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Committee Members

Mr. Jeff Maisey – VEER Magazine – Chairman

Mr. Simon Scott – Assistant Director Labor Relations, Norfolk Southern Corporation 

The Honorable Kenneth Alexander – Mayor, City of Norfolk

Ms. Yvonne Allmond – Senior Vice President, Private Banking, TowneBank

Mr. Larry Baucom – President, World Affairs Council of Greater Hampton Roads

Mr. Gary Bonnewell  Senior Vice President, Financial Advisor, Morgan Stanley Management

Mr. Malcolm Branch – US NAVY Retired

Ms. Katharina Brekke-Powers – General Counsel, INIT Innovations in Transportation, Inc.

Ms. Lisa Chandler  Executive Vice President, Nancy Chandler Associates, Inc.

Ms. Gina DiMattia – Attorney, Rutter Mills

LT COL Oliver Flues – Chief of Protocol, NATO HQ SACT (Portuguese Army)

Ms. Christine Foust – Director of Education and Community Engagement, Virginia Arts Festival 

Mr. Paul Fraim – President and Chairman, Slover Library Foundation

COL Julio Garcia – Chief of Strategic Communications, NATO HQ SACT (Spanish Army)

Ms. Delores Gee Communications Strategist, NASA Langley

Ms. Maria Herring – Vice President of Sales & Services, Visit Norfolk

COL Gerhard Larsen – Dean of the National Liaison Representatives, NATO HQ SACT (Norwegian Air Force)

LT COL Jean-Charles Marchini – Military Assistant to the Chief of Staff, NATO HQ SACT (French Army)

Mr. Patrick McMahon – Vice President, PIMCO Investments, LLC

Mr. Adisa Muse – Chief Deputy City Clerk, City of Norfolk

Mr. Jay Paxton – Chief Public Affairs and Deputy Chief StratCom, NATO HQ SACT

Mr. Alex Pincus – Assistant City Attorney, City of Norfolk

Mr. Len Remias  Military Affairs Liaison, City of Norfolk

LT CMDR Rochelle Rieger – Public Affairs Office, NATO HQ SACT (US Navy)

VADM Guy Robinson – Chief of Staff, NATO HQ SACT (Royal Navy)

Dr. Antje Schwennicke – Associate Professor Political Science, Assistant Dean Batten Honors College, Virginia Wesleyan University

LT CMDR Jamie Seibel Public Affairs Office, Joint Forces Command Norfolk (US Navy)

Mr. Michael Stacks Owner, Bold Mariner Brewing Co.

Ms. Jordan Watkins – International Trade Manager, Virginia Economic Development Partnership