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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

Don Ashley
Donald Bowman, Vice Chair
Beth Rhinehart

Appointed by Smyth County

Gwen Beattie, Chair
Pam Hill

Appointed by Washington County

Dr. Doug Arnold
Charlie Fugate
Dr. Brian Ratliff
Dan Smith

The next meeting is Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024 beginning with lunch at noon, followed by the meeting at 1:00 p.m. in the Boardroom.

We will offer a virtual option via Zoom. Click Here

College Board Meeting2/6/24 1:00PMAgendaNot Included
College Board Meeting11/30/23 1:00PMAgendaNot Included
College Board Meeting8/15/23 1:00PMAgendaNot Included
College Board Meeting5/2/23 1:00PMAgendaVHCC Board Meeting 5-2-23-Approved
College Board Meeting2/7/23 12:00 PMAgendaVHCC Board Meeting 2-7-23-Approved
College Board Meeting11/15/2022 3:00 PMAgendaVHCC Board Meeting 11-15-22-Approved
College Board Meeting8/9/2022 12:00 PMAgendaVHCC Board Minutes 8-9-22-Approved
College Board Meeting5/3/2022 12:00 PMAgendaVHCC Board Minutes 5-3-22-Approved
Special Board Meeting – Executive Committee4/1/2022 9:00 AMAgendaVHCC Special Board Meeting 4-1-22-Approved
College Board Meeting2/1/2022 12:00 PMAgendaVHCC Board Minutes 2-1-22-Approved
College Board Meeting11/02/2021 12:00 PM - 3:00 PMAgendaVHCC Board Minutes 11-2-21-Approved
VHCC Board Meeting08/12/2021 12:00 PM - 3:00 PMAgendaVHCC Board Minutes 8-12-21-Approved
VHCC Board Meeting05/04/2021 12:00 PM - 3:00 PMAgendaVHCC Board Minutes 5-4-21-Approved
College Board Meeting03/09/2021 12:00 PM - 3:00 PMAgendaVHCC Board Minutes 3-9-21-Approved
College Board Virtual Meet & Greet with College Community02/23/2021 2:00 PM - 3:00 PMAgendaNot Included
VHCC College Board Meeting02/04/2021 4:00 PM - 6:00 PMAgendaVHCC Board Minutes 2-4-21-Approved
VHCC College Board Meeting11/10/2020 12:00 PM - 2:00 PMAgendaVHCC Board Minutes 11-10-20-Approved
VHCC College Board Orientation11/10/2020 10:00 AMAgendaVHCC Board Minutes 11-10-20-Approved
VHCC Board Meeting07/14/2020 12:00 PM - 3:00 PMAgendaVHCC Board Minutes7-14-20-Approved

If you would like to see other minutes please contact the President's Office.

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