President's Cabinet

Dr. John Donnelly, vice president for instruction and student services



Dr. John R. Donnelly       
Vice President for Instruction and Student Affairs



Dr. Donnelly's Bio

John R. Donnelly currently serves as Vice President for Instruction and Student Services at Piedmont Virginia Community College in Charlottesville, Virginia. He was appointed Vice President in February 2010. In that role he serves as the college’s Chief Academic and Student Affairs Officer, providing leadership and administrative oversight of academic, workforce, and student development programs and services.

Prior to his current appointment, he served as Provost/Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs at Massachusetts Bay Community College in Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts. He previously served as Dean of Instruction at the Locust Grove Campus of Germanna Community College in Fredericksburg, Virginia. John started his career in higher education as an adjunct instructor of history at Germanna Community College, and he served full-time there as an Associate Professor of History. He has also been a member of the adjunct faculty in the History Department at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia, and a member of the adjunct faculty at Middlesex Community College in Bedford, Massachusetts. He has taught as an adjunct faculty member in the School of Education and Human Development at the University of Virginia.

John has a bachelor’s degree in French from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, and a bachelor’s degree in history from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. He holds a master’s degree in history focusing on pre-modern Europe from Virginia Commonwealth University. He holds a Ph.D. in higher education administration from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Josh Fitzpatrick, CIO


Josh Fitzpatrick        
Associate Vice President for Technology Services, CIO




Mr. Fitzpatrick's Bio

Josh Fitzpatrick has been the Associate Vice President for Technology Services and Chief Information Officer at PVCC since May 2022. He supports the innovative use of technology for all college initiatives and oversees the Technology Services department, including infrastructure and Enterprise support, along with the PVCC technical helpdesk.

He grew up in Louisa County and has over 17 years supporting the use of technology in public education, having held positions at Louisa County Public Schools, James Madison University, the University of Virginia, and multiple colleges within the Virginia Community College system. Josh has also served as an adjunct instructor within the BMT division at PVCC.

Josh is an alumnus of PVCC, earning his A.S. in Business Administration in 2006. He earned his B.S. in Business Administration from Old Dominion University in 2008, along with an Information Security M.B.A. from James Madison University in 2018.

Scott Jefferies, VP of Finance and admin services



Dr. Scott Jefferies       
Vice President of Finance and Administrative Services


Dr. Jefferies' Bio

Dr. Scott L. Jefferies has more than 23 years of leadership, administrative, and teaching experience. Prior to joining Piedmont Virginia Community College as the Vice President for Finance and Administrative Services in April 2023, he served as the Associate Vice President of Finance at Wytheville Community College in Wytheville, VA. Prior to joining Wytheville Community College in November 2021, he was the superintendent for Wythe County Public Schools, serving in this leadership role beginning in July 2018. He previously served as the superintendent for Lexington City Schools in Virginia from 2015-2018. Dr. Jefferies also has experience as an adjunct professor, assistant superintendent, supervisor of secondary schools, high school principal, middle school principal, elementary school principal, high school assistant principal, and secondary math teacher.  

Dr. Jefferies has a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics from Mount Union College; a Master's degree in Sports Management/Physical Education from Old Dominion University; an Education Specialist degree in Educational Leadership and Administration from George Washington University; and received his Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. 


Brittany Resmann, Director of Institutional Research, Planning, and Institutional Development



Brittany Resmann       
Associate Vice President of Institutional Research, Planning, and Institutional Effectiveness



Ms. Resmann's Bio

Brittany Resmann has been serving as PVCC’s Director of Institutional Research, Planning, and Institutional Effectiveness since October 2021. Her duties include leading institutional research, strategic planning, assessment, institutional effectiveness, and serving as the SACSCOC Accreditation Liaison. Ms. Resmann came to PVCC after 10 years in Institutional Effectiveness and Research at Seminole State College of Florida. At Seminole State, she provided leadership and support across the institution in accreditation, assessment, planning, and data-driven decision making. In addition to her experience in Institutional Research, she has over 10 years of community college teaching experience as an adjunct faculty member. Ms. Resmann holds a BA in History and Political Science and a MA in Political Science from the University of Central Florida.


Harry Stillerman, Vice President of Institutional Advancement and Development



Harry Stillerman       
Vice President for Institutional Advancement and Development



Mr. Stillerman's Bio

Harry Stillerman currently serves as the Vice President for Institutional Advancement and Development at Piedmont Virginia Community College (PVCC) and the Executive Director of the PVCC Educational Foundation. In this capacity, Mr. Stillerman has oversight of the College’s fundraising and development activities, marketing and communications, and grants development and administration. Prior to joining PVCC in 2016, Mr. Stillerman held development and fundraising positions with Guilford Technical Community College, Mitchell Community College, and Foundation for The Carolinas; and worked in retail and small business banking with Branch Banking and Trust and First Citizens Bank. Mr. Stillerman holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Richmond and an M.A. in Community College Administration from Lenoir-Rhyne University.

Teresa Willis       
Interim Associate Vice President of Human Resources/Chief Human Resources Officer