PVCC Announces College Board Leadership Transition

Charlottesville, Va. – November 4, 2021 – Piedmont Virginia Community College (PVCC) announced a transition to its College Board leadership today, sharing that Chair Dr. Pam DeGuzman has resigned from the position due to personal reasons. DeGuzman represents the City of Charlottesville and will remain on the board as a member. The PVCC Board elected Lola Richardson of Louisa County to serve as chair for the remainder of the term, which runs through June 30,2022. Dr. Charles Dassance from Albemarle County was elected vice chair.

“PVCC thanks Pam DeGuzman for her exemplary service and leadership. Although unable to continue as board chair, we are very pleased that she will remain on the board. I am confident that Lola Richardson and Charles Dassance will provide outstanding leadership during this pivotal time when the College Board engages in a presidential search,” shared PVCC President Frank Friedman.

The Piedmont Virginia Community College Board is an advisory body, serving as a connection between the College and the communities it serves. The PVCC Board is comprised of representatives appointed by the governing boards of the jurisdictions in the College's service region. Learn more at www.pvcc.edu/about-us/college-board.

About Piedmont Virginia Community College
Established in 1972, Piedmont Virginia Community College is a nonresidential two-year institution of higher education that serves Central Virginia – principally, residents of the City of Charlottesville and the counties of Albemarle, Buckingham, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, and Nelson. PVCC is one of 23 community colleges in Virginia that comprise the Virginia Community College System. PVCC is committed to providing access to a college education for all who can benefit, an opportunity for each student to reach her/his potential and excellence in all programs and services. Visit www.pvcc.edu.


Susian Brooks
Director, Marketing and Media Relations
434.961.6574 | sbrooks@pvcc.edu




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