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Board Members & Committees

TCC’s College Board members are business, industry and education leaders from across Hampton Roads.

Our College Board acts in an advisory capacity to the State Board and to perform such duties with respect to the operation of a single comprehensive community college as may be delegated to it by the State Board for Community Colleges. To prescribe rules or policies regarding the effective management of the college, which policies shall guide the President of the college, who is responsible for establishing the regulations and procedures to carry out such policies. Each of the four city councils appoints three college board members.


Lynn Clements, TCC College Board memberLynn B. Clements was appointed by the Portsmouth City Council to the College Board in 2017. As board chair, she leads the Executive Committee

Lynn was named Executive Director of the Slover Library in Downtown Norfolk in August 2017 after a 32-year career at the Virginia Aquarium where she was an experienced Department Director and CEO with a demonstrated history of working in municipal government and the aquarium and zoo profession. She is a strong business development professional, skilled in nonprofit organizational development, coaching, event management, and team building. Originally hired at the Virginia Marine Science Museum in 1985, she worked her way up the ranks, serving as the Director of Education, Marketing, Operations, Development and Deputy Director. In 2002, she was named Director of the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center and the Executive Director of the Aquarium’s non-profit foundation. She was also the Director of the City of Virginia Beach Department of Aquarium & Museums where she operated three historic house museums and an African American Museum. Previously she was a public school science educator and science department chair. Her 2009 Owls Creek Master Plan laid the groundwork for the projects funded by her successful $25 million capital campaign for the Restless Planet exhibits in 2009. As part of the Virginia Aquarium’s current $40 million capital campaign for the Darden Marine Animal Conservation Center, new Marsh exhibits and endowment, Lynn raised $12.7 million in private funds before she started at the Slover Library for projects that are slated to open in 2019-2020.

Under Lynn’s leadership, the Aquarium was recognized as the Philanthropic Organization of the Year, and she was recognized as Outstanding Business Woman of the Year, and served on the national Association of Zoos & Aquariums board, ODU’s Science Advisory Board and as a trustee for Tidewater Community College and Virginia Wesleyan University. She was one of 50 CEOs in the 2017 National Arts Strategies’ Chief Executive Program “Community & Culture” sponsored by Harvard and the University of Michigan’s schools of business and the Kresge Foundation and will receive the 2017 YWCA Women of Distinction Award in March 2018 for her work to eliminate racism and empower women.

Dr. Barry C. BrownDr. Barry C. Brown was appointed by the Virginia Beach City Council to the College Board in 2018. He serves on the Curriculum and Student Development Committee.

Dr. Barry Brown has over 20 years as a public school educator. He has served as a general education teacher, special education teacher, central office special education administrator, elementary assistant principal and now elementary principal. He has also served as an Adjunct Professor at Norfolk State University, Regent University and The University of Virginia. He is a retired Army Reserves Officer with his last assignment being a Divisions’ Anti- Terrorism Officer.

He is a native of Norfolk, Virginia and married with three children. He holds a doctorate in education from the University of Virginia, his master degree in elementary education from Old Dominion University and his bachelor degree in political science from Norfolk State University. Moreover, he holds a National Principal Mentor Certification from The National Association of Elementary School Principals.

He has given himself to Church and local organizations including Diaconate Member of First Baptist Church, Bute Street Norfolk, Deep Creek Ruritans, Board of Directors of Greenbrier North YMCA, Board of Directors of READY Academy Christian School and past Vice-President of the Board of Directors of Norfolk Christian Schools.

Jerome BynumJerome A. Bynum was appointed by the Norfolk City Council to the College Board in 2016. He serves on the Advocacy Committee.

Mr. Jerome A. Bynum was appointed by the Norfolk City Council to the TCC College Board in 2017. He previously served as chairman of the Advocacy Committee and currently serves on the Curriculum and Student Development Committee.

Mr. Bynum is a retired educator with 37 years of service. He has served as an elementary school music teacher, middle school band director, high school band and orchestra director, dean of students, middle school assistant principal, high school assistant principal and central administration office staff.
He is a native of Norfolk, Virginia and married with two children, three grandchildren, and one great-grand-child. He holds the master’s degree in Supervision and Curriculum from Norfolk State University and his bachelor’s degree in Public School Music from Norfolk State University.

An active member in his community, he gives his time, talent, and treasures to several organizations. These include membership in the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., licensed Lay Reader at Grace Episcopal Church Norfolk, Director of the Brotherhood of St. Andrew, Executive Council member Diocese of Southern Virginia, and President of the Norfolk State University Alumni Association, Portsmouth chapter, and the Hampton Roads Metro Band.

He currently is the CEO for Contemporary Music Consulting, LLC with emphasis on providing support services for music education programs in the surrounding area. He also serves as an adjudicator, guest conductor, and provides professional development and mentoring.

Bill Crow, TCC College Board memberWilliam “Bill” W. Crow was appointed by the Chesapeake City Council to the College Board in 2018. He serves on the Advocacy Committee.

Mr. Crow has been president of the Virginia Ship Repair Association since 2012, focusing the organization on being “the Strength Behind the Fleet.”

He retired from the Navy after 30 years of service, having achieved the rank of Captain. As a Senior Naval Consultant for McKean Defense Group, he developed policies and procedures to improve the Navy’s conventional surface ship maintenance and modernization.

His Navy career included Commanding Officer positions at Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek and later the Joint Expeditionary Base; and Executive Officer of Naval Station Norfolk.

A native of Morganfield, Ky., Mr. Crow holds a Master of Science from the National Defense University Industrial College of the Armed Forces. He is also a 1980 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, where he earned a Bachelor of Science and his commission as an Ensign in the U.S. Navy.

Ron GreenRon Green was appointed by the Portsmouth City Council to the College Board in 2021.
Ron Green is the Vice President of Business Transformation at the Port of Virginia where he leads the Process Excellence, Business Intelligence & Analytics, and the Customer Service departments. He joined the port in 2015 after spending twenty years holding a number of management positions across diverse companies and industries including Booz Allen Hamilton (management consulting), Newport News Shipbuilding, and Honeywell Aerospace (Commercial Aviation). Throughout his career, he has led change initiatives, strategic planning engagements, process redesigns and mentored and taught others to do the same.
He is active in his community, currently serving as the Chair of the Portsmouth General Hospital Foundation, a board member of the Portsmouth Museums Foundation, and a graduate of both LEAD Hampton Roads and Lefcoe Leadership programs. Mr. Green was previously on the board of STARBASE Victory, a not-for-profit focused on sparking an interest in STEM (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics) among all students in the Portsmouth Public Schools. He also serves in his local church as both a deacon and the Superintendent of Adult Sunday School.
Mr. Green graduated from the University of Virginia with a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering in 1991 and a M.B.A. from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia in 1997. Even though both of his degrees were earned in Virginia, he has lived and worked in California, Arizona, and Connecticut. During his time in Arizona, he met his wife, Tina, and they returned to Virginia where they’ve lived since 2001. Ron and Tina reside in Portsmouth and have a son in high school.

Kirk HoustonDr. Kirk T. Houston, Sr. was appointed by the Norfolk City Council to the College Board in 2021. He serves on the Finance and Facilities Committee.
Dr. Houston, Sr. is the founder and senior pastor of the Gethsemane Community Fellowship Baptist Church located in Norfolk, VA, a ministry he has proudly led from a membership of 35 to over 2,000 members.
Having done extensive work and research in the fields of jail ministry, offender rehabilitation, and ex-offender reentry, Dr. Houston holds a Doctor of Ministry degree from the United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio, as well as a Master of Divinity degree from the Samuel Dewitt Proctor School of Theology at the historical Virginia Union University in Richmond, VA.
Although a highly respected community leader, Dr. Houston is one who truly leads by service to others. Among his many obligations, he serves as the Chaplain to the City of Norfolk’s Sheriff’s Office, chairman of the Norfolk Jail Ministry’s Board of Directors, Chairman of the Garden of Hope Community Development Corporation, and Commissioner of the Transportation District Commission of Hampton Roads. Additionally, he is a former Chairman of the Norfolk School Board, a US Navy Veteran (8 years), and author of “The Church’s Return Policy: Equipping the Church to Minister to Ex-offenders.”
Possessing a strong passion for issues of personal and spiritual development, Dr. Houston is a frequent lecturer in the area of “leadership and organizational development.”
Dr. Houston is a native of South Florida and now resides in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia with his wife of many years, Sharon M. Houston, who also serves as the church’s Director of Ministries and the Deputy Director of the Garden of Hope. Together, they are the proud parents of one daughter, Sharonja Green; one son, Minister Kirk T. Houston, Jr.; and the proud grandparents of one granddaughter, J’syiah, and three grandsons, Kirk III, Marc, and Max.

James (Jay) LucadoJames “Jay” N. Lucado was appointed by the Chesapeake City Council to the College Board in 2016. He serves as board vice chair and on the Finance & Facilities Committee. 

The Chesapeake City Council appointed James “Jay” N. Lucado to the College Board in 2016. He serves as board vice chair and on the Finance & Facilities Committee.

Jay currently works for Amazon as the Site Operations Manager for DOR2 in Norfolk, Va. Before Amazon, Jay spent 20 years working for Canon ITS in various management positions, including Sr Director of Customer Support.
Jay is a native of the Hampton Roads area and a graduate of Deep Creek High and James Madison University.

During his time on the TCC board, Jay has served as Chairman of the finance committee, a member of the executive committee, and a member of the Presidential search committee.

Kim McCallum Kim McCallum was appointed by the Chesapeake City Council to the College Board in 2020. She serves on the Curriculum and Student Development Committee.

Ms. McCallum is a 30 year public educator who has taught in New York, Arizona, North Carolina, and Virginia. She holds a B.S in English from the State University of New York and and M.S. Ed in Secondary Education from Nazareth College in Rochester, New York.

Past and present affiliations include the American Association of University Women, Urban League, Phi Delta Kappa, Virginia Education Association, NAACP, and the Civic League of Georgetown. In the Virginia Education Association, while serving on the Executive Council of the Education Association of Alexandria, she proudly petitioned the City Council to maintain small class size, to receive better health care benefits for educators, and to not only increase the salaries of paraprofessionals, but to provide better benefit packages. She has enjoyed training paraprofessionals and educators on best political practices to advocate for public education.

On the collegiate level, she has taught classes at the State University of New York and edited a newsletter for the Center for Alternate Dispute Resolution at Bowie State University.

She is retiring this June from the Chesapeake Public School District and is looking forward to traveling extensively and spending time with her grandchildren.

She and her husband William reside in Chesapeake. They enjoy tropical settings and saltwater fishing.

Hope SinclairHope R. Sinclair was appointed by the Portsmouth City Council to the College Board in 2023. She serves on the Academics, Student Affairs & Workforce Development Committee.
Hope Sinclair was born and raised in the Hampton Roads area. She studied Psychology at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, NC and North Carolina Central University in Durham, NC. She returned to Virginia in 2005 and was, what she considers, chosen to work in the nonprofit sector. She provided counseling services to juveniles and families in the court systems.

After 8 years, Hope took a position with Communities in Schools of Hampton Roads (CISofHR) and worked through a partnership with the public schools throughout Hampton Roads. Passionate about youth excelling in life, the move to the school setting was a natural fit. After years of being on the program side of the work, Hope was chosen to be the Executive Director of CISofHR in 2017. She is currently tasked to raise funds to allow the youth to receive the many opportunities and support they may have normally not had the option of receiving.

In her free time, Hope loves reading, working out and going to the movies. She volunteers with several organizations and believes that giving back to the community is highly important in order for communities, schools and nonprofit organizations to prosper. Grateful for the many opportunities she has received, Hope makes sure that everyone she meets is aware of any and every opportunity she is aware of.

Matthew StakesMatthew Stakes was appointed by Virginia Beach City Council to the TCC College Board in 2023. He serves on the Finance and Facilities Committee.

Matthew Stakes serves as the Next Steps Director and Campus Pastor of Calvary Revival Church, Virginia Beach. As Next Steps Director, Matthew oversees the discipleship process at Calvary that walks people from the altar to baptism through Growth Track classes to serving on a volunteer Dream Team. As Campus Pastor, Matthew provides leadership through equipping leaders and building community as well as empowering others to REACH THE BEACH. In addition to those areas of leadership, Matthew has led a thriving Singles ministry and provided leadership as the volunteer coordinator for hundreds of volunteers at Calvary Revival Church. He is a servant leader who has a heart to equip and empower others to serve their communities.

Matthew holds a Master of Education from Old Dominion University and is currently working on his Doctor of Ministry degree at Virginia Bible College. He and his wife Shannon have served the Hampton Roads community for over 30 years and live in Virginia Beach with their two kids and their goldendoodle.

Charles (Andy) A. TysingerCharles “Andy” A. Tysinger was appointed by the Norfolk City Council to the College Board in 2019. He serves on the Curriculum and Student Development Committee.

Andy Tysinger has served as Seniorcorp’s Chief Operating Officer for the past 8 years, overseeing all aspects of day-to-day operations. Seniorcorp, based in Virginia Beach, provides personal care and companionship to seniors across South Side Hampton Roads, allowing them to age in the comfort of their homes. The company employs 350 staff and caregivers serving over 265 clients each week.

Prior to joining to Seniorcorp, Tysinger spent ten years with Landmark Communications in Norfolk in a variety of management positions, most recently as CFO / COO for three years with Pilot Targeted Media, a division of The Virginian-Pilot. Before joining Pilot Targeted Media, Tysinger spent seven years with Landmark’s career education division, which provided post-secondary career training at eight locations in Virginia, Utah, Nevada and California. During his time with Landmark Education, he served for four years as Director and General Manager of Virginia Career Institute (VCI), focused on medical careers. VCI had locations in Virginia Beach and Richmond.

Tysinger attended Woodberry Forest School in Virginia, graduating in 1986. He attended Davidson College on an ROTC scholarship, graduating in 1990 with a B.A. in Political Science. He served four years on active duty in the U.S. Army’s 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment in Germany, reaching the rank of Captain. After leaving the Army, Tysinger spent three years with NationsBank (now Bank of America) in Charlotte before earning his M.B.A. at the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia in 1999.

Andy and his wife Gigi live in Norfolk with their two college age children and their Boykin Spaniel, Addie.



  • Lynn B. Clements, Board Chair
  • James (Jay) N. Lucado, Board Vice Chair
  • Dr. Barry C. Brown, Chair – Academics, Student Affairs & Workforce Development Committee
  • Kim McCallum, Chair – Advocacy Committee
  • Dr. Kirk T. Houston, Chair – Finance & Facilities Committee
  • Dr. Marcia Conston, President (ex officio)
  • Latesha D. Johnson, Executive Assistant to the President (board liaison & staff support)

Academics,Student affairs, & Workforce Development Committee

  • Dr. Barry C. Brown, Chair
  • Jerome Bynum
  • Hope R. Sinclair
  • Charles A. Tysinger
  • Lynn B. Clements, Board Chair (ex officio)
  • Dr. Marcia Conston, President (ex officio)


  • Dr. Kirk T. Houston, Chair
  • Ron Green
  • James (Jay) Lucado
  • Matthew Stakes
  • Lynn B. Clements, Board Chair (ex officio)
  • Dr. Marcia Conston, President (ex officio)

Advocacy Committee

  • Kim McCallum, Chair
  • William (Bill) W. Crow
  • Connie A. Meyer
  • Lynn B. Clements, Board Chair (ex officio)
  • Dr. Marcia Conston, President (ex officio)

Educational Foundation Board Representatives

  • Charles A. Tysinger

Real Estate Foundation Board Representative

  • Dr. Kirk T. Houston