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Virginia FCCLA is sponsored by Family and Consumer Sciences, Division of Career-Technical Education in the Virginia Department of Education. The state office for Virginia FCCLA is located on the campus of Mountain Empire Community College in Big Stone Gap, Virginia.   

For general assistance, including competitive events information:

Deborah Will, State Adviser
phone: (804) 364-2529
Email: debbiewillFCCLA@comcast.net

For assistance with
~ online affiliation
~ chapter ID number
~ creating a new chapter
~ new adviser assistance
please contact:
Kathleen Buchanan
Email: kvcbuchanan@gmail.com
Phone: (540) 348-5377

Helen Fuqua
Family and Consumer Sciences Specialist
Virginia Department of Education James Monroe Building ~ 21st Floor
P.O. Box 2120
Richmond, VA 23218-2120

(804) 225-2826
FAX: (804) 530-4560

E-mail: Helen.Fuqua@doe.virginia.gov

The FCS Specialist serves as the liaison between the student organization and the state Department of Education, oversees the work of the state adviser/s, and serves as program and curriculum adviser to the governing bodies of Virginia FCCLA.





Deborah Will, State Adviser
6245 Greenwick Drive
Glen Allen, VA 23059

(804) 364-2529

Email: debbiewillFCCLA@comcast.net

Primarily responsible for: Competitive Events operations and information, the Virginia FCCLA Board of Directors, the Virginia FCCLA Leadership Foundation, the State Executive Council, national programs implementation and awards, and general communications for the state association

Connie Rhoton, State Adviser
P.O. Box 1409
Gate City, VA 24251

Phone: (276) 698-5154
Fax: (276) 386-7454

Email: crhoton@mecc.edu

Primarily responsible for: State Leadership & Recognition Conference, financial management, website updates, and supervision of Virginia delegation at the National Leadership Conference

Kathleen Buchanan
Membership and Adviser Development Coordinator

4216 Maury River Road

Rockbridge Baths, VA  24473

Phone: (540) 348-5377

Email: kvcbuchanan@gmail.com

Primarily responsible for: affiliation and membership information and assistance, and adviser development and assistance

Allison DuVal, Program Assistant

Phone: (540) 915-4256
FAX: (toll free) (888) 688-7319

Email: virginiafccla@gmail.com

Primarily responsible for: assistance with the State Executive Council, and Virginia FCCLA Facebook and social media