The Southwest Virginia Workforce Development Board is located in the beautiful coalfields of the Appalachian mountains of Southwest Virginia. The SWVA WDB represents Virginia’s Workforce Area One and encompasses the communities of Buchanan, Dickenson, Lee, Russell, Scott, Tazewell, and Wise Counties, as well as, the City of Norton. Although it is a predominantly rural area, there is significant industrial development and business presence.
The Southwest Virginia Workforce Development Board is committed to helping improve the lives of people in this area, by assisting individuals in obtaining employment and furthering their career skills.
Aleta Spicer - Executive Director Sarah Bundy - Finance Manager
(276) 883-4034 (276) 889-8145
Tiffanie Goff - SWVA Workforce Centers Manager
Rachel Patton - Assistant Director / Director of Business Services
Amanda Helton - Administrative Manager
Jason Sartin - Business Services Outreach Coordinator
Stephen Mullins - Business Services Small Business Coordinator
Rita Perkins - Workforce Navigator, Pathways to the American Dream
Nick Childers - Financial Empowerment Coordinator
Debbie Whitt - One Stop Center Receptionist