New officers and board members announced
Nominate Outstanding Young Alumni
Short features about alumni
Class Notes

New officers and board members announced

New Virginia Tech Alumni Association President John Rocovich Jr. '66 (GBUS), President-Elect Mary Virginia "Prim" Jones '62 (ME), and Vice President Eddie F. Hearp '65 (BAD), have begun one-year terms.

Rocovich, also a member of the board of visitors, is an attorney with Gardner, Moss & Rocovich in Roanoke. He chaired the major gifts committee for the Campaign for Virginia Tech and is on the College of Engineering Committee of 100. He has served as president of the Virginia Tech Foundation, on the board of the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets Alumni Foundation, and as chair of the advisory council of the College of Business. He is a trustee of Mary Baldwin College and on the boards of Wachovia and the Virginia College Fund.

Jones, technical director at Atlantic Research Corp., has served on the board of visitors, on the College of Engineering Committee of 100, and as head of advisory boards for the College of Engineering, the Department of Mechanical Engineering, and continuing education. She has received the College of Engineering Distinguished Alumni Award and the University Distinguished Achievement Award.

Hearp, president of National Financial Services, Inc. in Roanoke, is a former president of the Roanoke Valley Alumni Chapter, on the board of the Virginia Tech Athletic Fund, and a member of the Ut Prosim Society. He is a past president of the Renew Roanoke Campaign for Hotel Roanoke and is on the board of Valley Bank. He co-chaired the Roanoke Valley Campaign for Virginia Tech.

The seven newly elected board members are Patricia Brown '74 (ENG), Centreville; Graham Lilly '60 (PAD), Port Republic; Stephanie McClellan '85 (COMM), Herndon; Jay Reynolds '88 (MKTG), Martinsville; Jesse Richardson '84 (AGEC), Winchester; Paul Saunders '54 (AGE), Piney River; and Laurie Wright '96 (FOR), Blackridge. Two alumni were re-elected -- Robert D. Hull '78 (AGRN), Falls Church, and William E. Jamerson '56 (BC), Appomattox.

Back to Contents

Home | News | Features | Research | Philanthropy | President's Message | Athletics | Alumni | Classnotes | Editor's Page