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Virginia Commonwealth University Health System Authority, Board of Directors

  • Description: Provide, promote, support and sponsor education, public knowledge and scientific research in medicine, public health and related fields; administer programs to assist in the delivery of medical and related services to the citizens of the Commonwealth; Participate in and administer federal, state and local programs affecting, supporting or carrying out any of its purposes.
  • Staff Contact:

    Matt A. Conrad, Director of Government Relations/Interim Assistant to the President for Governance, VCU, (804)828-6035,

All members appointed by Speaker of the House. Appointment coincident with House term.
House Members:
The Honorable Lamont Bagby
All members appointed by Senate Committee on Rules. Appointment coincident with Senate term.
Senate Members:
The Honorable Ryan T. McDougle
Citizen Members:
Name Representing Appointed By Term
Dr. Wilhelm (Will) A. Zuelzer Physician/Faculty Speaker of the House Expires 06/30/2021
Steven DeLuca Citizen-at-Large Speaker of the House Expires 06/30/2021
Dr. Lisa L. Ellis Physician/Faculty Speaker of the House  
The Honorable Lisa M. Hicks-Thomas Citizen-at-Large Senate Committee on Rules Expires 06/30/2022
Bruce E. Mathern Physician/Faculty Senate Committee on Rules Expires 06/30/2022
6 Citizens Governor  
5 Citizens Rector, VCU  
Vacancy (Massie, The Honorable James P. (Jimmie) III) Speaker of the House  
Ex Officio Members:
Name Title
Michael Rao President, Virginia Commonwealth University
Sheldon M. Retchin Chief Academic and Administrative Officer; Health Science Campus of Virginia Commonwealth University
Membership and Term Information:
Max # House: 1 Appointment Coincident With House Term? YES
Max # Senate: 1 Appointment Coincident With Senate Term? YES
Max # Citizens: 17
Max # Ex Officio: 2
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