Molly Joseph Ward, Commissioner

Molly Joseph WardMs. Ward, a member of the Commission since May 24, 2019, is the Treasurer for the City of Hampton, a position she previously served in from 2002 to 2008. She also served as a member of Governor Terry McAuliffe's cabinet as the Secretary of Natural Resources, in the Obama Administration as a Special Assistant to the President and Deputy Director of Intergovernmental Affairs and as the Mayor of the City of Hampton. Ms. Ward has served on numerous boards and commissions including the Virginia Outdoors Foundation, the Chesapeake Conservancy, the Chesapeake Bay Program Principal's Staff Committee, and the Chesapeake Bay Commission. Ms. Ward is a graduate of the University of Virginia and William and Mary Law School and remains an active member of the Virginia State Bar. Ms. Ward resides in the City of Hampton.

Appointed: 05/24/2019 (filled an unexpired term)
Unexpired Term: 06/08/2016 – 06/07/2020
First Full Term: 06/08/2020 – 06/07/2024

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