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William Byrd II
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Board of trustees

Welcome

The VHS welcomes the following new members of the board of trustees for 2016: Linwood Allen Lacy, Jr., of Richmond, Thomas G. Slater, Jr., of Richmond, Robert Clarkson Sledd of Richmond, Joseph Stettinius, Jr., of Washington, D.C., and Robert Dorsey Taylor of Richmond. In addition, Harry F. Byrd III of Berryville begins his term as regional vice chairman.

Trustees

Chairman
John R. Nelson, Richmond

Vice Chairman
Charles L. Cabell, Richmond

Honorary Vice Chairmen
H. Furlong Baldwin, Cheriton
Brenton S. Halsey, Richmond
Grady W. Powell, Petersburg
Anne R. Worrell, Charlottesville

Regional Vice Chairmen
Harry F. Byrd III, Berryville
Conrad M. Hall, Norfolk

President and Chief Executive Officer
Paul A. Levengood

Treasurer
Richard S. V. Heiman

President Emeritus
Charles F. Bryan, Jr.

Board of Trustees
Thomas N. Allen, Richmond
Herbert A. Claiborne III, Richmond
Richard Cullen, Richmond
Cordel L. Faulk, Charlottesville
William H. Fralin, Jr., Roanoke
George C. Freeman III, Richmond
Susan S. Goode, Norfolk
Gary M. Gore, Richmond
Nancy H. Gottwald, Richmond
Landon Hilliard, Charlottesville
Linwood Allen Lacy, Jr., Richmond
E. Claiborne Robins, Jr., Richmond
Pamela Kiecker Royall, Richmond
Thomas G. Slater, Jr., Richmond
Robert Clarkson Sledd, Richmond
Thomas G. Snead, Jr., Richmond
Joseph Stettinius, Jr., Washington, D.C.
Robert Dorsey Taylor, Richmond
Carole M. Weinstein, Richmond
J. Harvie Wilkinson III, Charlottesville
William C. Wooldridge, Suffolk

Trustees Emeriti  (former chairmen of the board appear in italics)
John B. Adams, Jr. (Richmond) • John B. Adams, Jr. (The Plains) • George F. Albright, Jr. • Edward L. Ayers •Hon. Gerald L. Baliles • Paul B. Barringer II • J. Alfred Broaddus • Austin Brockenbrough III • Josiah Bunting III • Robert L. Burrus, Jr. • B. Noland Carter II • Gene R. Carter • Herbert A. Claiborne, Jr. • Lee Stuart Cochran • John R. Curtis, Jr. • Beverley E. Dalton • W. Hunter deButts, Jr. • W. Heywood Fralin • Anne Hobson Freeman • Bruce C. Gottwald • Hon. Roger L. Gregory • H. Hiter Harris III • William R. Harvey • James W. Hazel • Mary Buford Hitz • Hon. Richard R. G. Hobson • A. E. Dick Howard • Cecelia S. Howell • Ronald C. Johnson • Joseph F. Johnston, Jr. • Mary Duke Trent Jones • Daniel P. Jordan • Mark J. Kington • Anna Logan Lawson • John Lee McElroy, Jr. Hunter H. McGuire, Jr. • Hon. John O. Marsh, Jr. • Hon. Eddie N. Moore, Jr. • Roger Mudd • Helen Turner Murphy • Lloyd U. Noland III • Shirley Carter Olsson • E. Bryson Powell • Charles Larus Reed, Jr. • W. Taylor Reveley III • Hon. Anne Gregory Rhodes • James I. Robertson, Jr. • Josiah P. Rowe III • Toy D. Savage, Jr. • Hon. Elliot S. Schewel • Jane Bassett Spilman • Hugh R. Stallard • Robert Lee Stephens • Charles W. Sydnor, Jr. • Hon. Nicholas F. Taubman • William B. Thalhimer III • Suzanne Foster Thomas • Eugene P. Trani • B. Walton Turnbull • Melvin I. Urofsky • L. Dudley Walker • Marcus M. Weinstein • F. Blair Wimbush