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Educational Foundation

Educational Foundation :: About the Foundation

Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors is comprised of an array of hard-working, committed professional and civic leaders who have a true vision for Virginia Western and its connection to the community.

Board Membership

Board Chair William J. Farrell, II
Board Vice Chair Deborah L. Petrine
Board Treasurer Russ Ellett
Board Secretary Tammy Moss Finley
Immediate Past-Chair Neil D. Wilkin, Jr.
Local Board Chair Joyce Kessinger
College President Robert H. Sandel, Ed. D.
Committee Chairs
Chair, Development Committee Barton "Bart" J. Wilner
Chair, Finance & Audit Committee J. David Wine
Chair, Nominating Committee W. Heywood Fralin
Chair, Scholarship & Foundation Grants Committee Edwin "Ed" C. Hall
At-Large Members
  • Abney S. Boxley, III
  • Chris Carey
  • Nicholas C. Conte
  • David Dantlzer
  • Christopher Desimone, Esq.
  • Russ Ellett
  • W. Heywood Fralin
  • Edwin C. Hall
  • Leon P. Harris
  • Joseph Hoff
  • Rick James, P.E.
  • William J. Lemon
  • George W. Logan
  • Mark R. Pace
  • Andrew J. Parker
  • J. Kenneth Randolph
  • Barton J. Wilner
  • J. David Wine
Directors Ex-Officio
  • Nicholas F. Taubman
Directors Emeriti
  • G. Len Boone
  • G. Franklin Flippin
  • William H. Fralin, Jr.
  • John R. Francis, Jr.
  • Stanard F. Lanford
  • Elizabeth W. Payne, Ed.D.
  • John B. Williamson, III
  • Marilyn Herbert-Ashton
    Vice President for Institutional Advancement
    Virginia Western Community College

Educational Foundation Policy Manual

Click here to download the 2018 Educational Foundation Policy Manual (PDF). You will need a password to open the file. If you need the password, please contact Carole Tarrant at .

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Contact Us

Location: Fishburn Hall, F214
Phone: 540-857-7312
TTY: 800-855-2880
All users: 711
Fax: 540-857-6370

Mailing Address:
3093 Colonial Ave. SW
Roanoke, VA 24015


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