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Members of the Virginia State Crime Commission

The Commission consists of 13 members that include nine legislative members, three non-legislative citizen members, and one state official as follows: six members of the House of Delegates to be appointed by the Speaker of the House of Delegates in accordance with the principles of proportional representation contained in the Rules of the House of Delegates; three members of the Senate to be appointed by the Senate Committee on Rules; three non-legislative citizen members to be appointed by the Governor; and the Attorney General or his designee. Non-legislative citizen members must be citizens of the Commonwealth of Virginia. The term of each appointee is for two years, except that the Attorney General and legislative members shall serve terms coincident with their terms of office. The Commission elects a chair and vice-chair annually, who shall be members of the General Assembly.

Senator John S. Edwards


Senator L. Louise Lucas


Senator Scott A. Surovell


Chief Larry D. Boone

Chief of Police, Norfolk Police Department
Gubernatorial Appointee

Lori Hanky Haas

Virginia State Director, The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence
Gubernatorial Appointee

Larry D. Terry, II, Ph.D.

Executive Director, Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service at the University of Virginia
Gubernatorial Appointee