WILLIAMSBURG, Va., August 12, 2010 – Juliann Jordan Clemente of McLean, Paul D. Koonce of Richmond and Fred D. Thompson, Jr., of Ashburn were appointed by Governor Robert F. McDonnell to four-year terms, through June 2014, on the board of trustees of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, a state agency that operates Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory history museums and conducts outreach education programs in public schools across Virginia. The new board members succeed Linda R. Monk, Daphyne S. Thomas and Mary Frances Bailey.
Mrs. Clemente is president of Clemente Development Company, Inc., with 20 years of experience in real estate planning, use, financing, management, leasing and sales. Named Fairfax County’s 2004 Volunteer of the Year, she had an instrumental role in the creation of Virginia’s first public park and playground designed to allow equal accessibility for all visitors. Mrs. Clemente is a founding and current member of the Virginia First Lady’s Initiatives Team Effort (FLITE) to recognize programs and people for “getting involved and giving back.”
Mr. Koonce is currently executive vice president of Dominion Resources, Inc., and chief executive officer of the company’s Dominion Virginia Power operating segment. Previously he was chief executive officer of the Dominion Energy operating segment, responsible for the company’s natural gas related businesses. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee with a bachelor’s degree in business.
Mr. Thompson is chief administrative officer of Thompson Hospitality, named 2010 Company of the Year by Black Enterprise magazine. He also is a member of the James Madison University Board of Visitors. Mr. Thompson earned a bachelor’s degree in classical studies from Hampden-Sydney College and a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Virginia.
The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation board is comprised of General Assembly members, state officials, and gubernatorial and board appointees.