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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. Susan O. Long
Mr. Ronald Morgan
Mr. James (Jamey) F. Rector, Jr., Vice-Chair

Appointed by Smyth County

Ms. Kimberly R. Clark
Mr. Bill Rush

Appointed by Washington County

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

View Upcoming Meetings
MeetingDate/TimeAgendaMinutes
College Board Meeting7/10/2014 12:15 PM Not Available Not Available
College Board Meeting5/12/2014 12:00 PM Included Included
Public Forum - VHCC Candidate Presentation5/7/2014 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Not Available Not Available
College Board Meeting5/1/2014 12:15 PM Included Included
Public Forum - VHCC Candidate Presentation4/25/2014 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Not Available Not Available
Public Forum - VHCC Candidate Presentation4/24/2014 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Not Available Not Available
Public Forum - VHCC Candidate Presentation4/23/2014 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Not Available Not Available
College Board Meeting3/13/2014 12:15 PM Included Included
College Board Meeting11/14/2013 12:15 PM Not Available Included
College Board Meeting10/10/2013 12:15 PM Included Included
College Board Meeting7/11/2013 12:15 PM Included Included
Retirement Celebration5/6/2013 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Not Available Not Available
College Board Meeting5/2/2013 12:15 PM Included Included
College Board Meeting3/21/2013 1:00 PM Not Available Included
College Board Meeting11/8/2012 12:15 PM Included Included
College Board Meeting7/12/2012 12:15 PM Included Included
College Board Meeting5/3/2012 12:15 PM Included Included
College Board Meeting3/8/2012 12:15 PM Not Available Included
College Board Meeting1/12/2012 12:15 PM Included Included
College Board Meeting11/10/2011 12:15 PM Included Included
College Board Meeting9/15/2011 12:15 PM Not Available Included
College Board Meeting7/14/2011 12:15 PM Included Included
College Board Meeting5/5/2011 12:15 PM Included Included
College Board Meeting3/10/2011 12:15 PM Included Included
College Board Meeting1/27/2011 12:30 PM Included Included
College Board Meeting1/13/2011 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Not Available Not Available
College Board Meeting9/9/2010 12:00 PM Not Available Not Available
Retirement Reception for Dr. Wilkin6/17/2010 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM Not Available Not Available
College Board5/6/2010 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Not Available Not Available
College Board3/11/2010 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Not Available Not Available
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