Board & Council

Staff and Moton Council at Barbara Johns Dedication

Board of Trustees


Drexel Harris, Chair | Dominion Energy | Richmond, Virginia
Ronald O. White, Vice Chair | Southside Electric Cooperative | Chesterfield, Virginia
James L. Weinberg, Secretary | Hirschler Fleischer | Richmond, Virginia


The Honorable Jennifer McClellan | General Assembly | Richmond, Virginia
Michael Pace Jr. | Roanoke College, Center for Teaching the Rule of Law | Roanoke, Virginia
Joy Cabarrus Speakes | Moton Council Representative | Farmville, Virginia
The Honorable A.D. “Chuckie Reid” | Moton Council Representative | Farmville, Virginia
Cynthia E. Hudson | Sands Anderson PC | Richmond, Virginia

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Moton Council

The Moton Council is the Museum’s community engagement board.


The Honorable A.D. “Chuckie” Reid, Acting Chair | Representing Town of Farmville
Cynthia L. Johnson, Secretary & Resources Chair | At Large Member
Sherry Swinson, Governance Chair | Representing Longwood University
Joy Cabarrus Speakes, Development Chair | Moton Council Representative to the Board of Trustees
Michael Utzinger, Programs Chair | Representing Hampden-Sydney College


Vacant | Representing Prince Edward County Students, 1959-1964
Magi Van Eps | Representing Virginia’s Crossroads
Dr. Barbara Johnson | Representing Prince Edward County Public Schools
Edwilda Allen Isaac | Representing Martha E. Forrester Council of Women (Moton’s founders)
Dennis Brown | Representing Centra Southside Community Hospital
The Honorable Jerry Townsend | Representing Prince Edward County
Chance Reynolds | Representing Fuqua School
Anne Tyler Paulek| Representing Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce
Dr. Wendy Lyle-Jones | Representing Prince Edward County Branch NAACP
Grace Moton | At Large Member
Melvin Nunnally | At Large Member
Beatrice White | At Large Member
The Honorable Megan Clark | At Large Member
Eboni Lee | At Large Member
Joy Stump | At Large Member

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Ways to Give to Moton

Any gift has the ability to make an impact that far exceeds its size. Together we can work to share the Moton Story and ensure that countless individuals know how Prince Edward County became the birthplace of the student-led civil rights movement.

2018 gifts helped us engage with more than 12,000 individuals via our onsite and offsite programming. Help us continue this important work with your gift. All donations are tax deductible.

Check out the various ways that your gift can make an impact on behalf of Moton!

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