STARBASE Victory has dedicated support and leadership through a board of directors and a full-time teaching staff at Victory Elementary School.
Executive Director, Bill Hayden, RADM, USN (Ret)
Barry Fallon, Board Chair; Director, Material Logistics & Transportation, Newport News Shipbuilding
Laura Nelson, Vice Chair; Coordinator of Science, Portsmouth Public Schools
Becky Zambas, Board Treasurer; Branch Manager, Town Bank Churchland
Dr. Aliecia McClain, Secretary; Asst Dean, College of Science, Eng’g & Technology, Norfolk State Univ
Bill Hayden, Executive Director; RADM, USN (Ret)
Lakeesha Atkinson, School Board member, Portsmouth Public Schools
Dr. Elie Bracy, Superintendent, Portsmouth Public Schools
Mindy Carbonneau, formerly of the Elizabeth River Project
Dr. Johnny Garcia, Founder/CEO. SimIS
The Honorable Shannon Glover, Portsmouth City Council, Commonwealth Employee Benefits Solutions, Inc.
Rob Hogan, retired Vice President, Newport News Shipbuilding
Dr. Peter Agbakpe, Dean of Engineering, Science and Math, TCC
James Wright, Director of Engineering & Tech Services, City of Portsmouth
Dr. Bill McConnell, Asst Prof of Education, Virginia Wesleyan University
Don Comer, Former First Citizen, City of Portsmouth
Fred Pasquine, President, Fairlead Integrated
Jessica Johnson, Virginia Modeling & Simulation Center
Ryanne Shields, Port of Virginia
Dr. Hope Sinclair, Exec Dir, Communities in Schools of Hampton Roads
Susan Long-Molnar, Development Director; President, Managing Communications Inc.
Rich Neefe, STARBASE Victory Program Coordinator
Geoff Hemphill, Legal Advisor; Partner, Vandeventer Black, LLC
The STARBASE program has a dedicated teaching staff with extensive expertise in STEM fields. All educators hold a master’s degree or higher.
COORDINATOR OF SCIENCE, PORTSMOUTH PUBLIC SCHOOLS
PROGRAM COORDINATOR, AKA “VOYAGER”
TEACHER, AKA “QUANTUM”
TEACHER, AKA ”POLARIS”
TEACHER, AKA ”BROOKLYN”
TEACHER, AKA “EAGLE”
TEACHER, AKA “SWAN”
TEACHER, AKA “ALGORITHIM”