VLFs Board of Directors

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Ms. Jeannie P. Baliles

Vice Chairperson
Ms.Ruth Hazel Little
Executive Director
Emerging Scholars

Ms. Troilen Gainey Seward
Lobbyist, Former Superintendent

Mr. Steve Clementi
Verizon, retired

Dr. Cynthia L. Cooper
Executive Director, Research, Planning & Evaluation
Hampton Public Schools

Ms. Patricia M. Donnelly
Former Executive Director
Literacy Council of Northern Virginia

Dr. William A. Hazel, Jr.
Secretary of Health & Human Res.
Commonwealth of Virginia
Office of the Governor

Mr. Jeffrey Holland
Executive Director
Chesapeake Bay Bridge & Tunnel Dist.

William A. Jiranek, M.D.
VCU Health System

The Honorable Mark L. Keam
Representative, Virginia’s 35th House District

Mrs. Marcy Sims
Community Leader Retired Director of Virginia Beach Public Library

Mrs. Jane Bassett Spilman


Dr. Mark Emblidge
Founding Director, Ex-Officio
Virginia Literacy Foundation

The Honorable Anne Holton
Secretary of Education
Commonwealth of Virginia
Office of the Governor