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The Virginia Highlands Community College Board is comprised of nine community members who serve as an advisory board to the State Board for Community Colleges. Board members play a key role in the development and evaluation of programs and services that ensure VHCC remains responsive to community needs.

As the list below indicates, the Board includes three members appointed by the Bristol Virginia City Council, four members appointed by the Washington County Board of Supervisors, and two members appointed by the Smyth County Board of Supervisors. Each member is appointed for a four-year term and can serve for two consecutive terms.

Appointed by the City of Bristol

Ms. Catherine Brillhart, Vice Chair
Ms. Beth D. Rhinehart
Mr. James (Jamey) F. Rector, Jr.

Appointed by Smyth County

Ms. Kimberly R. Clark

Appointed by Washington County

Mr. Thomas (Tom) M. Hicok
Mr. Tony Miller
Mr. Joseph C. Straten, Chair
Dr. John Lentz

Career Fair

  • Date: 04/27/2018 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM


 Career Far 2018 - Friday April 27 at VHCC



Area employers are invited to showcase job opportunities and screen potential employees during this special event that is open to all VHCC students, alumni, and community members.Your attendance will provide participants with a realistic look at the available jobs in our region and allow you to connect with quality job-seekers in a variety of fields.

Free Online Employer Registration 

Please plan to join us immediately after the fair for a complimentary lunch to learn more about VHCC’s programs and services.

Job Seekers

Pre-register to be eligible for door prizes and to download a job seekers checklist with valuable career resources.  

Job Seekers Pre-register 




Please contact Mitzi Williams,, Traci Mitchell,, or Mark Wildman,, for registration assistance or additional information.


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