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Advisory Council

Serves in a consultative capacity to the Commission. Meets at the request of the Chairman of the Commission to deliberate and dispose of matters directed to it by the Commission or the Chairman, collaborate and share information to facilitate the Commission's work, respond to inquiries from the Commission, and make recommendations as appropriate.

Dr. Sandy Treadway, Advisory Council Liaison to the Commission, Librarian of Virginia
Chief Kenneth Adams, Upper Mattaponi Tribe
Michael Amyx, Executive Director, Virginia Municipal League
Alisa Bailey, President and CEO, Virginia Tourism Corporation
Betsy Barton, History Specialist, Virginia Department of Education
The Hon. Viola O. Baskerville, former Secretary of Administration
D. Michael Beard, Sons of Union Veterans
Edwin C. Bearss, Chief Historian (ret.), National Park Service
Mitch Bowman, Executive Director, Virginia Civil War Trails
Jeffry C. Burden, Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States
Jeff Caldwell, Chief of Communications, Virginia Department of Transportation
Margo Carlock, Executive Director, Virginia Association of Museums
The Hon. James Cheng, Secretary of Commerce and Trade
Ed W. Clark, Superintendent, Manassas National Battlefield Park
Christy Coleman, President, The American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar
Robert J. Dalessandro, Col., United States Army, Army Heritage and Education Center
Dr. Theodore DeLaney, Associate Professor of History, Washington and Lee University
Graham Dozier, Managing Editor of Publications, Virginia Historical Society
B. Frank Earnest, Sr., Sons of Confederate Veterans
Andrew Fogarty, Interim Director, State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
Claude Foster, Board Member, Civil War Preservation Trust
Dr. Gary Gallagher, John L. Nau III Professor in the History of the American Civil War, University of Virginia
Asa Gordon, Sons and Daughters of the United States Colored Troops
Will Greene, President and CEO, Pamplin Historical Park
Scott Harris, Director, New Market Battlefield State Historic Park; Past President, VAM
The Hon. Lisa Hicks-Thomas, Secretary of Administration
Robert A. James, Attorney (Arlington)
Prof. Ervin L. Jordan, Jr., Associate Professor and Research Archivist, University of Virginia
Barbara Joyner, United Daughters of the Confederacy
Ellen Killough, President and CEO, Fredericksburg Area Museum and Cultural

Kathleen Kilpatrick, Director, Department of Historic Resources
Elizabeth Kostelny, Executive Director, APVA Preservation Virginia
Robert E. L. Krick, Historian, Richmond National Battlefield Park
Robert K. Krick, Chief Historian (ret.), Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park
Dr. Maureen Elgersman Lee, Executive Director , Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia
Kevin Levin, Instructor of History, St. Anne's-Belfield School
Richard Lewis, National Public Relations Manager, Virginia Tourism Corporation
Jim Lighthizer, President, Civil War Preservation Trust
Dr. George McVey, President, Virginia Council on Private Education
Dr. John W. Mountcastle, Brig. Gen.(ret.), Army Chief of Military History, University of Richmond
Dr. Elisabeth Muhlenfeld, former President, Sweet Briar College
Nicholas P. Picerno, Chief of Police, Bridgewater College
John Quarstein, Historian, City of Hampton
Waite Rawls, President and CEO, Museum of the Confederacy
Dave Ruth, Superintendent, Richmond National Battlefield Park
John Sandridge, Ft. Defiance
Dr. Thomas Saville, Superintendent, Essex County Schools (representing Va. Assoc. of School Superintendents)
Lawrence Y. Schwab, Teacher (ret.) (Portsmouth)
Russ Smith, Superintendent, Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park
Anne R. Stuart, Partner, Stuart-Fisher Meeting Management
Craig Symonds, Chief Historian, USS Monitor Center, The Mariner's Museum
Terry Thomann, Director, National Civil War Life Museum
Dr. Beverly Thurston, Coordinator for K-12 History and Social Science, Virginia Department of Education
Bruce L. Turner, Virginia Beach
Robert Vaughan, President, Virginia Foundation for the Humanities
Dr. Anderson Williams, Doctor of Medicine (Norfolk)
Dr. Brian Wills, Kenneth Asbury Professor of History, University of Virginia at Wise
Bruce Wingo, Resident Vice President, Norfolk Southern Corporation
Cate Magennis Wyatt, President, The Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership
Denman Zirkle, Executive Director, Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation

Advisory Council Meeting Minutes


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