Longwood board sees two new members

Published 10:44 am Thursday, June 8, 2017

FARMVILLE — Gov. Terry McAuliffe has appointed four people to the Longwood University Board of Visitors — two of which are returning members.

Matt McWilliams

According to a press release from the governor’s office, appointments include Colleen Margiloff, past president of the Longwood Alumni Association; Nadine Marsh-Carter, president and CEO of the Children’s Home Society of Virginia; Eric Hansen, CEO and president of Innovative Wireless Technologies based in Lynchburg; and Ricshawn Adkins Roane, chief of staff at the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, a scholarship program that assists gifted students with financial needs.

Margiloff and Hansen were reappointed.

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The Hon. Robert S. Wertz — who serves as rector of the board — was not reappointed, Longwood University spokesman Matt McWilliams said, noting rectors are appointed by the board itself.

Board member Stephen Mobley will be leaving the board at the conclusion of his second four-year term this year, McWilliams said.

McWilliams said the university is excited to welcome the board’s new appointments.