Board Members

Northern Virginia is home to some of the brightest and innovative working and retired professionals in the country, a blessing for institutions like the NOVA Foundation. As a College dedicated to generating new opportunities for tomorrow’s leaders, our Board is composed of outstanding local public and private sector representatives.

Member Selection

All new Board members are nominated by sitting Board members and vetted by the Nominating Committee. Board members hold their positions for up to 3 years; the Board Chair presides for a maximum of 2 years.

This regular turnover ensures the Foundation remains rejuvenated with fresh ideas and perspectives – crucial for ensuring our students, faculty, and staff maintain access to the finest resources.

Current Board Members

Ms. Debi Alexander
PHILLIPS Programs for Children and Families 

Ms. Kristina Bouweiri
Reston Limousine

Mr. Anthony Burchard
Virginia Hospital Center Foundation

Ellen F. Dyke, Board Chair

Ms. Kathleen M. Flaherty
Matthews, Carter and Boyce

Mr. Michael Forehand
Inova Health System

Mr. James Hannah
General Dynamics Information Technology

Ms. Erin Hogan
Bank of America

The Honorable Mark Keam
Delegate, Virginia House of Representatives

Mr. Andrew Ko
Amazon Web Services

Dr. Anne Kress
President, Northern Virginia Community College

Ms. Julia Lafferty
Councilor, Buchanan & Mitchell, P.S.

Ms. Jennifer McGarey
Northrop Grumman

Mr. Scott Miller
Virts Miller Foundation

Mr. Thomas W. Minnick

Ms. Kelly Persons
Executive Director, NOVA Foundation

Mr. James Quigley

Mr. Buddy Rizer
Loudoun County Economic Development

Mr. Tim Sargeant
Dominion Energy

Mr. Mordecai Scott
Savills Studley

Dr. Matt Shank
Virginia Foundation of Independent Colleges

Ms. Zuzana Steen

Mr. Donald E. Strehle

Mr. Joe Teipe
Washington Times 

Mr. Bob Weil, Vice chair
Law offices of Robert J. Weil, PLLC


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