Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired

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Staff Contact List

Title Employee Name Phone E-Mail Address
Commissioner Raymond E. Hopkins 804.371.3145 Raymond E. Hopkins
Deputy Commissioner, Services Dr. Rick L. Mitchell 804.371.3146 Dr. Rick L. Mitchell
Deputy Commissioner, Enterprises Matt Koch 804.371.3110 Matt Koch
Deputy Commissioner, Administration Wallica Gaines 804.371.3591 Wallica Gaines
Director, Vocational Rehabilitation VACANT    
Director, Instruction Jane B. Ward-Solomon 804.371.3112 Jane B. Ward-Solomon
Director, Services for Children and Youth Caren Phipps 804.625.3972 Caren Phipps
Director, Business Enterprises Matt Koch, Acting 804.371.3110 Matt Koch
Director, Low Vision Services Marge A. Owens 804.371.3344 Marge A. Owens
Director, DeafBlind Services Elizabeth Spiers Voice: 804.325.1282
TTY: 804.371.3133
Elizabeth Spiers
Program Director, Rehabilitation Technology Dr. Peggy Fields 804.371.3776 Dr. Peggy Fields
Director, Rehabilitation Center for the Blind and Vision Impaired Melody Roane 804.371.3323 Melody Roane
Director, Library Resource Center Barbara N. McCarthy 804.371.3661 Barbara N. McCarthy
Plant Manager - Virginia Industries for the Blind - Richmond Van McPherson 804.786.2057 Van McPherson
Plant Manager - Virginia Industries for the Blind - Charlottesville Patricia A. Thomas 434.295.5168 Patricia A. Thomas
Fairfax Regional Manager Timothy M. Brown 703.277.3596 Timothy M. Brown
Staunton Regional Manager Mike Thelk 540.332.7715 Mike Thelk
Roanoke Regional Manager Tom C. Wood 540.561-7442 Tom C. Wood
Bristol Regional Manager Kathy Malone 276.642.7300 Kathy Malone
Richmond Regional Manager Kimberley M. Jennings 804.371.3421 Kimberley M. Jennings
Norfolk Regional Manager Donna Cox 757.466.4163 Donna Cox
Coordinator, Workforce Services Cindy Roberts 804.371.3113 Cindy Roberts
Coordinator, Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities VACANT    
This File Was Last Modified: Wednesday January 06 2016