HJ478: Celebrating the life of Dr. Carolyn Walker Hines.

Offered March 2, 2020
Celebrating the life of Dr. Carolyn Walker Hines.
Patrons-- McQuinn, Tyler and Ward

WHEREAS, Dr. Carolyn Walker Hines, a highly admired community leader who was sought-after for her expertise in management and business development, died on December 6, 2019; and

WHEREAS, Carolyn Hines grew up in Brunswick County and graduated from James Solomon Russell High School; she continued her education at Wellesley College and St. Paul’s College and earned a doctorate in counseling and higher education administration from The College of William & Mary; and

WHEREAS, Carolyn Hines’ commitment to service was evident in her work as a licensed marriage and family therapist and a mediator and arbitrator for the Supreme Court of Virginia; and

WHEREAS, as president and chief executive officer of CW Hines & Associates, Inc., Carolyn Hines ably managed a talented staff that earned national and international recognition for success in management consulting, with a focus on enhanced organizational leadership; and

WHEREAS, Carolyn Hines served on the board of directors of Fear2Freedom, which helps survivors of sexual violence return to normalcy, and was especially proud of her work to inspire young people through the Boys and Girls Club of the Northern Neck and the Virginia Peninsula Chapter of 100 Black Men of America; and

WHEREAS, among her many and varied achievements, Carolyn Hines served as a civilian aide to the United States Secretary of the Army and helped establish the Civilian Marksmanship Program; she was a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, The Links, Inc., the Board of Trustees of her alma mater St. Paul’s College, and the Board of Visitors of Christopher Newport University; and

WHEREAS, predeceased by her husband, William, Carolyn Hines will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by her children, Kimberly and Michael, and their families, and numerous other family members, friends, and colleagues; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby note with great sadness the loss of Dr. Carolyn Walker Hines, a respected professional who touched countless lives throughout the Commonwealth; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Dr. Carolyn Walker Hines as an expression of the General Assembly’s respect for her memory.