group photo of Blue Ridge Community College Board of Trustees

Back row, standing, left to right: William W. Ramsey, Jeremy R. Gibbs (Vice Chair), John C. McCormick, Jr., John B. “Chip” Gould (Chair), Brian I. Weaver, Nathan R. Kennedy and Michael H. Pressley.
Front row, seated, left to right: Betty A. Gash, Lilly Blankenship (SGA President), P. Kelly Leonard, Kathy G. Revis, Richard G. “Duke” Woodhull, Jr., Vivian A. Bolaños, and Laura B. Leatherwood (Blue Ridge Community College President).
Not pictured: Steven R. Dozier and Joshua M. Hallingse

Blue Ridge Community College Board of Trustees

The members of the Blue Ridge Community College Board of Trustees are appointed for four-year terms by various government agencies to provide a balanced representation of the people served by the College. This Board provides oversight for the operation of the College and the administration of local and state policies and statutes. The Board is also responsible for the stewardship of the College’s physical resources and property.

Meeting Schedule

The Board meets on the second Monday of January, March, May, July, September, and November.

Contact Information for the Board of Trustees

180 West Campus Drive, Flat Rock, NC 28731

Appointed by the Governor

  • Ms. Vivian A. Bolaños
  • Dr. Jeremy R. Gibbs, Vice Chair
  • Mr. John C. McCormick, Jr.
  • Mr. Richard G. “Duke” Woodhull, Jr.

Appointed by Henderson County Commissioners

  • Mr. John B. “Chip” Gould, Chairman
  • Mr. Nathan R. Kennedy
  • Mr. P. Kelly Leonard
  • Mr. William W. Ramsey

Appointed by Transylvania County Commissioners

  • Mr. Joshua M. Hallingse
  • Dr. Brian I. Weaver

Appointed by Henderson County Board of Public Education

  • Mr. Steven R. Dozier
  • Ms. Betty A. Gash
  • Mr. Michael H. Pressley
  • Dr. Kathy G. Revis

Blue Ridge Community College President

  • Dr. Laura B. Leatherwood

Student Government Association President

  • Ms. Lilly Blankenship, ex-officio, non-voting
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Board of Trustees Agendas and Minutes

2020 Agendas:

January 13, 2020
March 9, 2020
May 11, 2020

2019 Agendas:
January 14, 2019
March 11, 2019
Mar. 11, 2019 (Retreat)
Mar. 19, 2019 (Special Called)
May 13, 2019
May 30, 2019 (Special Called)
July 8, 2019
Sept. 9, 2019
Nov. 18, 2019

2018 Agendas:
January 8, 2018
March 12, 2018
May 14, 2018
July 9, 2018
Sept. 10, 2018
Nov. 19, 2018

2020 Minutes:

January 13, 2020
March 9, 2020
May 11, 2020

2019 Minutes:
January 14, 2019
March 11, 2019
Mar. 11, 2019 (Retreat)
Mar. 19, 2019 (Special Called)
May 13, 2019
May 30, 2019 (Special Called)
July 8, 2019
Sept. 9, 2019
Nov. 18, 2019

2018 Minutes:
January 8, 2018
March 12, 2018
May 14, 2018
July 9, 2018
Sept. 10, 2018
Nov. 19, 2018