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:; Fax: 434-572-5462 

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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
Brandon Scarlett  SoVA CME Project/Marketing Coordinator 434-572-5473
Bishop Ann Associate Director,
Center of Nursing Excellence
Byrd Virginia  Administrative Support Specialist,
Center of Nursing Excellence
Canty Vashon Associate Director, Workforce Advancement 434-572-5488
Chandler Aaron Network Administrator 434-572-5561
Chappell  Alexander Custodian 434-572-5553
Chrystie Kevin Associate Director, R&D Center for Advanced
Manufacturing & Energy Efficiency (R&D CAMEE)
Cole Amy Director, Student & Partner Relations 434-572-5441
Currin Stephanie SVHEC-AHEC Outreach Coordinator 434-572-5563
Davis Sekietha Operation Support Technician 434-572-5596
Elliott Jerry R&D Center Technician 434-572-5509
Ferri Sandra IT Specialist 434-572-5481
Franklin Sierra Graphic Designer 434-572-5594
Gooden Jermaine  Administrative & Program Assistant,
SoVA CME and R&D Center
Gordon Ricky Program Leader, Mechatronics 434-572-5505
Harris-Gayles Hope Associate Director,
Communications & Outreach
Hearns Darrick Help Desk Technician 434-572-5484
Jackson Belon Administrative Support Specialist,
Workforce Advancement
Jones Deloris Workforce Support Specialist 434-572-5593
Kenealy David  Special Assistant to the Executive Director
for Research & Development
Mardre-Garrett Robin Operations & Human Resources Manager 434-572-5487
Martin Mavis Evening Operations Services Coordinator 434-572-5553
Morris Drew Simulation Technologist,
Center of Nursing Excellence
Owen Meagan Workforce Training Resource Specialist 434-572-5566
Simon-Owens  Dr. Nettie Chief Workforce Development Officer 434-572-5477
Shotwell Kelly IT Academy Program Coordinator 434-572-5660
Soyars Will Associate Director, SoVA Center of
Manufacturing Excellence
Stevens Catherine Institutional Effectiveness Specialist 434-572-5559
Stevens Nelson Technology Manager 434-572-5445
Taylor LaVerne Fiscal Technician  434-572-5485
Terry Brenda Chief Finance & Operations Officer 434-572-5562
Vaughan Geoff Program Leader, Welding@SVHEC 434-572-5486
Ward Judy Coordinator, Volunteer Literacy &
English as a Second Language 
Wilborn Susan Executive Assistant to the Executive Director  434-572-5551