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Center for Economic and Community Engagement Advisory Board

Guru Ghosh, Chair, Vice President, Outreach and International Affairs, Virginia Tech

Rosemary Blieszner, Interim Dean, College of Architecture and Urban Studies, Virginia Tech

John Capps, President, Central Virginia Community College

David Devan, Vice President for Economic Competitiveness, Virginia Economic Development Partnership

Kiyah DuffeyDirector, Strategic Initiatives, Fralin Life Sciences Institute, Virginia Tech

Blair Durham, President and Co-Founder, Black BRAND, Hampton Roads Black Chamber

Omar Faison, Associate Vice President for Research, Economic Development, and Graduate Studies, Virginia State University

Deborah Flippo, Economic Development Program Manager, Draper Aden and Associates, Virginia Economic Development Partnership Board Member

Leah Fremouw, Senior Vice President and Director of Community Innovation, Virginia Community Capital

Jon Greene, Associate Director, Strategic Planning and Development, Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science, Virginia Tech

Steve Harrison, Vice President, Business Intelligence & Communications, Hampton Roads Alliance, Immediate Past President, Virginia Economic Developers Association

Edwin Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension

Erik JohnstonPresident and CEO, Virginia Community Action Partnership

Tracy Krauchun, Director of Foundation Relations, LINK, Virginia Tech

Melissa Lubin, Dean, Professional & Continuing Education, Chief Economic Engagement Officer, James Madison University

Elizabeth McClanahan, Chief Executive Officer, Virginia Tech Foundation

Karen Roberto, Executive Director, Institute for Society, Culture and Environment, Virginia Tech

Susan Short, Associate Vice President for Engagement, Virginia Tech

Bob Stolle, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Virginia Innovation Partnership Corporation