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Committee Members

Mr. Jeff Maisey – VEER Magazine – Chairman

Mr. Simon Scott – Norfolk Southern Corporation – Immediate Past Chairman

The Honorable Kenneth Alexander – Mayor, City of Norfolk

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

MGEN Sefik Atak – Deputy Chief of Staff, Resource & Management, NATO HQ SACT (Turkey Army)

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

VADM Paul Bennett – Chief of Staff, NATO HQ SACT (Royal Navy)

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

Mr. Malcolm Branch – US NAVY Retired

Ms. Katherina Brekke-Powers – Assistant General Counsel, INIT, 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 Communications, NATO HQ SACT (Spanish Army)

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

Ms. Maryse Mele-Larche – Executive Officer of Protocol, NATO HQ SACT

Mr. Adisa Muse – Executive Assistant to the Mayor, 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)

Ms. Antje Schwennicke – Associate Professor, Virginia Wesleyan University

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

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