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SVHEC's Response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and Link to Resources
SVHEC is now open to students enrolled in a class and individuals with an appointment.
Email info@svhec.org or TEXT 434-272-8742 for assistance. 
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The Southern Virginia Higher Education Center

Mailing Address: 820 Bruce Street, South Boston, VA 24592
Phone: 434-572-5440 or toll free 1-800-283-0098
Email: info@svhec.org; Fax: 434-572-5462 

To schedule a visit email us at info@svhec.org.

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Contact information for the SVHEC Staff is below alphabetized by last name.

*If you have questions about programs or how to start a program, please email Meagan Owen.       

Adams Dr. Betty Executive Director 434-572-5551 susanwilborn@svhec.org
Brandon Scarlett  Employer Outreach Specialist 434-572-5473 scarlettbrandon@svhec.org
Byrd Virginia  Finance & Student Services Administrator 434-572-5568 virginiabyrd@svhec.org
Cabaniss Dolores Communications Assistant  434-572-5480 dolorescabaniss@svhec.org
Chandler Aaron Manager, IT and Operations 434-572-5561 aaronchandler@svhec.org
Chappell  Alexander Buildings and Maintenance Technician 434-572-5553 alexanderchappell@svhec.org
Clark Quiana CTA Work Based Learning Instructor 434-572-5468 quianaclark@svhec.org
Clayton Charles CTA Mechatronics Instructor 434-572-5471 charlesclayton@svhec.org
Clowdis Scottie IT Academy Trainer 434-572-5447 scottieclowdis@svhec.org
Cole Amy Director, Student & Partner Relations 434-572-5441 amycole@svhec.org
Davis Sekietha Operation Support Technician 434-572-5596 sekiethadavis@svhec.org
Elliott Jerry R&D Center Technician 434-446-1582 jerryelliott@svhec.org
Faulkner Retia Operations Services Coordinator 434-572-5553 retiafaulkner@svhec.org
Ferrell Monshae Custodian   monshaeferrell@svhec.org
Ferri Sandra IT Specialist 434-572-5481 sandraferri@svhec.org
Gooden Jermaine  Trainee Engagement Specialist 434-572-5593 jermainegooden@svhec.org
Gordon Ricky Program Leader, Mechatronics 434-572-5505 rickygordon@svhec.org
Harris-Gayles Hope Associate Director,
Communications & Outreach
434-572-5446 hopegayles@svhec.org
Jackson Dr. Brian Director, Workforce Training Programs 434-572-5475 brianjackson@svhec.org
Kenealy David  Special Assistant to the Executive Director
for Research & Development
434-446-1066 davidkenealy@svhec.org
Lipscomb Natasha Fiscal Technician 434-572-5554 natashalipscomb@svhec.org
Martin Mavis Evening Operations Services Coordinator 434-572-5553 mavismartin@svhec.org
Newton Jeremy IT Specialist 434-572-5472 jeremynewton@svhec.org
Newton Whonda Custodian   whondanewton@svhec.org
Overby Brad R&D Technology Manager 434-446-1584 bradleyoverby@svhec.org
Owen Meagan Coordinator, Learner Success & Engagement 434-572-5566 meaganowen@svhec.org
    Print & Production Lab 434-572-5594  
Robinson Stephanie Career Tech Academy Administrator 434-572-5492 stephanierobinson@svhec.org
Simon-Owens  Dr. Nettie Chief Workforce Development Officer 434-572-5477  nettiesimon-owens@svhec.org
Shotwell Kelly Director, IT Academy@SVHEC 434-572-5660 kellyshotwell@svhec.org
Stevens Catherine Institutional Effectiveness & Grants Administrator 434-572-5559  catherinestevens@svhec.org
Stevens Nelson Director, IT and Operations 434-572-5445  nelsonstevens@svhec.org
Taylor LaVerne Budget and Finance Adminstrator 434-572-5485 lavernetaylor@svhec.org
Terry Brenda Chief Finance & Operations Officer 434-572-5562  brendaterry@svhec.org
Toombs Lily R&D Administrative Support Specialist 434-471-4286 lilytoombs@svhec.org
Vaughan Geoff Program Leader, Welding@SVHEC 434-572-5486 geoffreyvaughan@svhec.org
Walker Chris R&D CAMEE CAD/CAM Technician 434-446-1583 christopherwalker@svhec.org
Ward Judy Coordinator, Volunteer Literacy &
English as a Second Language 
434-572-5449  judyward@svhec.org
Watson Dominique AHEC Outreach Specialist 434-572-5563 dominiquewatson@svhec.org
Wilborn Susan Executive Assistant to the Executive Director  434-572-5551 susanwilborn@svhec.org