Communities In Schools of Virginia
Board of Directors 2016-2017

Dr. Daniel A. Domenech – Chair
Executive Director
American Association of School Administrators (AASA)

Mr. H. Michael Ligon
Vice President
Universal Leaf Tobacco Co., Inc.

Ms. Stacy Mendler
Former Chief Operating Officer
Alion Science and Technology Corp.

Mr. Bill Milliken – Vice-Chair
Founder & Vice Chair
Communities In Schools, Inc.

Mr. Stephen D. Otero
Vice President and Senior Associate General Counsel
Capital One
Bank, Financial Services and

Dr. Marcus J. Newsome
Petersburg City Public Schools

Mr. David Fernandez – Treasurer
Senior Assistant General Counsel
Altria Client Services Inc.

Mr. Robert M. Blue
Senior Vice-President, Regulations,
Law, Energy Solutions and Policy
Dominion Virginia Power

Dr. Mark Emblidge – Ex-Officio
Founding Director
Communities In Schools of Virginia

Dr. Yvonne Brandon – Secretary
Petersburg City Public Schools

Dr. William A. Hazel, Jr.
Secretary, Health and Human Resources
Commonwealth of Virginia


The Honorable George F. Allen
The Honorable Mark R. Warner


Dr. Thomas Brewster  Assistant Director, External Affairs
Quentin Brown,
 MPA – State Director
Dr. Mark Emblidge – Founding Director
Catherine Estevez –  Assistant Director, Training and Compliance
Dr. Lindsay Forston  –  Data and Evaluation Specialist
Rita Layne  –  Finance/Assistant to Dr. Mark Emblidge