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Sharon Lawrence

Sharon Lawrence is the Deputy State Comptroller and currently serves as the Acting State Comptroller.  Ms. Lawrence is responsible for overseeing and maintaining the Commonwealth’s integrated general ledger and payroll, time management and attendance system; preparation of numerous statewide financial reports, including the Commonwealth’s Annual Comprehensive Financial Report; and issuance of statewide policies and procedures.  During her 27 years with the Virginia Department of Accounts, she has served in several leadership roles that have allowed her to participate in numerous statewide projects and initiatives.

Prior to joining the Virginia Department of Accounts, Ms. Lawrence worked with the Virginia Auditor of Public Accounts.  This role provided exposure to numerous agencies and helped her develop an understanding of the Commonwealth’s diverse operations.   Ms. Lawrence holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Emory & Henry College and is an active community volunteer.  She is both a Certified Public Accountant and a Chartered Global Management Accountant.  Ms. Lawrence and her husband have two sons and enjoy spending time with family and travel.

Upcoming Board Meetings

February
28
2024

Retirement Program Advisory Committee

Virtual

All meetings held in the Board Room at the Virginia529 office at 9001 Arboretum Parkway, North Chesterfield, VA 23236 unless otherwise noted.

Public comment accepted during the first ten minutes of each meeting.

Please read this information about how to attend this meeting. This meeting is not being held at Virginia529 Offices.

Meeting information (PDF)

February
29
2024

The Compensation Committee of the Board of the Virginia College Savings Plan (Virginia529)

Virtual

All meetings held in the Board Room at the Virginia529 office at 9001 Arboretum Parkway, North Chesterfield, VA 23236 unless otherwise noted.

Public comment accepted during the first ten minutes of each meeting.

Please read this information about how to attend this meeting. This meeting is not being held at Virginia529 Offices.

Meeting information (PDF)

February
29
2024

The Investment Advisory Committee of the Board of the Virginia College Savings Plan (Virginia529)

Virginia529
9001 Arboretum Parkway
North Chesterfield , Virginia 23236

All meetings held in the Board Room at the Virginia529 office at 9001 Arboretum Parkway, North Chesterfield, VA 23236 unless otherwise noted.

Public comment accepted during the first ten minutes of each meeting.

A copy of the proposed agenda and all agenda packets furnished to the Board and Committee members can be obtained, unless exempt, by sending a request for those materials to cmcgee@virginia529.com.

Virginia529 shall not change the method by which it conducts this meeting unless a new meeting notice is provided in accordance with the provisions of Virginia Code §2.2-3707.

March
6
2024

Access Advisory Committee

Virtual

All meetings held in the Board Room at the Virginia529 office at 9001 Arboretum Parkway, North Chesterfield, VA 23236 unless otherwise noted.

Public comment accepted during the first ten minutes of each meeting.

Please read this information about how to attend this meeting. This meeting is not being held at Virginia529 Offices.

Meeting information (PDF)

March
6
2024

The Audit and Actuarial Committee of the Board of the Virginia College Savings Plan (Virginia529)

Virginia529
9001 Arboretum Parkway
North Chesterfield , Virginia 23236

All meetings held in the Board Room at the Virginia529 office at 9001 Arboretum Parkway, North Chesterfield, VA 23236 unless otherwise noted.

Public comment accepted during the first ten minutes of each meeting.

A copy of the proposed agenda and all agenda packets furnished to the Board and Committee members can be obtained, unless exempt, by sending a request for those materials to cmcgee@virginia529.com.

Virginia529 shall not change the method by which it conducts this meeting unless a new meeting notice is provided in accordance with the provisions of Virginia Code §2.2-3707.

March
6
2024

Board of the Virginia College Savings Plan (Virginia529)

Virginia529
9001 Arboretum Parkway
North Chesterfield , Virginia 23236

All meetings held in the Board Room at the Virginia529 office at 9001 Arboretum Parkway, North Chesterfield, VA 23236 unless otherwise noted.

Public comment accepted during the first ten minutes of each meeting.

A copy of the proposed agenda and all agenda packets furnished to the Board and Committee members can be obtained, unless exempt, by sending a request for those materials to cmcgee@virginia529.com.

Virginia529 shall not change the method by which it conducts this meeting unless a new meeting notice is provided in accordance with the provisions of Virginia Code §2.2-3707.

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