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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
Mr. Joe Kerr
Mr. James (Jamey) F. Rector, Jr.

Appointed by Smyth County

Ms. Kimberly R. Clark
Mr. Bill Rush, Chairman

Appointed by Washington County

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

View Upcoming Meetings
MeetingDate/TimeAgendaMinutes
Dedication of the Student Center10/28/2016 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Not Available Not Available
Foundation and College Board Meeting10/27/2016 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Not Available Not Available
College Board Meeting6/12/2016 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Not Available Included
Joseph P. Johnson, Jr. Boardroom Dedication 6/10/2016 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Not Available Not Available
College Board Meeting5/5/2016 12:00 PM Not Available Included
College Board Meeting3/10/2016 12:00 PM Not Available Included
College Board Meeting2/3/2016 12:00 PM Not Available Included
Inauguration of Dr. Gene Couch, Jr.10/23/2015 2:00 PM Not Available Not Available
College Board Meeting9/14/2015 1:00 PM Included Not Available
College Board Meeting7/9/2015 1:00 PM Included Included
College Board Meeting5/7/2015 1:00 PM Included Included
College Board Meeting3/12/2015 1:00 PM Included Included
College Board Meeting11/13/2014 1:00 PM Included Included
College Board Meeting7/10/2014 12:15 PM Included Included
College Board Meeting5/12/2014 12:00 PM Included Included
Public Forum - VHCC Candidate Presentation5/7/2014 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Included Included
College Board Meeting5/1/2014 12:15 PM Included Included
Public Forum - VHCC Candidate Presentation4/25/2014 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Included Included
Public Forum - VHCC Candidate Presentation4/24/2014 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Included Included
Public Forum - VHCC Candidate Presentation4/23/2014 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Included Included
College Board Meeting3/13/2014 12:15 PM Included Included
College Board Meeting11/14/2013 12:15 PM Included 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 Included Included
College Board Meeting5/2/2013 12:15 PM Included Included
College Board Meeting3/21/2013 1:00 PM Included 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
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