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Faculty

Full and part-time faculty of the Vocational Training Department meet or exceed the qualifications for their position through a combination of education, experience, and demonstrated competencies appropriate to their area(s) of responsibility. Administrators and instructors are required to possess and maintain appropriate administrative and/or teaching licensures and endorsements, in accordance with Virginia’s Licensure Regulations for School Personnel. Current teaching licenses are maintained in the WWRC Human Resources Services Office, with copies and interim certification records maintained in the Vocational Services Division Administration Office.

Administrative Faculty

James E. Hall, Career and Workforce Development Division Director
B.S., Radford University
M.S.Ed., Shenandoah University

Lance Moran, Career, Technical, and Adult Education (CTAE) Supervisor
B.A., James Madison University
M.A., James Madison University
Endorsement in Administration, University of Virginia

Becky Bowden, Educational Support Services (ESS) Supervisor
B.A., University of North Carolina Wilmington
M.A.T., Mary Baldwin College
M.S.Ed., Shenandoah University

Vocational Faculty (Full-time)

Susan (Sue) R. Britt, Food Service Instructor
B.S., James Madison University

Megan Daniel, Materials Handling Instructor  
B.S., Eastern Mennonite University M.A.T., James Madison University

Bob Hall, Auto Mechanics Instructor
ASE Certified Master Automotive/Diesel/Commercial Vehicle Technician

Owen Keefer, Information Technology Instructor 
B.S., James Madison University M.A., Pacific Lutheran University Ph.D., George Mason University

Stephen (Steve) E. McGuffin, Materials Handling Instructor
B.A., Bridgewater College

Pamela K. Moore, RN, Health Occupations Instructor (Services & Trades Department Chair)
A.A.S., Western Wyoming Community College

Lawrence (Larry) H. Rios, External Training Option (ETO) Instructor
M.S., Buffalo State College

Joey Rodriguez, Materials Handling Instructor
H.S. Diploma, Wilson Memorial High School

Kimberly (Kim) M. Spilman, RN, Health Occupations Instructor
A.A.S., Piedmont Virginia Community College

Melissa Talley, External Training Option (ETO) Instructor
B.S., James Madison University

Jeffrey (Jeff) S. Waite, Business Support Services Instructor
B.S., Empire State College
M.S.Ed., Walden University

David Woolston, Manufacturing Technology Training (MTT) Instructor (Manufacturing & Production Department Chair)
B.S., Penn State University M.A., Assemblies of God Theological Seminary

Monica Zinn, Materials Handling Instructor 
B.A., Eastern Mennonite University  M.A.T., Mary Baldwin University

Vocational Faculty (Part-time)

Al L. Clausen, External Training Option (ETO) Instructor
James Madison University

Douglas (Doug) C. Shoemaker, Materials Handling Instructor
B.A., Hamilton College

Arthur D. (A.D.) Strickland, Food Service Instructor
B.S., James Madison University
M.Ed., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Educational Support Services (ESS) Faculty (Full-time)

Cassandra (Cassie) L. Buracker, Materials Handling
H.S. Diploma, Buffalo Gap High School

Kristen Daughtrey, Manufacturing Technology Training (MTT)
B.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Pamela (Pam) Foster, Culinary Skills/Food Service 
B.S., James Madison University

Clay Gordon, Information Technology
B.S., Kaplan University

Anne (Annie) Hanger, Job Seeking Skills
B.A., Manna University

David R. Holmes III, Utility Instructor
B.S., University of Mount Olive

Jale H. Ramsey, Testing Coordinator (ESS Department Chair)
B.S., Penn State University  M.Ed., Old Dominion University

Sandra (Sandy) J. Rowicki, Health Occupations
B.A., Mary Baldwin College

Joey Soltis, Student Internship Program (SIP)
B.S., James Madison University

Educational Support Services (ESS) Faculty (Part-time)

Trinity Byerly, Media Center
B.A., University of Lynchburg

Teresa (Tea) H. Howell, Career Readiness Certificate (CRC) Lab
B.S., James Madison University

Janet (Jan) A. Melton, Assessment Specialist
M.Ed., James Madison University


Contact Information

Email: Vocational Training

Phone: 800-345-9972, Ext. 7383 or 540-332-7383 | TTY 800-811-7893


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