VACE Board

These VACE members also serve on the Board of Directors. Email [email protected] to contact the Board.

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


2021-22 Board Members

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President

Scott Robert
Director of Employer Relations, Lynchburg College

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Immediate Past President

Kimberly Phillips
Director of Career Services, Eastern Mennonite University

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President-Elect

Amanda Grantham 
Associate Director of Web Content, Shenandoah University

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Director of Finance

Megan Eckart
College Recruiter, GEICO

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   Director of Finance-Elect

Carolyn Sutphin
Employer Engagement and Experience Coordinator, Radford University

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Director of Operations 

Debbie Lumpkin
HR Analyst/Internship Program Coordinator, Henrico County

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Director of Marketing & Membership 

Kyle Billeter
Career Coach, John Tyler Community College

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Director of Professional Development

Jenna Rowlands
Assistant Director, Career Commons Supervisor, Old Dominion University

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Director of Technology & Communications

Amanda Tintaya 
Assistant Director for Student Leadership & Activities, Shenandoah University

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Employer Director/ Conference Chair

Katie Beach
Executive & Leadership Coach

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College Director/ Conference Chair

Sherry Talbott
Director of Career Services, Bridgewater College

 

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.