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Peter G. Decker, III '87

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Mr. Peter G. Decker, III was appointed to the Board of Visitors on July 1, 2019 by Governor Ralph Northam. He currently serves on the Board's Administration & Finance, Athletics, and Governance Committees and as Vice Chair of the University Advancement Committee.

Mr. Decker is partner of Decker, Cardon, Thomas, Weintraub & Neskis, P.C. specializing in criminal defense, personal injury and traffic law. He is a member of the Virginia Beach, Norfolk and Virginia State Bar Associations and practices in all federal and state courts in the Hampton Roads region.

Mr. Decker received his bachelor's degree from Old Dominion University in 1987 and his J.D. in 1988 from the George Mason School of Law. He serves on the Virginia Beach Bar Association, Board of Directors of the Norfolk-Portsmouth Bar Association Foundation, Peter Decker Children's Charity, Inc, Norfolk Drug Court Association, Norfolk Sheriff's Foundation, Towne Bank Norfolk, Norfolk Citizens Advisory Council of the Nrfolk Juvenile and Domestic Court, Norfolk Public Library Association and the Virginia Beach Police Foundation. He's a member of the Knights of Columbus, Councill 3548 and Order of AHEPA, Robert E. Lee Chapter. He's Chairman of the Virginia Board of Corrections and Host of the March of Dimes Signature Chef's Auction.

He and his wife Dana Jo reside in Norfolk, Virginia.