Tara Walker, Vice President for Finance and Administrative Services
Glenda D. Haynie, Dean of Research, Effectiveness, and Planning
Dr. Glenda Haynie serves RCC as its Dean of Research, Effectiveness, and Planning and has since July 2011.Dr. Haynie holds the degrees of bachelor of arts in mathematics from Lynchburg College and master of arts in mathematics from Penn State University, in addition to her doctorate, in mathematics education with a minor in statistics, from North Carolina State University.
As well as teaching math at the high school and college level for almost four decades, she has attained National Board Certification in adolescent and young adult mathematics, and has most recently been employed as senior administrator in the evaluation and research department of Wake County Public Schools in Raleigh, North Carolina (the largest school system in its state). A native Virginian, Haynie was born and raised in the Shenandoah Valley, near Staunton.
The Haynies have two grown children, a son and a daughter, both college graduates in math-related fields. In her spare time, Dr. Haynie enjoys needlework, reading, and traveling.
Jason Perry, Interim Vice President of Academic and Workforce Development programs
Jason earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees in education from Old Dominion University and his doctoral degree from Virginia Tech. As a former high school and middle school technology educator, public school administrator, and career/adult education director, his knowledge and experience within K-16 programs including occupational technical training positioned him to become the Vice President for Workforce and Community Development at Rappahannock Community College (RCC) in December 2009. He currently is serving as the Interim Vice President for Academic and Workforce programs. He serves on several workforce-related boards including the Northern Neck Chesapeake Bay Regional Partnership, Peninsula Council Workforce Development board, and the Bay Consortium Workforce Development Board. He also enjoys his membership in the Mathews County Rotary Club.
Jason oversees, in an interim capacity, the academic and workforce programs including the RCC Office of Career and Transition Services, and the RCC Regional Education Consortium. He strongly believes in coupling together academic and workforce certification training to provide greater success and career pathways for students.
Jason lives in Mathews County and has two sons, Mason and Jack. He enjoys boating and fishing on the Chesapeake Bay.
Sarah Pope, Vice President of College Advancement
Sarah Pope serves as the Vice President of College Advancement and leads the efforts of the RCC Educational Foundation. She holds a bachelor of arts in art history from the College of William & Mary, a master of historic preservation from the University of Georgia, and a graduate certificate in nonprofit management from George Mason University.
Sarah has 25 years of experience in non-profit board development, strategic planning, educational programming, and annual fund and capital campaign development. She has worked for national, state, and local institutions that focus on community planning and heritage education, including the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the National Park Service, and the Virginia Main Street Program. Before coming to the College in 2015, Sarah served as the executive director of the Menokin Foundation in Warsaw and developed preservation trades and continuing teacher education classes in partnership with RCC’s Workforce Development unit.
A Middle Peninsula native, Sarah lives in Essex County with her son, daughter, and husband Nathan. She is honored to have the opportunity to make a difference in her community by helping residents access high-quality educational experiences at RCC, preparing them for success as learners, employees, and citizens of the 21st century.
Eric Barna, Interim Assistant Vice President of Instruction
Caroline Stelter, Director of Human Resources
Caroline Stelter serves Rappahannock Community College as the Director of the Human Resources Department, a role that she has filled since January of 2005. In her position, Caroline reports directly to the president and is responsible for implementing policies and procedures for faculty and staff, as well as providing strategic direction and consultation to administrative, professional, teaching faculty, support staff, retirees, and internal and external departmental customers.
Prior to this position, Caroline served Bon Secours Health System in Richmond, Va. from 1998 to 2004.
Caroline earned her BA from the University of Virginia, and her MS from Western Governors University. Caroline is certified both as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) from the Human Resources Certification Institute and a Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) by the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM).
She enjoys watching football, biking, the beach and spending time with her family.
Jeffery Hayman, CIO/IT Manager, Technology