Ralph Northam

Governor appoints ambassador, judge to Board of Visitors

Governor appoints ambassador, judge to Board of Visitors

Governor appoints ambassador, judge to Board of Visitors

Former U.S. Ambassador Mari Carmen Aponte and retired Norfolk Circuit Judge Charles E. Poston J.D. ’74 have been appointed to William and Mary’s Board of Visitors, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Friday. Their four-year terms will begin July 1.

In addition, James A. Hixon J.D. '79 and Karen Kennedy Schultz '75 have been reappointed to second terms. Aponte and Poston will succeed Todd A. Stottlemyer '85 and Thomas R. Frantz '70 whose terms expire on June 30. Among his many roles with the board, Stottlemyer served as rector and chair of the executive committee from 2013 to 2018. Frantz was also an executive officer...

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