Corporate Advisory Board

The Thomas Nelson Community College Corporate Advisory Board recommends policy to the Vice President for Workforce Development and guides workforce planning and activities for TNCC workforce operations including:

  • Business Development and Corporate Training
  • Workforce Training and Continuing Education
  • Workforce Services and Cooperative Education
  • Peninsula Workforce Development Center

The Board assists the College in assuring that TNCC corporate programs and services are demand-driven and meet the current and emerging needs of Peninsula businesses.


Mary Mayer
Vice President of Human Resources
Advex Corporation

Sheila Woolwine
Senior Human Resources Director
Avid Medical

Rhonda Bunn
Human Resources Manager
Canon, Virginia Inc.

LaSandra H. Owens
Human Resources Manager
Easterline Pressure Systems

Bob Baker
Plant Manager
Howmet

Sandy Burns
Human Resources Manager
Liebherr Mining Equipment

Stewart Harris
Director Manufacturing Operations
NASA Langley

Mike Lindsey
Human Resources Director
Continental Automotive AG

Sybil Wheatley
Human Resources Director
W.M. Jordan

Dr. James H. Hughes
Manager Training (Academics) The Apprentice School
Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding-Newport News

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