United Way of SWVA CEO Travis Staton appointed to VA Board of Workforce Development

Governor Northam Announces Administration Appointments

Richmond, VA (July 27, 2018) – Governor Ralph Northam announced additional appointments to his Administration.

Travis Staton, president and CEO of United Way of Southwest Virginia, is sworn in to the Virginia Board of Workforce Development in Richmond, VA.

Virginia Board of Workforce Development

Lynne Bushey of Arlington, Senior Vice President, Business Unit Leader, CGI – Fairfax
Joan B. Peterson of Williamsburg, Executive Director, Literacy for Life
Becky Sawyer of Virginia Beach, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for Sentara Healthcare
Raheel Sheikh of Manassas, President, Manassas Auto and Tire
Travis W. Staton of Abingdon, President and Chief Executive Officer, United Way of Southwest Virginia
Zuzana Steen of Manassas, Academic and Community Relations Manager, Micron Technology, Inc.

View full press releasehttps://www.governor.virginia.gov/newsroom/all-releases/2018/july/headline-827973-en.html

About United Way of Southwest Virginia
United Way of Southwest Virginia fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in Southwest Virginia because they are the building blocks for a good quality of life. Through an initiative-based cradle-to-career approach, United Way of Southwest Virginia is creating sustainable solutions to address the challenges facing tomorrow’s workforce. United Way convenes cross-sector partners to make an impact on the most complex problems in our region. Through collaboration with government, business, nonprofit and individuals, United Way innovates for positive, lasting social change. With a footprint that covers nearly 15% of the state of Virginia, United Way of Southwest Virginia programs and initiatives serve the counties of Bland, Buchanan, Carroll, Dickenson, Giles, Grayson, Lee, Russell, Scott, Smyth, Tazewell, Washington, Wise, and Wythe, and the cities of Bristol, Galax, and Norton. For more information about United Way of Southwest Virginia, visit www.UnitedWaySWVA.org.