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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.Ed., Shenandoah University

Wendy Cullen-Lawhorne, Career and Workforce Development Division Assistant Director
M.S. James Madison University

Sharon S. Mullen, Dean of Student Instruction & Principal
B.S., Southeast Missouri State University
M.S., University of Phoenix
Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University

Instructional Faculty (Full-time)

Mark Bartosik, Auto Mechanics Instructor
H. S. Diploma, Trumbull High School
Certificate, United Technical Institute

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

Sonseria (Sonia) D. Costa, Educational Support Services Instructor
B.S., James Madison University

Diane H. Hinch, ETO Instructor and (Business & IT Department Chair)
B.S., James Madison University
M.Ed., Argosy University

David R.Holmes III, Business Support Services Instructor
B.S., University of Mount Olive

William (Matt) M. Hooven, Computer Support Specialist Instructor
B.S., Bluefield College

David Matthews, Utility Instructor
B.S., Christopher Newport College
M.B.A., University of Richmond

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

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

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

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

Summer K. Roach, External Training Option (ETO) Instructor
B.S., Bridgewater College

Sandra (Sandy) J. Rowicki, Student Internship Program (SIP) Instructor
B.A., Mary Baldwin College

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

Stephen (Steve) T. Sweeney, Manufacturing Technology Training (MTT) Instructor and (Manufacturing & Production Department Chair)
B.I.S., James Madison University

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

Instructional Faculty (Part-time)

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

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

Robert (Rob) H. Corbett, Manufacturing Technology Training (MTT) Instructor
A.A., Community College of the Air Force
B.A., American Military University

Cathy C. Crowder, Educational Support Services Instructor
B.S., James Madison University
M.Ed., University of Virginia

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

Janet (Jan) A. Melton, Educational Support Services Instructor
M.Ed., 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

Contact Information

Email: Vocational Training

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

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