VACE Board

These VACE members also serve on the Board of Directors. Feel free to contact any of the board members if you have questions.

Minutes from board meetings are available to members once they login, under Member Resources.


2021-22 Board Members

 Scott Robert Headshot

President

Scott Robert
Director of Employer Relations, Lynchburg College
[email protected] 

 Kimberly Phillips Headshot

Immediate Past President

Kimberly Phillips
Eastern Mennonite University
[email protected]

Amanda Grantham Headshot

President-Elect

Amanda Grantham 
Assistant Director of Career and Professional Development, Shenandoah University 
[email protected] 

Director of Finance

Megan Eckart
College Recruiter, GEICO
[email protected]

   Director of Finance-Elect

Carolyn Sutphin
Employer Engagement and Experience Coordinator, Radford University
[email protected]

Director of Operations 

Debbie Lumpkin
  Henrico County Department of Human Resources 
[email protected]

 

Director of Marketing & Membership 

Kyle Billeter
University of Richmond 
[email protected]

 

Director of Professional Development

Jenna Rowlands
Old Dominion University
[email protected]

Director of Technology & Communications

Amanda Tintaya 
Assistant Director for Student Leadership & Activities, Shenandoah University 
[email protected] 

 

    Employer Director/    Conference Chair

Katie Beach
Organization
[email protected]

Sherry Talbott Headshot

College Director/ Conference Chair

Sherry Talbott
Director of Career Services, Bridgewater College
[email protected]

 

VACE Committees and Committee Chairs

For a listing of those involved in VACE Committees, visit our Committees page.


VACE Leadership:

For an organizational chart of VACE Board Members and Committees, click here.

Our 2021-2022 VACE Elections took place June 2021. The VACE Executive Board elected members for the positions of President-Elect, Director of Finance-Elect, Director of Professional Development, Director of Marketing and Membership, Employer Director, and College Director. 

2022-2023 VACE Elections will take place starting in May or June 2022. Email [email protected] if you have interest in becoming a Board member.


Board Position Descriptions:

If you are interested in serving on the VACE Board and have questions about any of the board positions, please contact a current board member. If you have any updates to position descriptions please email [email protected] with your corrections.

President

The President shall serve a one (1) year term and preside at all meetings of the membership; shall chair meetings of the Board; shall arrange for annual financial review; shall recommend to the Board for approval successors to fill unexpired terms of Board members; shall present an annual proposed budget to the Board for approval.

Immediate Past President

The Immediate Past President shall serve a one (1) year term in which he/she will Chair the Nominations Committee; Co-chair the Strategic Planning Committee; and serve as liaison to Site Selection.

President-Elect

The President-Elect shall serve a one (1) year term and perform all duties of the President at his/her request and shall fill the unexpired term of the office of President should it become vacant. The President-Elect serves as Co-Chair of Strategic Planning Committee.

Director of Finance

The Director of Finance shall serve a two (2) year term and shall maintain a record of all corporation financial business including revenue, expenses, other monies, as well as annual tax requirements and shall present the approved annual budget to the membership.

Director of Finance-Elect

The Director of Finance-Elect shall serve a one (1) year term and perform all duties of the Director of Finance at his/her request and shall fill the unexpired term of the office of Director of Finance should it become vacant.

Director of Operations

The Director of Operations shall serve a two (2) year term and handle all official correspondence; keep official minutes of meetings of the Board; and annually review the Articles of Incorporation and By-laws and present revisions for approval to the Board.

Director of Marketing & Membership

The Director of Marketing and Membership shall serve a two (2) year term and shall serve as liaison to the Marketing and Membership Committee.

Director of Professional Development

The Director of Professional Development will serve a two (2) year term and serve as the liaison to the Professional Development Committee and its subcommittees.

Director of Technology & Communications

The Director of Technology & Communications shall serve a two (2) year term and will serve as liaison to the Technology & Communications Committee. Also serves as Web Content Manager or liaison to the Web Content Manager.

College Director & Employer Director

There shall be two (2) elected Directors who shall serve for a staggered two (2) year term. The College Director and the Employer Director shall serve as representatives of their respective constituents. Both also serve as conference co-chairs.