Commission Members

The Virginia Commission for the Arts is guided by 13 Commissioners appointed to five-year terms by the Governor and confirmed by the General Assembly. To ensure statewide representation, at least one Commissioner -- and no more than two -- is appointed from each congressional district.

Commission Board
NameLocationExpiration of Term
Dr. Dena Jennings, ChairOrange 06/30/2024
Robert Goudie, Vice ChairReston 06/30/2024
Amanda Pillion, Secretary Abingdon 06/30/2024
Frazier Millner ArmstrongRichmond 06/30/2026
Terry Emory BuntrockWilliamsburg 06/30/2024
LaTasha Do'zia Stephens City 06/30/2026
Asa M. JacksonNewport News 06/30/2023
Michael MarkleyRemington 06/30/2024
Sushmita MazumdarArlington 06/30/2024
Jan P. MonroeFredericksburg 06/30/2024
Laurie NaismithNorfolk 06/30/2023
Barbara ParkerCollinsville 06/30/2026
David B. Trinkle, M.D.Roanoke 06/30/2024

Commission Meeting Schedule

  • Tuesday, August 23, 2022
    Executive Committee Meeting
    10 am - 2 pm
    Gari Melchers Home and Studio
    224 Washington St
    Falmouth, VA 22405

  • Board Meeting
    October 12 - 13, 2022
    Northern Virginia

  • December 7 - 8, 2022
    Board Meeting
    Charlottesville

  • March 15 - 16, 2023
    Board Meeting
    Newport News

  • June 14 - 15, 2023
    Board Meeting
    Richmond

Commission Meeting Minutes