Home College Catalog Faculty and Staff

Faculty and Staff


Name and Credential Title
Desmarais, Dr. Rachel President
Edmonds, Dr. Jerry Vice President of Workforce and Community Engagement
Graham, Steven Vice President, Finance and Operations
Pearce, Dr. Christopher Vice President of Institutional Research & Technology
Sepich, Dr. Kim Vice President, Learning, Student Engagement and Success
Tompkins, Kevin Executive Director of Human Resources
Weary, Tanya Executive Director of The VGCC Foundation



Name and Credential Title
Alie, Falastein, B.S., M.S. Instructor of Mathematics
Alston-Thompson, Rene’, B.S., M.Ed Department Chair, Math
Alston, Jemal, B.S., M.B.A., M.S., Ed.S. Instructor of Business Administration
Bailey, Spence, B.S., M.S. Program Head/Instructor, Information Technology
Bamigbade, Christiana, B.S., M.S. Instructor, Mathematics
Barney, Stephen Director, Fire/Rescue and EMS
Bell, Sara, B.A., M.A. Instructor, Humanities
Bhattacharya, Dr. Nikhl, B.S., M.S., Ph. D. Chemistry Instructor
Bishop, Brandon, B.S. Director of BLET/LET
Blair, Anthony, B.S., A.L.M. Department Chair, Science
Bowling, Dr. Brandy, B.S., M.S., Ph. D. Dean of Arts & Sciences
Boyd, Glen, A.A.S. Coordinator/Instructor, Law Enforcement Training
Bryan, Jason, B.A., M.A. Instructor, English
Bullock, David Department Chair, Applied Tech/Program Head, Mechatronics Engineering
Bullock, Georgie Instructor, CDL
Carlson, Matt, A.A.S., B.F.A., M.F.A. Instructor, Art
Carter, Dr. Tracey, B.S., M.S., Ph.D. Program Head, Education/Program Head, Early Childhood Education
Chaves-Smith, Margaret, B.A., M.A. Instructor, Spanish
Christie, Mary Instructor, Biology
Clark, Tony, B.A., M.A. Instructor, Criminal Justice Technology
Clarke, Betty, B.S., M.A. Instructor, English
Coburn, Emily, Diploma Program Head, Cosmetology
Dawes, Yamika, B.S. Instructor, Developmental Math
Debnam, Marque, B.A., J.D. Program Head, Paralegal Technology
Dekle, Tina, M.A. Instructor, Early Childhood Education
Denson, Esther, A.A.S. Cosmetology Instructor
Deville, Phillip, A.A., A.S., B.S., M.S. Instructor, Mechatronics
Devkota, Dr. Ramesh, B.S., M.S., Ph. D. Biology Instructor
Dickens, Antoinette, M.A., Paralegal Certification Department Chair, Public Service, Curriculum Work-Based Learning Coordinator
Dillahunt, Marian, B.A., M.A., M.L.S. Instructor, English
Durham, Alvin, Diploma, A.A.S. Instructor, Electrical Systems Technology
Eller, Kelly Director, Nursing
Epps, James, A.A., B.A., M.B.A/HRM Instructor, Basic Skills WCI
Evans, Wallace, Diploma Instructor, Cosmetology
Farmer, Delton, B.S., M.B.A. Program Head, Business
Felts, Kassie, B.S.N., M.S.N Nursing Instructor
Fischer, Robinette, B.A. Department Chair of Transition, Student Success, and College Transfer
Fleming, Dr. Erica, Pharm.D. Program Head, Pharmacy
Folz, Erin, B.A., M.S. Instructor, Mathematics
Frink, Frankie, B.A., M.Ed. Instructor, English
Garmon, Karen Instructor, Sociology
Garrett, Hollie, MBA Program Head, Office/Medical Office Administration
Gibbs, James, A.A.S. Program Head of Transportation Technologies
Gibbs, Rhonda, Diploma Cosmetology Instructor
Gravel, Charles Luke, A.A.S., B.S., B.A. Program Head, Welding
Grissom, Rose, A.A., B.S., M.B.A. Instructor, Business Administration
Harvey, Jessica, A.A.S., B.S., M.B.A. Instructor, Office Administration
Henderson, Betsy, B.F.A., M.F.A. Department Chair/Instructor, Humanities and Fine Arts
Henderson, Curtis, B.S., M.S. Instructor, English
Holton, Ruth, B.A., M.A. Instructor, English
Hoppe, Michael, A.A., B.S., M.S. Accounting Instructor
Hurt, Leslie, A.A.S., B.A., M.A. Instructor, Sociology
Hyson, Andrea, B.S., M.S. Program Head of Criminal Justice Technology/Public Safety Administration
Jackson, Nancy, A.A.S. Coordinator/Instructor, Cosmetology, Franklin Campus
Kamoru, Dr. Mercedes Medical Assisting Program Head
Lyon, Stewart, B.S., M.S., MBA Program Head of Bioprocess / Biotechnology
McILroy, Brande, B.S.N., M.S.N. Instructor, Nursing
McLeod, Michele, B.S., M.S. Program Head, Human Services Technology
Morgan, Margaret, B.A., M.A. Instructional Designer
O’Geary, Sharon, A.A., A.A.S., B.A., M.Ed., M.S. Instructor, Psychology
Otti, Emmanuel, B.A., M.I.S./M.B.A. Instructor, Computer Education
Pais, Andrew Instructor, Bioprocess / Biotechnology
Parker, Candy, B.S., M.A., M.B.A., Ed.S. Director, Center for Teaching and Learning
Parrott, Leslie Instructor, Nursing
Polk, Dr. Kristie, M.S., Ph. D. Instructor of Psychology
Raza, Dr. Syed Instructor, Information Technology
Rossi, April, B.S., M.A. Instructor, Mathematics
Sanders, Brian Instructor, Business Technologies
Settles, Dr. Daniel, B.A., Ph.D. Instructor, Biology
Southerland, Patrick, B.A., M.S. Instructor, Health/Physical Education
Sparks, Jonathan, B.A., M.S. Dept. Chair of Social Science
Stewart, Rebecca, B.A., M.A. Instructor, Spanish
Talley, Isaac, B.F.A., M.F.A. Instructor, Art
Taylor, Valerie, B.S., M.S. Mathematics Instructor
Terry, Magnolia, A.A.S. Coordinator/Instructor, Cosmetology
Tharrington, Allen, B.S. Instructor, Welding
Thomas, Christal, B.A., M.Ed. Department Chair, Business Technologies
Tillotson, Mark, Diploma, A.G.E. Program Head of Construction Technologies
Twitty, Jamisha, B.S., M.H.S. Clinical Coordinator for Radiography
Whited, Victoria, B.S., M.A. Instructor, History
Wilkerson, R. Kyle, A.A.S. Program Head, Culinary Arts
Wilson, Gregory, B.A., M.A. Instructor, Developmental English
Wolf, Ian, B.A., M.A. Instructor, English
Wyche, David, B. A., M.A. Department Chair/Instructor, English



Name and Credential Title
Abbott, Emily Librarian
Adcock, Kayla Administrative Assistant to Dean of Business & Industry Solutions
Allen, Jennifer Registrar for Continuing Education
Alston, Sherri Director of Admissions & Enrollment Services
Archie, Dorothy Housekeeper
Askew, Keri Senior Staff Accountant
Atkinson, Tiffany Lead Teacher, Child Care Center
Baity, Melissa Director of Financial Aid
Bates, Tim Coordinator of Prison Programs
Bender, Daniel Coordinator of Open Labs
Blalock, Diane Receptionist, South Campus
Bolton, Jessica Lead Teacher, Child Care Center
Boone, James Maintenance Technician
Boyd, Russ Academic Advisor
Brodie, Michael Campus Police Sergeant
Brown Jr., James Customized Training Director
Brown, Miranda Human Resources Assistant
Bullock, Reba Granville Early College Liaison, Career and College Promise Liaison/Advisor
Burch, Bernard Custodian
Burwell, Kyle Dean, Business & Industry Solutions
Chavis, Todd Custodian
Cissel, Courtney Public Information Officer
Colindres, Fredesvinda Assistant Grants Administrator
Cook, James Learning Management System Administrator
Copeland, Sonya Academic Advisor
Cordell, Hilda Cook, Child Care
Cox, Dr. Ramona Associate Vice President, Student Services
Creech, Jennifer Accounting Technician Grants
Cruz, Carlos Admissions and Enrollment Specialist
Curtis, Elvin Coordinator, Occupational Healthcare Programs
Davis, Cathy Counselor and Coordinator of Counseling, Accessibility, & Support Services
Davis, Jennie Librarian
Dillard, Morris Pathway Navigator
Durham, Ja’Lisha Housekeeper
Durham, Lora Outreach & Adult Student Support Coach
Edgerton, Blondelle Director WIOA
Elliott, Lauren Accounting Technician - Student Accounts
Foster-Hill, Willie Mae Receptionist
Foxx, Dr. Krystal Director of Career Services
Franklin, Larry Chief of Police/Director of Public Safety
Gallatin, Teresa Child Care Specialist, Child Care Center
Garrett, Adam Groundskeeper
Goode, Faye Associate Director Financial Aid
Green, Serena Administrative Assistant
Griffin, Martin Maintenance Tech
Grissom, Andy Maintenance Supervisor
Grissom, Thomas Financial Aid Specialist
Hall, Lyndon Dean of K-12 Partnership and Warren Campus
Hanks, Rhonda Child Care Specialist, Child Care Center
Hargrove, Antonio Custodial Coordinator
Hargrove, Bernard Custodian
Hargrove, Frances Housekeeper
Hargrove, Jermiel Coordinator of Student Activities and Athletics
Hargrove, Trudy Administrative Assistant
Harp, Stephanie Administrative Assistant for Plant Operations
Harris, Cedrict Custodian
Harris, Pamela Lead Teacher, Child Care Center
Hawkins, James Academic Advisor
Hicks, Julie Director, Planning and Research
Himmel, Angela Manager, Child Care Center
Howard, Adwanna Director, College and Career Readiness
Hudgins, Faith Administrative Assistant
Humphries, Wyatt Groundskeeper
Hunt, Diane Administrative Assistant for Business, Applied Technologies, & Public Services
Jackson, Jonathon Custodian
Jones, Dafney Financial Aid Specialist
Jones, Sheri Associate Director, The VGCC Foundation
Jones, Teresa Housekeeper
Jordan, Dr. Antonio Dean of Students, Equity, Retention & Success
Kearney, O’Brien Evening Custodial Crew Leader
Layton, Amanda Financial Aid/LRC Assistant
Lewis, Priscilla Purchasing Agent
Luffman, Jennifer Senior Accountant
Makowske, Sita Facilities Coordinator-Civic Center
Martus, Josalyn Registrar
McDaniel, Andrea Coordinator of Institutional Research
McMannen, Mary Accounts Payable Coordinator
Melvin, Christan Student Engagement Specialist
Miller, Denise Personal Enrichment Coordinator
Mitchell, Evangeline Liaison, Franklin Early College High School
Moore, Shambellina Admissions and Enrollment Specialist
Newbern, Lee Systems Administrator
Paschall, John Computer Services Technician
Pegram, Allison Administrative Assistant
Pendergrass, Ashley Webmaster
Pendergrass, Danner Groundskeeper
Perkinson, April Executive Assistant to the President
Perry, Blake Academic Advisor
Perry, Carolyn Director, Small Business Center
Perry, Sharon Housekeeper
Pierce-Cappetta, Veta Director of Advising & College Succcess.
Quick, TaMarsha Admissions and Enrollment Specialist
Ragland, Connie Career and College Promise Liaison
Ragland, Tina Student Engagement Specialist
Ramey, David Custodian
Rice, Christnie Child Care Specialist, Child Care Center
Roberson, Ashley Director of Plant Operations
Robertson, Kimberly Academic Advisor
Robinson, Tyrone Testing Administrator for College and Career Readiness
Rodwell, Elisa Director, Occupational Extension
Royster, Marie Housekeeper
Scott, Bobby Security Officer
Sharpe, Kelvin CDL Coordinator
Simmons, Angela Peterson Dean of Workforce Readiness, Health & Public Safety
Slack, Penny Administrative Assistant for Student Services/Call Center Coordinator
Small, Ricky Technician, Civic Center
Smith, Brenda Telecommunicator/EHS
Smith, Rita Financial Aid/LRC Assistant
Snelling, Jason Coordinator, Academic Skills Center
Spriggs, Alyceia Administrative Assistant
Stainback, Audrey Administrative Assistant
Stegall, Deanna Executive Assistant
Stem, Elaine Director, Library Services
Sumner, Paula Administrative Assistant
Tatum, Matthew Assistant Director of Information Technology
Taylor, Audrey Administrative Assistant
Taylor, Gabrielle Health Sciences Career & Success Coach
Taylor, Kayrn Lead Teacher, Child Care Center
Terry, Toni Human Resources Coordinator
Thomas, Dr. Angela Dean, Health Sciences/Interim Radiography Program Head
Thornton, Randall Academic Advisor
Tolbert, Stephanie Dean of Business, Applied Tech, Public Service
Watson, Maurice Security Officer
Weaver, William Director of Information Technology
Wilcots, Kimberly Outreach & Student Support Coach
Williams, Alicia Executive Assistant
Williams, Dar-Neshia Literacy Education Information Systems (LEIS) Specialist
Williams, Taylor Warren Early College Liaison, Career and College Promise Advisor
Wilson, Kenneth VGCC Grants Administrator
Yancey, Dr. Laurica Dean of Corporate Learning & Professional Development
Yancey, Virginia Accounting Technician