Local College Board

City of Hampton

  • Mr. Robert Harper
  • Ms. Deborah Reese
  • Mr. Leondard Sledge
  • Dr. Vince Warren

Newport News

  • Ms. Izabela M. Cieszynski
  • Mr. Michael F. Kuhns
  • Mr. John W. McMillan, Jr.
  • Mr. Augustus Owens

James City County

  • Mr. Bruce Goodson
  • Mr. Scott VanVoorhees

Poquoson

  • Mr. Allan Melton

York County

  • Dr. Perry L. Showalter
  • Ms. Elizabeth S. Tai

City of Williamsburg

  • Dr. Joyce M. Jarrett

Board Mission Statement

The mission of the Thomas Nelson Community College Board is to serve as a liaison between the college President, Community, and the Virginia State Board for Community Colleges; and to perform the duties and responsibilities assigned by the Virginia State Board for Community Colleges.

Board Vision Statement

The Thomas Nelson Community College Board will be an advocate within the local and state communities to secure support and resources for Thomas Nelson.

Contact Us

To contact members of the College Board, write to the individual Board member c/o

Office of the President
Thomas Nelson Community College
99 Thomas Nelson Community College
P.O. Box 9407
Hampton, Virginia 23670

  • Mr. John W. McMillan, Jr., Chair
  • Mr. Bruce Goodson, Vice Chair
  • Dr. John T. Dever, College Board Secretary, President
  • Ms. Sabrina Elliott, College Board Assistant Secretary