Southwestern Region Employer Advisory Committee

Bristol EAC / Covington EAC / Danville EAC / Galax EAC / Lynchburg EAC / Marion EAC / Norton EAC / Radford EAC / Roanoke EAC / Triad EAC / Wytheville EAC

Bristol EAC

Contact 1: Bristol - Gerald Smith, Manager - (276)642-7350
Bristol EAC Chair

Covington EAC

Contact 1: Covington - Katherine Holcomb, Manager - (540)962-1151
Covington EAC Chair

Danville EAC

Presently the Danville EAC is inactive. 
Employers wishing to provide feedback and input regarding Danville local office services to area employers are asked to contact Chris Pope, Acting Manager, at 434-549-8261 or by email at

Galax EAC

Presently the Galax EAC is inactive.
Contact: Galax - Rebecca Haynes, Acting Manager - (276) 236-9040
Galax EAC Chair
Currently Vacant

Lynchburg EAC

Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of March, June, September, and December at the The Pearson Cancer Center, 1701 Thomson Drive, Lynchburg, 24501 at 11:30am - 1:30pm. Special speakers or programs addressing the concerns of local employers are part of each meeting. For more information contact the VEC office.
Lynchburg - Kimberly Turner-McIvor, Manager - (434) 947-2073

Marion EAC

Contact 1: Marion - Joanie McCleary, Manager - (276)781-7442
Marion EAC Chair

Norton EAC

Norton EAC: Meets the second Thursday of each month. Luncheon meetings begin at 11:30 am, and are held at various locations in the area. Meeting date and time may change when special events are planned. For more information, please contact:
Contact 1: Norton - Gary Hale, Manager - (276)679-9413
Norton EAC Chair
Ms. Vickie Oliver
Morgan McClure Chevrolet
PO Box 1696
Coeburn, VA 24230

FAX: (276)395-6403

Radford EAC

Radford EAC meets quarterly from 7:45 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. For specific meeting dates and location, contact the VEC office.
Contact 1: Radford - Phyllis Connor, Manager - (540)831-4104
Radford EAC Chair
Currently Vacant

Roanoke EAC

Meetings are scheduled for the third Tuesday of every month beginning at 8:30 am. Normal meeting location is the Roanoke Workforce Center.
Contact 1: Roanoke - Katherine Holcomb, Manager - (540) 204-9660
1351 Hershberger Road
Roanoke, VA 24012

Contact 2: Roanoke EAC Chair - Joe Annarino
WDB Youth Council
2325 Brandon Avenue, SW
Roanoke, VA 24015

Triad EAC

Contact 1: Cedar Bluff - Frank Taylor, Manager - (276)964-7464
Triad EAC Chair
Mr. John Knowles
Human Resources Director
Clinch Valley Medical Center
2949 West Front Street
Richlands, VA 24641

(276) 596-6030
FAX: (276) 596-6031

Wytheville EAC

Meetings are held in April, August, and November at The Wytheville Golf Course (1325 West Lee Hwy). The luncheon meetings begin at 11:45am and adjourn at 1:15pm. For specific meeting dates, or more information, contact the VEC office.
Contact 1: Wytheville - Roger Frye, Manager - (276)228-4051
Wytheville EAC Chair
Ms. Gaye Nichols
355 West Main Street
Wytheville, VA 24382

FAX: (276)223-0447