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Public Meeting: VA250 African American Advisory Council Meeting

March 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Members of the VA 250 African American Advisory Council will meet at the Fort Monroe Visitor & Education Center on Friday, March 29 at 10 am.


Members of the Council include:

The Honorable Mamie E. Locke, Chair
Dr. Edward L. Ayers, President Emeritus, University of Richmond
Rev. Cozy Bailey, President, Virginia NAACP
Dr. Nathaniel L. (NL) Bishop, Senior Vice President and Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer,
Carillion Clinic
Sheila Coates, Founder/President, Black Women United
The Honorable Winsome Earle-Sears, Lt. Governor of Virginia
Chief Justice S. Bernard Goodwyn, Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Virginia
Toria Edmonds-Howell, Community Engagement Manager, Capitol One Michael Wassmer Innovation Center
Connie Matthews Harshaw, Board President, Let Freedom Ring Foundation, First Baptist Church
Professor Ervin Jordan, Associate Professor and Research Archivist, University of Virginia
Felix Sarfo-Kantanka, Jr., External Affairs Manager, Dominion Energy
Dr. Maureen Elgersman Lee, Bray School Lab Director
Rev. William Lee, Pastor, Loudoun Ave. Christian Church (LACC) (ret.)
Patrice Lewis, Government Affairs Manager, Gentry Locke Attorneys
The Honorable Louise Lucas, President pro tempore, Senate of Virginia
Rita McClenny, President and CEO, Virginia Tourism Corporation
The Honorable Delores McQuinn, Virginia House of Delegates
Dr. Cassandra Newby-Alexander, Professor of Virginia Black History and Culture, Norfolk State University
Rohulamin Quander, Administrative Judge (Ret.), District of Columbia
Margot Lee Shetterly, Author, Hidden Figures
Kaylene Seigle, Member, Harrisonburg School Board
Phyllis Terrell, Director of Communications, Fort Monroe
The Honorable Luke Torian, Virginia House of Delegates
Dr. Vanessa Thaxton-Ward, Director, Hampton University Museum
Cainan Townsend, Executive Director, Robert Russa Moton Museum
James Warren, Founder and CEO, Share More Stories
Dr. Gregory Washington, President, George Mason University


March 29
10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Phyllis Terrell
(757) 251-2754


Fort Monroe Visitor & Education Center
30 Ingalls Road
Fort Monroe, VA 23651 United States
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757 690-8181