As of February 28, 2014, Virginia’s new Gov. Terry McCauliffe had completed his appointments of a secretary of natural resources and of the leaders of the six departments under that secretariat. The appointments are as follows:
Secretary of Natural Resources—Molly Ward;
Department of Environmental Quality—David Paylor (no change from previous administration of Gov. Robert McDonnell);
Dept. of Conservation and Recreation—Clyde Cristman;
Dept. of Game and Inland Fisheries—Robert Duncan (no change from previous administration);
Dept. of Historic Resources—Julie Langan;
Marine Resources Commission—John Bull;
Museum of Natural History—Joseph Keiper (no change from previous administration).
Sources: Governor McAuliffe Announces Administration Appointments , Virginia Governor’s Office News Release, 2/28/14.
VMRC manager [Jack Travelstead] leaves legacy of fairness in conservation policy, Bay Journal, 2/28/14.
Virginia Governor’s Web site for Cabinet/Natural Resources, at https://governor.virginia.gov/cabinet/natural-resources/, 3/6/14.
Va. Dept. of Conservation and Recreation Web site, http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/.
Va. Dept. of Environmental Quality Web site, http://www.deq.virginia.gov/.
Va. Dept. of Game and Inland Fisheries Web site, http://www.dgif.virginia.gov/.
Va. Dept. of Historic Resources Web site, http://www.dhr.virginia.gov/.
Va. Marine Resources Commission Web site, http://www.mrc.virginia.gov/.
Va. Museum of Natural History Web site, http://www.vmnh.net/.