Gov. Glenn Youngkin recently appointed three new members and reappointed one member to the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors.
The new appointees are David Calhoun of Sunapee, New Hampshire; Sandy Cupp Davis of Blacksburg, and Charles “Brad” Hobbs of Virginia Beach. Each will serve a four-year term.
Edward Baine of Moseley, Virginia, was reappointed to a second consecutive four-year term.
Calhoun, a member of the Class of 1979 and a graduate of what is now the Pamplin College of Business, is president and CEO of The Boeing Company. Calhoun’s previous involvement on behalf of Virginia Tech includes transformative philanthropy, serving on the Innovation Campus Advisory Board, and chairing The Campaign for Virginia Tech: Invent the Future, which ran from 2003 to 2011.
Davis is the retired owner of BCR Real Estate and Property Management. She has been deeply involved in the life of Virginia Tech for many years, is a namesake of the Street and Davis Performance Hall within the Moss Arts Center, and is a past chair of the Virginia Tech Foundation Board. Davis has also served on the Virginia Tech Athletic Fund Executive Committee and the W.E. Skelton 4-H Educational Conference Center at Smith Lake board of directors.
Hobbs, a member of the Class of 1990 and a graduate of the Pamplin College of Business, is president and CEO of the commercial and industrial HVAC contracting firm Hobbs & Associates as well as managing director and chair of the commercial HVAC network Insight Partners. His previous service on Virginia Tech’s behalf includes being a member of the Virginia Tech Athletic Fund board of directors and the Hampton Roads Regional Committee for The Campaign for Virginia Tech: Invent the Future.
Baine is president of Dominion Energy Virginia and was reappointed to a second four-year term on the Board of Visitors on which he has served since July 2018. He served as the board’s vice rector last year, and with his reappointment will again serve in that role in 2022-23. Baine is a member of the Class of 1995 and is a graduate of the College of Engineering. Along with being on the Board of Visitors, he has served on the 4-H Blue Ribbon Committee and the Virginia Tech Athletic Fund board of directors.