Board of Trustees

The Frontier Culture Museum of Virginia Board of Trustees is composed of twenty-five members. Five serve in the House of Delegates and are appointed to the Board by the Speaker of the House, while three serve in the Senate and are appointed by the Senate Committee on Rules. Seventeen members are non-legislative citizens appointed by the Governor, eight of whom are not required to be citizens of Virginia. The Museum is an educational institution, outdoor museum, and state agency responsible for administering such historical and interpretative programs as may be established by the Board.

Next Scheduled Meeting of the Board of Trustees

The Frontier Culture Museum of Virginia’s Board of Trustees will meet on Friday, September 20, 2019 at 9 a.m in the Dairy Barn Lecture Hall.

Executive Committee Meeting

The Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees will meet on May 15 at 9:00 a.m. in the Administration Building Conference Room.

Search Committee 

Dr. Megan Newman

The Search Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Frontier Culture Museum has concluded its work regarding the Executive Director position for the Frontier Culture Museum of Virginia.

The Board of Trustees of the Frontier Culture Museum is pleased to announce that Dr. Megan Newman will become the Museum’s new Executive Director effective August 20, 2018, succeeding John Avoli who led the Agency for 15 years until his retirement in March of 2017. Dr. Newman joins the Museum from her most recent position as the Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations at the Virginia Military Institute Foundation in Lexington, VA.

Official Press Release:  press.release.FCMV.Hires_New_ExecDirector.080118


Board of Trustees

Dr. Nwachukwu Anakwenze
Delegate Terry Austin
Delegate Richard P. Bell
Dr. Eric Bond
Dr. David Bushman
Mr. Kevin J. Callanan
The Honorable Erik Curran
Dr. Pamela Fox
Ms. Dianne Fulk
Mr. Clifford Garstang
Senator Emmett W. Hanger, Jr.
Mr. John R. Higgs
Mr. William Hausrath
Delegate R. Steven Landes
The Honorable Frank Nolen
Delegate Kenneth R. Plum
Mrs. Peggy B. Sheets
Mr. William F. Sibert
Senator William M. Stanley Jr.
Mr. Emmett Toms
Mr. Paul P. Vames
Mr. Kenneth Venable
Senator Frank W. Wagner
Mr. John Welch

Approved Board Minutes