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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.

Fairfax Pediatric Associates, PC

June 30, 2019


Vice Chairman Representative of Term Expiration
The Honorable John H. O'Bannon III, M.D.

Member of the House of Delegates Representing the 73rd District

Concurrent with House term



Members Representative of Term Expiration
Karin Addison

Troutman Sanders Strategies
Director State Affairs
June 30, 2021

Valerie L. Bowman, M.D., FAAP

Developmental Assessment Clinic, Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital

June 30, 2018

Madelyn Cahill

Youth Member June 30, 2021
The Honorable T. Scott Garrett, M.D. State Delegate
Representing the 23rd District
Concurrent with House Term
Glory Gill, RN

Hampton City Schools
School Nurse

Virginia School Nurses' Association

June 30, 2018
Andrew Goodwin

U.S. House of Representatives
Legislative Assistant

June 30, 2019
Anne Reagan Hardy
Youth Member June 30, 2021
Sarah Bedard Holland

Virginia Oral Health Coalition
Executive Director

June 30, 2018
Kris Kennedy, M.D., FACOG
Virginia Beach

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

June 30, 2019
Ritsu Kuno, M.D., FCCP
Pulmonary Associates of Richmond Inc. June 30, 2018

Robert Leek

Sentara Healthcare
Senior Physician Liaison

June 30, 2018
Thomas L'Ecuyer, M.D.

University of Virginia
Professor of Pediatrics

June 30, 2019
Marissa Levine, M.D. Virginia Department of Health
Commissioner of Health
The Honorable David W. Marsden State Senator
Representing the 37th District
Concurrent with Senate term
Sarah Tollison Melton, PharmD
Gatton College of Pharmacy, East Tennessee State University
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
June 30, 2018
William Moskowitz, M.D.
Department of Pediatrics, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
Vice Chair, Clinical Operations
June 30, 2021
Jeffrey L. Painter Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control
Ghulan Qureshi, M.D.
Virginia Cancer Institute

June 30,2021
India Y. Sisler, M.D.

Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center Department of Pediatrics
Assistant Professor

June 30, 2017
The Honorable David R. Suetterlein State Senator
Representing the 19th District
Concurrent with Senate term

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

The Health Wagon
Executive Director

June 30, 2019


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