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Purpose and Rosters

These committees have been organized to advise College representatives in areas of curriculum development and evaluation, program promotion, and community needs assessment. Curriculum advisory committees at VHCC are organized within general curricular clusters, and include members with broad-based knowledge and expertise within each cluster. At present, the College's curriculum advisory committees are organized within the following clusters:

Administration of Justice Advisory Committee

Purpose: This committee is charged with advising the Vice President of Instruction and Student Services and other College officials in the development of appropriate course and curricular offerings in the areas of Police Science, Public Service, and Public Administration. 

Administration of Justice Advisory Committee Membership

  • Rex Ray Carter
  • Michael Collins
  • Doug Cooley
  • Sgt. Jamie Davis
  • Trish Moore
  • Bill Price
  • Blaine Wade
  • Susan Williams

Business Programs Advisory Committee

Purpose: This committee is charged with advising the Vice President of Instruction and Student Services and the Dean of the Division of Business, Humanities and Science concerning the occupational curricula in the business program areas. Included are programs in Accounting, Administrative Support Technology, Information Systems Technology, Management, Accounting/IST, Clerical Studies, Health Information Management, Networking A+, Web Programming and Design, Supervision and Management.

Business Programs Advisory Committee Membership:

  • James Baker
  • Carolyn Casto
  • Eric Chapman
  • Jason Corvin
  • Jackson Dale
  • E. Donnie Goodson
  • Carolyn McConnell
  • Mary McCoy
  • Mark Nelson
  • Tammy Norris
  • Jackie Phipps
  • Lynn Rutledge
  • Gene Seymour
  • John Smith

College Transfer Curriculum Advisory Committee



Purpose: This committee is charged with advising the Dean of Instruction and Student Services and other College officials in matters involving the College's offerings in College Transfer curricula.

College Transfer Curriculum Advisory Committee Membership

  • Mary Bolt
  • Dr. Rick Carroll
  • Karen Cheers
  • Kristie Comer
  • Connie Estep
  • Michael Fillnow
  • Linda Garnet
  • Trina Gross
  • Greg King
  • Russell Necessary
  • Diana Smith
  • Michele Williams 

    Emergency Medical Services Technology

    Purpose:
    This committee is charged with advising the Vice President of Instruction & Student Services and the Dean of the Division of Science & Engineering regarding issues that impact the emergency medical services program.

    Emergency Medical Services Technology Curriculum Advisory Committee Membership

    • Kevin Austin
    • Dick Steinberg
    • Greg Woods

    Human Services Curriculum Advisory Committee

    Purpose: This committee is charged with advising the Vice President of Instruction and Student Services, the Dean of the Division of Business, Humanities and Social Sciences, and other College officials concerning curricular needs in the area of Human Services. Included are both the certificate and degree programs in Human Services.

    Human Services Curriculum Advisory Committee Membership

    • Lynn Bagnall
    • Joyce Blevins
    • Tom Casteel
    • Tammy Fransisco
    • Susan French
    • Margaret Harris
    • Debbie Harvey
    • Sara Hutton-Tallman
    • Kay Kovacs
    • Doug Moore
    • Beth Page
    • Tracy Pannell
    • May Tabor
    • Tamera Worley

    Industrial Technology Curriculum Advisory Committee

    Purpose: This committee is charged with advising the Vice President of Instruction and Student Services and the Vice President of Workforce Training and Continuing Education concerning the occupational curricula in the Industrial Technology areas. Included are programs in Air Conditioning, Refrigeration, and Heating; Drafting and Design; Electricity; Machine Tool Operation and Machinist.

    Industrial Technology Curriculum Advisory Committee Membership

    • Gary Blevins
    • James Cole
    • Conley Gentry
    • Johnnie Keene
    • Gary Kestner
    • Charlie Lowe
    • Ron Lowman
    • Timothy Mullins
    • Thomas Musick
    • Darrell Puckett
    • Butch Rhymer
    • Mike Stamper
    • B.J. Stephens
    • Daryl Vaught
    • Joe Wilson
    • Curtis Woodward

    Nursing Curriculum Advisory Committee

    Purpose: This committee is charged with advising the Vice President of Instruction and Student Services, the Director of the Nursing Program, and other College officials concerning curricular needs in nursing. The members of this committee also serve on the Joint Advisory Committee for the Virginia Appalachian Tricollege Nursing Program (a cooperative program serving VHCC, Southwest Virginia Community College and Mountain Empire Community College).

    Nursing Curriculum Advisory Committee Membership

    • Tim Anderson
    • Amanda Blevins
    • Melissa Blevins
    • Norma Brickey
    • Rex Bullins
    • Lori Cole
    • Becky Dolinger
    • Tammy Edwards
    • Keith Giza
    • Judy Hoback
    • Terry Holmes
    • Sheri Ives
    • Julia Johnston
    • Mike Jones
    • Kim Kelley
    • Linda King
    • Lydia Landis
    • Kathy Mabe
    • Michelle Mabe
    • Penny Miller
    • Cathy Napier
    • Opal Overbay
    • Connie Pender
    • Robin Poe
    • Kathy Robinson
    • Mary Roe
    • Nikki Vanburen
    • Wendy Wampler 

    Radiography Advisory Committee

    Purpose: This committee is composed of community health care professionals concerned with the education and clinical training of radiography. Specific functions include advising in course design; participating in the evaluation of curriculum; informing college personnel on changes in the labor market; assisting in recruiting; assisting in the evaluation of graduates.

    Radiography Advisory Committee Membership

    • Ernest Coburn, Dr.
    • Fred Horn
    • Janice Lowe, R.T.-N.M.
    • Bob Mullins
    • Ron Proffitt
    • Susan Weller
    Last updated: 11/10/2014 1:53:32 PM