Sherwood G. Wilson

Vice President for Administration Sherwood G. Wilson

The Vice President for Administration oversees the Division of Administrative Services which is responsible for providing essential operations functions in support of the university's mission. These include the following:

  • Ensuring proper management of university physical assets
  • Planning, design, construction, maintenance, and operation of the physical plant
  • Managing real estate activities
  • Complying with governmental, environmental, health, and safety regulations
  • Assuring a safe and supportive campus environment
  • Providing essential human resource functions to our university community
  • Maintaining relationships with local government and organization administrators and conducting joint projects with these groups to benefit the university community and surrounding region


Business Services, Human Resources, University Organizational and Professional Development, and Equity and Access

Lisa Wilkes | Associate Vice President for Administration | 540-231-5706

Emergency Management

Michael Mulhare | Assistant Vice President for Emergency Management | 540-231-2438

Environmental Health and Safety

Lance Franklin | Assistant Vice President for Environmental Health and Safety | 540-231-9044

Facilities Services

Chris Kiwus | Associate Vice President and Chief Facilities Officer | 540-231-6291

Police Department

Kevin Foust | Chief of Police and Director of Security  540-231-6411


Administrative Office

Angela T. Kates 
Chief of Staff

Vickie Chiocca
Special Projects Coordinator

Sarah McCoy
Executive Assistant

Laura Neff-Henderson
Director of Communications

Kayla Smith
Associate Director, Finance & Administrative Operations


Contact Us

Mailing address
Division of Administrative Services (0182)
201 Burruss Hall, Virginia Tech
800 Drillfield Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061

540-231-1401 (fax)