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Board of Trustees

Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth Board of Trustees

The Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth’s Board of Trustees governs the Foundation. Its 23 members are appointed by Virginia’s Governor and the General Assembly. The board has a committee structure and meets three times a year to decide Foundation business and set the Foundation’s direction for important initiatives.

Board Officers & Members

Chair Representative of Term Expiration
Sandy L. Chung, M.D.
Sterling

Fairfax Pediatric Associates, PC
Physician

June 30, 2019

 

Vice Chairman Representative of Term Expiration
Karin Addison
Midlothian

Troutman Sanders Strategies
Director State Affairs

June 30, 2022

 

Members Representative of Term Expiration

Gina A. Bellamy, MSA, BSN, RN, NCSN
Manassas

Prince William County Public Schools
School Health Services Coordinator

Virginia Association of School Nurses
President-Elect

June 30, 2022

Madelyn Cahill
Burke

Youth Member June 30, 2021

W. Curtis Coleburn
Midlothian

Attorney

June 30, 2022
The Honorable T. Scott Garrett, M.D.

State Delegate
Representing the 23rd District

Concurrent with House Term
Andrew Goodwin
Richmond

Morgan Stanley
Financial Adviser

June 30, 2019
Anne Reagan Hardy
Richmond
Youth Member June 30, 2021
Joseph Hilbert

Virginia Department of Health
Designee for Commissioner of Health

 
Sarah Bedard Holland
Richmond

Virginia Oral Health Coalition
Executive Director

June 30, 2022
Kris Kennedy, M.D., FACOG
Virginia Beach

Complete Women's Care: A Division of Mid-Atlantic Women's Care
Retired

June 30, 2019
Patte G. Koval
Richmond

The Monument Group
Consultant


June 30, 2022
Thomas L'Ecuyer, M.D.
Charlottesville

University of Virginia
Professor of Pediatrics

June 30, 2019
The Honorable David W. Marsden

State Senator
Representing the 37th District

Concurrent with Senate term
John J. McGuire, III
Richmond

State Delegate
Representing the 56th District

Concurrent with House term
Andre Muelenaer, Jr., M.D.
Roanoke

Carilion Children's Hospital
Pediatric Pulmonologist

June 30, 2022
The Honorable John H. O'Bannon III, M.D.
Richmond

Neurological Associates
Neurologist

Virginia House of Delegates
Former members

June 30, 2022
Ghulan Qureshi, M.D.
Richmond
Virginia Cancer Institute

Physician
June 30,2021
Vineeta Shah, R.D.
Richmond

Registered Dietitian and Community Volunteer

June 30, 2022
The Honorable David R. Suetterlein State Senator
Representing the 19th District
Concurrent with Senate term

Lekeisha Terrell, M.D.
Arlington

Unity Health Care
Pediatrician and Adolescent Medicine Specialist

June 30, 2022

Teresa Gardner Tyson, DNP, MSN, FNP-BC, FAANP
Wise County

The Health Wagon
Executive Director

June 30, 2019
Katie Weaks

Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control
Designee for Chairman

 

 

Appointment to the Board

As outlined in the enabling legislation, the Virginia Tobacco Settlement Foundation Board membership consists of twenty-three members appointed as follows:

  • Two state delegates, one representing rural interests and one urban, are appointed by the Speaker of the House of Delegates.
  • Two state senators, one representing rural interests and one urban, are appointed by the Senate Privileges and Elections Committee.

The Governor appoints the remaining nineteen members, consisting of:

  • Five designated representatives of public health organizations, such as the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, American Lung Association of Virginia, Medical Society of Virginia, and the Virginia Thoracic Society
  • Four health professionals in the fields of oncology, cardiology, pulmonary medicine, and pediatrics
  • Eight citizens, including two youth
  • Commissioner of the Department of Health or his designee
  • Chairman of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board or his designee.

Terms are four years each with the possibility of two consecutive terms. Initial appointments are staggered.

Secretary of the Commonwealth's Office: More information about gubernatorial appointments