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NRCC Board

Mr. Steven E. Harvey Mr. Steven E. Harvey, Chair (From Radford)
Radford City resident Steven Harvey holds a bachelor of science degree from Radford University, where he majored in Biology and Chemistry and minored in Mathematics. ... more ››

Mr. Jim Loux Mr. Jim Loux, Vice Chair (From Pulaski County)
Recent NRCC board addition Jim Loux, of Pulaski County, is president of Allegheny Logistics Group, located at the New River Valley Airport in Dublin. In conjunction with his work there, he is a member of the National Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Association of America. ... more››

Dr. Charlie White Dr. Charlie White, Secretary (NRCC Interim President)
Dr. Charlie White is serving as interim president of New River Community College after the retirement of Dr. Jack Lewis in December. ...
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Floyd County

Michael PattonMr. Michael Patton
Floyd County resident Mike Patton is currently an intake eligibility worker for the Montgomery County Department of Social Services. Patton also serves his community as a member of the Floyd Town Council and as chair of the New River Valley Planning District. ... more ››

Mrs. Karen T. ThompsonMrs. Karen T. Thompson
Karen Thompson of Floyd is the administrator of the Blue Ridge Nursing Center in Stuart, where she is responsible for the daily operations of the long-term, skilled and dementia care facility. ... more ››

Giles County

Dr. Douglas MartinDr. Douglas Martin
Dr. Douglas D. Martin of Newport is director emeritus of Virginia Tech’s university benefits programs and employee services. He came to the position from another at Virginia Tech – agency records administrator. ... more ››

Mr. James A. Riffe Mr. James A. Riffe
James A. Riffe, Jr. of Narrows is the general manager and licensed funeral director for Riffe’s Funeral Service, Inc., in Narrows, and is also owner and creative director of AdVantage CineMedia, LLC, a part-time HD video and digital audio production agency based in Giles County. ... more ››

Montgomery County

Dr. Sue G. Thacker Dr. Sue Thacker
Dr. Sue G. Thacker is a resident of Riner and has been a registered nurse since 1971. Thacker’s dedication to health care began with a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from the University of Virginia in 1971, followed in 1983 by a Master of Science degree from Radford University. In 1996, she received her doctorate from American Holistic College of Nutrition in Birmingham, Alabama with an emphasis on holistic nutrition. ... more ››

Mrs. Barbara StraubMrs. Barbara Straub
Blacksburg resident Barbara Ann Boyle Straub is a long-time teacher and former Peace Corps member. She has worked for school systems in Pennsylvania and Michigan and, most recently, Montgomery County from which she retired after 37 service in education. Her tenure in Montgomery County ... more ››

Mr. Brian KittsMr. Brian Kitts
Brian L. Kitts, of Christiansburg, is the principal of Blacksburg High School (BHS). His career in education began as a teacher at Kipps Elementary School in Blacksburg in 2002, and he has since served as principal of Kipps, assistant principal of Eastern Montgomery High School, ... more ››

Pulaski County

Mr. Lane Penn
Mr. Lane Penn
Lane Penn is a retired construction inspector born and raised in Pulaski County. He studied electronics and engineering at Bluefield State College before heading off to spend two years in the Army as a paratrooper. ... more ››

Mr. Benny Keister Mr. Benny Keister
Benny Keister is a retired teacher, coach and guidance counselor with a master’s degree in guidance counseling from Radford University. ... more ››


Dr. Jack BrockwayDr. Jack Brockway
Dr. Jack W. Brockway, III is an associate professor of physics at Radford University. Prior to his work at RU, Brockway was an assistant professor of physics at State University of New York at Oswego. ... more ››

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