Anne Holton, a Roanoke, Va., native, graduated magna cum laude from Princeton’s School of Public and International Affairs in 1980 and earned her law degree from Harvard in 1983. The university renamed the Mason Global Center in his honor. in Organization and Leadership from Teacher’s College, Columbia University. Fairfax, VA 22030 She has worked as a legal aid lawyer serving low-income families, a juvenile and domestic relations district court judge, a child welfare reformer, and Virginia’s Secretary of Education. There are currently two vacancies on the Board of Education, to be appointed by the Governor, subject to confirmation by the General Assembly. CONTACT US 5100 Alan and Sally Merten Hall, Ffx, MSN: 3A1 Mr. Gecker is a graduate of Princeton University, where he received his degree in economics, the University of Southern California, where he received his masters of public administration, and William and Mary’s School of Law. “We lived upstairs. Anne Holton helped integrate Virginia's schools as a child when her father was Virginia's governor in the early 1970's and has been a champion for public education ever since. Anne Holton was appointed to the Board of Education for a four year term in 2017 by Governor Terry McAuliffe. Krug’s first position in higher education was in 1949 as a professor of chemistry at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia. Ms. Holton and her husband, U.S. She then served as a judge on the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court for the city of Richmond from 1998 to 2005, including a stint as chief judge from 2000 to 2003. As Virginia’s First Lady when her husband was Governor in 2006-2010, Holton championed foster care system reform. Holton continued this work through her tenure as secretary of education, pushing for reform in standardized testing and high school curriculum. Holton, 61, will be the first woman to lead George Mason, Virginia’s largest public research university. Fax: This information is not available, George Mason University, Fairfax Campus Information on this page is provided by the Office of Board Relations. Merten, who died in 2020 at age 78, earned an undergraduate degree in mathematics from the University of Wisconsin, a master’s degree in computer science from Stanford University, and a PhD in computer science from the University of Wisconsin. In 2015, Dr. Wilson was named Region 1 Superintendent of the Year by her peers. Appointed to unexpired term of Dr. Lorraine S. Lange – January 8, 2016 Pamela Davis-Vaught was appointed to the Board of Education for a four year term in 2019 by Governor Ralph Northam. Holton worked as an attorney for low-income families from 1985 to 1998 with the Central Virginia Legal Aid Society. Tammy Mann was appointed to the Board of Education for a four year term in 2019 by Governor Ralph Northam. Senator, live in Richmond, VA. He also co-wrote a number of articles that were published in professional journals. Ms. Davis-Vaught earned her Bachelor of Science (B.S.) A life-long advocate for children and families in Virginia, Holton has an A.B. College of Education and Human Development Dr. Durán earned a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Terry McAuliffe's office announced Tuesday that Anne Holton stepped down as Secretary of Education because her husband had been picked to be Hillary Clinton's running mate. The Board of Education consists of nine members appointed by the Governor, subject to confirmation by the General Assembly. Dr. Jamelle S. Wilson serves as the fifth dean of the University of Richmond School of Professional and Continuing Studies (SPCS). Since then, Dr. Pexton has served in positions, including supervisor of advanced apprentice programs, manager of The Apprentice School’s athletics program, manager of strategic projects, and manager of business services and admissions. She served as First Lady of Virginia from 2006-2010, during which time she worked to reform the foster care system in Virginia. “It was like living over the shop,” Holton said about living there as a child. Prior to her presidency, Holton served as a Mason visiting professor in the Schar School of Policy and Government and the College of Education and Human Development. No member shall be appointed to more than two consecutive four-year terms. email@example.com. Dr. Wilson earned a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) The eighth of nine children, Dykstra was born in Harrison, South Dakota, and reared in Iowa. please contact Emily Webb, director for board relations. For four years, he served as the Virginia representative to the American Association of State Colleges and Universities. Krug’s academic expertise was in chemistry. Prior to her appointment as dean, Dr. Wilson served as Superintendent of Schools for Hanover County, Virginia.