Governor Ralph Northam recently announced board appointments to his administration. Two women with local ties were among those who were appointed.
Natalie Franklin Harris of Newport News was one of six individuals recently named to the state Board of Counseling. Harris is a licensed professional counselor with Anthem and Riverside Behavioral Health Center.
Meanwhile, Abby Johnson of Williamsburg has been selected to serve on the state Board of Housing and Community Development. Johnson is president of Abacus Property Solutions and executive director of Virginia PACE Authority.