About the Task Force

The Governor’s Millennial Civic Engagement Task Force shall be responsible for coordinating and implementing statewide civic engagement initiatives and fostering the development and growth of a culture of civic engagement among millennials at Virginia’s colleges and universities.

Executive Directive 12
Establishing The Governor’s Millennial Civic Engagement Task Force

July 31st, 2017
Governor McAuliffe Announces Task Force on Millennial Civic Engagement

Join us for the Forum

Friday, October 27th, 2017
12:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Richmond, Virginia

Are you a Virginia millennial? Interested in becoming more civically engaged? Want to know more about the Governor’s Millennial Civic Engagement Task Force? Want to know more about working in state government?

Join us for the Governor’s Millennial Civic Engagement Forum.

Governor McAuliffe’s Millennial Civic Engagement Forum

Top 5 Things to Know

On Friday, October 27, 2017 nearly 100 millennial college students and young professionals attended Governor McAuliffe’s Millennial Civic Engagement Forum. The event included remarks from Governor McAuliffe, Lieutenant Governor Northam, Delegate Price, Secretary Thomasson, and First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe.

Additionally, we were joined by several dynamic panelists including but not limited to JMU President Alger and Virginia Campus Compact Director Rollin Johnson. We were also joined by a special guest, Dr. Andrew Seligsohn, President of the National Campus Compact.

While the event was successful, we would like to hear your feedback. Please complete the survey found here. You will also find a few photos from the event here.

Contact Information

For questions, please contact:

Traci DeShazor
Deputy Secretary of the Commonwealth
Co-Chair, Millennial Civic Engagement Task Force

traci.deshazor@governor.virginia.gov

Upcoming Roundtables

Norfolk State University
Monday, November 20, 2017 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Roundtables To Be Announced

Old Dominion University

Past Roundtables

Virginia State University
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Longwood University
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Virginia Military Institute
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Virginia Tech
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.

Radford University
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

College of William & Mary
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Christopher Newport University
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 10:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.

University of Virginia at Wise
Thursday, September 14, 2017 4:30 p.m-5:30 p.m.

Virginia Commonwealth University
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Randolph Macon College
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

John Tyler Community College
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 10:00 a.m.-11:30 p.m.

University of Mary Washington
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

George Mason University
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

James Madison University
Thursday, September 7, 2017 3:00 p.m-4:30 p.m.

University of Virginia
Thursday, September 7, 2017 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Meeting Materials

Millennial Civic Engagement Task Force-December Meeting
Wednesday, December 13, 2017



Millennial Civic Engagement Task Force - Kickoff Meeting
Friday, July 28, 2017

Agenda
Minutes



Millennial Civic Engagement Task Force - October Meeting
Friday, October 6, 2017

Agenda
Minutes

Members

  • The Honorable Kelly Thomasson
    Secretary of the Commonwealth
  • President Theresa Sullivan
    University of Virginia
  • President Jonathan Alger
    James Madison University
  • Traci DeShazor
    Deputy Secretary of the Commonwealth*
  • Liz Howard
    Deputy Commissioner, Virginia Department of Elections
  • Paula Robinson
    Assistant Director of College Access and PK-12 Outreach, State Council on Higher Education
  • Jared Calfee
    Executive Director, Virginia 21
  • Nakeina Douglas Glenn
    PhD, Director, Grace E. Harris Leadership Institute, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Doug Garcia
    State Board Member, Virginia Community College System
  • Jay Brown
    Board of Visitors Member, Radford University
  • Julia Billingsley
    Student Representative and Governor's Fellow, Virginia Tech
  • Alexandra Boone
    Student Representative, Norfolk State University
  • Jewel Hurt
    Student Representative, James Madison University
  • Kenneth Christopher Kidd
    Student Representative, Christopher Newport University
  • Dana Legere
    Student Representative, John Tyler Community College
  • TBA
    Student Representative, Old Dominion University
  • Colleen Elizabeth McNickle
    Student Representative, Radford University
  • Praise Nyambiya
    Student Representative, Longwood University
  • Elizabeth Parker
    Student Representative and Governor’s Fellow, University of Virginia
  • Joseph Russell
    Student Representative and Governor's Fellow, George Mason University
  • Zaakir Tameez
    Student Representative, University of Virginia*
  • Kellen Larkin
    Student Representative, University of Virginia at Wise
  • Megan Turner
    Student Representative, University of Mary Washington
  • Katherine Webb
    Student Representative, College of William and Mary
  • Shai West
    Student Representative, Virginia State University
  • Kelsey Wilkinson
    Student Representative and Governor's Fellow, Randolph Macon College
  • Henry Wiswall
    Student Representative, Virginia Military Institute
  • Imani Yeboah
    Student Representative, Virginia Commonwealth University