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Announcing 2021 Board of Governors



The Community Foundation for a greater Richmond announces several new board officers and members for 2021. New officers include Austin Brockenbrough IV as Chair, Jennifer Hunter as Vice Chair, Michael Beall as Treasurer, and Kristen Hager as Secretary. 


Austin Brockenbrough IV is the President and Managing Director of Lowe, Brockenbrough & Company, a Richmond based investment advisory firm serving individuals and institutions, as well as a devoted family man and a genuine community servant.  When asked about future priorities for the Foundation in a recent interview, Austin shared that his goal is “not to add new priorities, but rather amplify and accelerate the work that is already underway. If anything, we are working with greater urgency and intention than ever before.” You can read the full Q&A with Austin here.


New members to the Community Foundation board include Tom Barkin, Sheryl Garland, Terrell Harrigan and Dr. Paula Pando.  Read more about our new members below.


Tom Barkin, President & CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

In his role, Tom is responsible for monetary policy, bank supervision, payment services, and the Fed’s National IT organization. He also serves as a voting member in 2021 on the Fed’s chief monetary policy body, the Federal Open Market Committee. Tom is continually “on the ground” in the Fed’s Fifth District, which covers South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, DC, West Virginia and Maryland.  


Sheryl GarlandChief of Health Impact, VCU Health System

Sheryl is responsible for building programs and partnerships to improve the health of populations and communities served by VCU Health System. She is the recipient of several awards, including the American College of Health Care Executives Regent’s Early Career Healthcare Executive Award and the YWCA of Richmond Outstanding Woman of the Year Award in the field of Health/Science.


Sheryl also serves on the boards of the MCV Foundation, University Health Services-Professional Education Programs and the Institute for Public Health Innovation, and she is currently President of the American Heart Association, Mid-Atlantic Affiliate.


Terrell Harrigan, Community Volunteer

Terrell is a professional interior designer who worked in the Greater Virginia and Washington, D.C., areas who found her passion and true fulfillment when investing her time and energy into her volunteer work in the community. 

Terrell has served on numerous boards, including The Collegiate School, the American Red Cross of Richmond, and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and she also served as Chair of the Board of Trustees for the Children’s Museum of Richmond. She currently serves on the Massey Cancer Center Advisory Board and the Jenkins Foundation Board of Directors.