During their June meeting, the Danville Community College board selected its new leaders for the 2019-2020 fiscal year.
Carlyle Wimbish, a representative from Halifax County, began his term as board chair on July 1.
Telly Tucker, representing the city of Danville, began his term as vice chair that same day.
Wimbish, who joined the college board two years ago, is a retired high school business and education teacher and also served as an alumni director at a North Carolina college, headmaster at a Virginia private school and president of a wholesale grocery firm and a retail paint firm.
He was formerly licensed as a real estate and insurance agent.
Wimbish most recently worked as director of a small business center in the North Carolina Community College System and a business development center/incubator that he developed.
Wimbish serves on numerous other boards, including the Virginia Rural Center, and he formerly served two four-year terms on the Southside Virginia Community College Board and two three-year terms on the Hargrave Military Academy Board of Trustees.
Tucker, who serves as director of Danville’s Office of Economic Development, joined the DCC board in 2015.