Virginia Highlands Community College Board
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.
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.
Meet our board members:
Appointed by the City of Bristol
Donald Bowman, Vice Chair
Appointed by Smyth County
Gwen Beattie, Chair
Appointed by Washington County
Dr. Brian Ratliff
Dr. Doug Arnold