA Board Thurs., November 21 Paradise Ocean Club
490 Fenwick Road