RHEC Leadership

Kay Dunkley – Executive Director
Carla James – Senior Director of Academic & Student Services
Lori Van Curen – Director of Finance & Administration
Jeremiah McMillan – Director of Facility Services


Board of Trustees

Institutional Members

Melissa M. Lubin – James Madison University
Andrew R. Casiello – Old Dominion University
Timothy L. Channell – Radford University
Annette M. Lewis – T.A.P./This Valley Works
Kevin A. Harris – Virginia Commonwealth University
Susan Short – Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
Jennifer Pittman – Virginia Western Community College

State Agency Members

Lee Andes – State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
Robert H. Sandel – Virginia Community College System

Members appointed by the Virginia General Assembly

John S. Edwards – Senate of Virginia
Sam Rasoul – Virginia House of Delegates

Members appointed by the Governor of Virginia

Elda Stanco Downey – Roanoke, VA
Katherin Elam – Roanoke, VA
G. Lyn Hayth III – Troutville, VA
Shatenita Horton – Roanoke, VA
Tracy Harper Nester – Roanoke, VA


Roanoke Higher Education Authority Board of Trustees Meetings

Meetings are held at the Roanoke Higher Education Center.

Upcoming Meetings

Executive Committee

Thursday, November 17, 2022, at 2:00 p.m.

Full Board

Wednesday, December 7, 2022 at 12:00 p.m.

Meeting Recordings

Meeting Minutes

Previous Board of Trustees Meetings

Previous Executive Committee Meetings