Governor Names BOV Members

The Virginia Governor’s Office in June announced the appointment of two UMW Board of Visitors members and the reappointment of another. Former Virginia Sen. Edd Houck, Mary Washington Healthcare (MWH) President and CEO Fred Rankin, and BOV Rector Holly Tace Cuellar ’89 will serve four-year terms, through June 2018. Houck and Rankin succeed Joseph Wilson and Xavier Richardson.

Cuellar has been a member of the UMW board since 2010 and rector since 2013. A San Diego resident, she’s membership director for broadcast supply industry trade association IABM.

Houck, a longtime legislator and educator, represented the Virginia Senate’s 17th District from 1984 to 2012. He earned a bachelor’s degree from West Virginia’s Concord College and a master’s degree from the University of Virginia, both in education.

Rankin, MWH president and CEO for nearly two decades, earned a bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College and a master’s degree in public health from the University of Pittsburgh.