Virginia Governor Appoints Troutman Sanders Strategies Director to Board
Karin Addison to serve on the Board of Trustees for the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth
RICHMOND – Nov. 10, 2017 – Troutman Sanders Strategies Director Karin Addison has been appointed to the Board of Trustees of the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe. Addison will serve as a citizen member for the Foundation, which empowers Virginia’s youth to make healthy choices by promoting active, nutritious and tobacco-free living.
“I am honored to serve the Commonwealth of Virginia and am humbled by Governor McAuliffe’s appointment,” Addison said. “The Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth is such an important organization dedicated to teaching our youth how to make good choices. I look forward to furthering its vital work.”
“Karin Addison is an impressive colleague who is sure to make a positive impact through her service on the Board of Trustees of the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth,” said Clark Lewis, principal of Troutman Sanders Strategies and partner at Troutman Sanders. “We are pleased about her appointment by Governor McAuliffe and congratulate her work and this achievement.”
Governor McAuliffe announced Addison’s appointment on Nov. 9.
About the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth (VFHY)
Established by the Virginia General Assembly in 1999, the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth empowers Virginia’s youth to make healthy choices by promoting active, nutritious and tobacco-free living. Since the Foundation began its work in 2001, high school smoking in Virginia has been cut by more than 70 percent and the number of middle school smokers has dropped by 85 percent. The Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth directly reaches about 50,000 children each year through classroom-based prevention programs in public schools, after-school programs, community centers, day cares and prevention programs across the state. VFHY’s award-winning marketing campaigns deliver prevention messaging to more than 500,000 children annually. For more information, visit VFHY.org.
About Troutman Sanders Strategies
Troutman Sanders Strategies is a professional government affairs firm committed to providing solutions for business and government. Troutman Sanders Strategies is a subsidiary of Troutman Sanders LLP, an international law firm with more than 650 lawyers in 16 offices in Hong Kong, Shanghai and throughout the United States. To learn more about the firm, visit our website at troutmansandersstrategies.com.
About Troutman Sanders
With a diverse practice mix, workforce and footprint that includes 16 offices spanning the United States and China, Troutman Sanders has cultivated its reputation for a higher commitment to client care for over 120 years. Ideally positioned to help clients across sectors realize their business goals, the firm’s 650 attorneys transact for growth, resolve mission-threatening disputes and navigate complex legal and regulatory challenges. See troutman.com for more information.