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Board of trustees


The VHS welcomes new members and officers of the board of trustees for 2014: Susan S. Goode of Norfolk; Thomas G. Snead, Jr., of Richmond; and J. Harvie Wilkinson III, of Charlottesville. In addition, E. Claiborne Robins, Jr., of Richmond begins his term as chairman of the board, and John R. Nelson of Richmond begins his term as vice chairman. Read the full press release


E. Claiborne Robins, Jr., Richmond

Vice Chairman
John R. Nelson, Richmond

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

President and Chief Executive Officer
Paul A. Levengood

Richard S. V. Heiman

Board of Trustees
George F. Albright, Jr., Arlington
Thomas N. Allen, Richmond
Harry F. Byrd III, Berryville
Charles L. Cabell, 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
Conrad M. Hall, Norfolk
H. Hiter Harris III, Richmond
Anna Logan Lawson, Daleville
E. Bryson Powell, Richmond
Josiah P. Rowe III, Fredericksburg
Thomas G. Slater, Jr., Richmond
Thomas G. Snead, Jr., Richmond
Carole M. Weinstein, Richmond
J. Harvie Wilkinson III, Charlottesville
William C. Wooldridge, Norfolk