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Regional School Board

The Regional School Board of the Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School for Government and International Studies is composed of one school board member from each participating school district. Its primary purpose is to set policy that guides the Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School and represent and interpret the objectives, goals, programs, and needs of the Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School.

Welcome to our newest members of MLWGS starting 2021-2022 are Colonial Heights Public Schools and Dinwiddie Public Schools. 

Regional Board Meeting Dates 2021   

2021 Regional School Board  Learn About Your Board Member


Top Row L-R: Ogburn, Lowerre, and Pritchett
Middle Row L-R: Wright, Barber, and Hall
Bottom Row L-R: Ayers, Hyslop, and Bailey

Mr. John D. Wright*Goochland County Schools, Chair
Ms. Harwood Hall*, King and Queen Schools, Vice-Chair
Mr. John Axselle, IIIHanover County Schools 
Ms. Valarie Ayers, Powhatan County Schools
Ms. Sarah Grier Barber*, New Kent County Schools 
Mr. Royce Paige, Charles City County Schools
Ms. Mariah White, City of Richmond Schools
Ms. Linda HyslopHopewell Public Schools
Ms. Michelle Ogburn*, Henrico County Schools 
Mr. Kenneth Pritchett*City of Petersburg Schools 
Ms. Debbie Bailey, Chesterfield County Schools
Ms. Jill Andrews, Prince George County Schools

* Executive Board Member

2021 Superintendents Steering Committee

The Steering Committee is composed of the Division Superintendent of each participating
school district or the superintendent’s duly appointed designee.

L-R Back Row: Pennycuff, Nichols, Gill, Raley, and Daugherty
L-R Front Row: Gaston, Cashwell, and Jones

Mr. Jason Kamras, Superintendent of City of Richmond Schools
Dr. Lisa Pennycuff, Superintendent of Prince George County Schools
Dr. Dalphine Joppy, Superintendent of Charles City County Schools
Dr. Melody Hackney, Superintendent of Hopewell Public Schools 
Dr. Eric L. Jones, Superintendent of Powhatan County Schools 
Dr. Carol B. Carter, Superintendent of King and Queen Schools 
Dr. Amy Cashwell, Superintendent of Henrico County Schools 
Dr. Jeremy Raley, Superintendent of Goochland County Schools, Chair
Dr. Maria Pitre-Martin, Superintendent of City of Petersburg Schools
Dr. Mervin B. Daugherty, Superintendent of Chesterfield County Schools
Dr. Brian Nichols, Superintendent of New Kent County Schools
Dr. Michael B. Gill, Superintendent of Hanover County Schools