The 2018 VMF Cohort

Jordan Burns

Master of Political Science, James Madison University
Bachelor in Public Relations, Minor in International Studies, Virginia Tech

  • Department of Mines, Minerals, and Energy (current agency)
  • State Corporation Commission (2nd rotation)
  • Department of Criminal Justice Services (1st rotation)

Nathan Conquest

Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy and Leadership, University of Virginia

  • State Corporation Commission (current agency)
  • Virginia Department of the Treasury (2nd rotation)
  • Virginia Department of Tax (1st rotation)

Jacoby Harper

Master of Public Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Virginia State University

  • Department of Criminal Justice Services (current agency)
  • Virginia Department of Human Resource Management (2nd rotation)
  • Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (1st rotation)

Bernadette LeMasters

Master of Science in Environmental Science and Policy, George Mason University
Bachelor of Science in Biology, Virginia Commonwealth University

  • Department of Conservation and Recreation (current agency)
  • State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (2nd rotation)
  • Virginia Retirement System (1st rotation)

Taylor Melton

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Virginia Commonwealth University

  • Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (current agency)
  • Virginia Retirement System (2nd rotation)
  • Department of Human Resource Management (1st rotation)

Conor O’Donnell

BA in International Relations, BA in Environmental Policy, College of William and Mary

  • Department of Environmental Quality (current agency)
  • Department of Conservation and Recreation (2nd rotation)
  • Department of Criminal Justice Services (1st rotation)

Laura Pearson

History of Science, Medicine, and Public Health, Yale University

  • Department of Health (current agency)
  • Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (2nd rotation)
  • Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (1st rotation)

Travis Rickman

B.S. in Political Science with minor in Communications, Old Dominion University

  • Department of Taxation (current agency)
  • Virginia Department of Planning and Budget (2nd rotation)
  • Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services in the Office of Policy, Planning and Research (1st rotation)

Tyler Williams

Master of Public Policy, University of Virginia
BA Biology, University of Virginia

  • Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (current agency)
  • Senate Finance Committee (2nd rotation)
  • State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (1st rotation)

V. Connor Winstead, Jr.

Master of Public Administration, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
History and Government, Hampden-Sydney College

  • Department of Planning and Budget (current agency)
  • Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (2nd rotation)
  • State Corporation Commission (1st rotation)