Skip to main content

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 

schedule a visit button contact our partners

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  Employer Engagement Specialist 434-572-5473
Byrd Virginia  Program Coordinator,
Center of Nursing Excellence
Cabaniss Dolores Communications Assistant  434-572-5480
Chandler Aaron Network Administrator 434-572-5561
Chappell  Alexander Buildings and Maintenance Technician 434-572-5553
Clowdis Scottie IT Academy Trainer 434-572-5447
Cole Amy Director, Student & Partner Relations 434-572-5441
Coyote-Newton Whonda Custodian
Davis Sekietha Operation Support Technician 434-572-5596
Elliott Jerry R&D Center Technician 434-572-5509
Faulkner Retia Operations Services Coordinator 434-572-5553
Ferrell Monshae Custodian
Ferri Sandra IT Specialist 434-572-5481
Gooden Jermaine  Trainee Engagement Specialist 434-572-5593
Gordon Ricky Program Leader, Mechatronics 434-572-5505
Harris-Gayles Hope Associate Director,
Communications & Outreach
Jackson Dr. Brian Director, Workforce Training Programs 434-572-5475
Kenealy David  Special Assistant to the Executive Director
for Research & Development
Lipscomb Natasha Fiscal Technician 434-572-5554
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
Newton Jeremy IT Specialist 434-572-5472
Overby Brad R&D Technician
Owen Meagan Workforce Training Resource Specialist 434-572-5566
    Print & Production Lab 434-572-5594  
Robinson Stephanie Career Tech Academy Administrator 434-572-5492
Simon-Owens  Dr. Nettie Chief Workforce Development Officer 434-572-5477
Shotwell Kelly Director, IT Academy@SVHEC 434-572-5660
Stebbins Ryan Graphic Designer 434-572-5594
Stevens Catherine Institutional Effectiveness Specialist 434-572-5559
Stevens Nelson Technology Manager 434-572-5445
Taylor LaVerne Budget and Finance Adminstrator 434-572-5485
Terry Brenda Chief Finance & Operations Officer 434-572-5562
Vaughan Geoff Program Leader, Welding@SVHEC 434-572-5486
Walker Chris R&D CAMEE CAD/CAM Technician 434-572-5663  
Ward Judy Coordinator, Volunteer Literacy &
English as a Second Language 
Wilborn Susan Executive Assistant to the Executive Director  434-572-5551