Labor and Employment counsel Sharon Goodwyn was elected as Chair to the Board of Directors of the Hampton Roads Community Foundation.  Sharon is the first African American and the first woman to serve as chair of the foundation. 

The Hampton Roads Community Foundation focuses on making lives better “through leadership, philanthropy, and civic engagement.”

Sharon is a long time active member in the community serving on several collegiate and community Boards.  She is also a past President and member of the Board for the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore.  In 2020,  Sharon was honored by Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities Tidewater Chapter as a 2020 Humanitarian Award winner.

Please read Hampton Roads Community Foundation press release for more details.