Vice President of the National Capital Region

Steven H. McKnight

Steven McKnight
Steven H. McKnight

The Vice President of the National Capital Region is responsible for the following:

  • Assisting the president and executive vice president and provost in developing and implementing strategic directions for the National Capital Region
  • Improving coordination of services and operations across multiple locations within the region
  • Enhancing the visibility and presence of Virginia Tech and its programs in the National Capital Region
  • Assisting in developing new opportunities for research, instruction and outreach within the region
  • Helping programs develop viable business models for program development within the region
  • Assisting in leveraging the assets of the National Capital Region to faculty on the main campus in Blacksburg

Offices

Regional Administration

  • Sanjay Raman | Associate Vice President
    571-858-3001
  • Nicholas Stone | Director
    571-858-3004
  • Justin Davenport | Director of Information Technology
    571-858-3052
  • Dianka Murphy | Associate Director for Business Management
    571-858-3016
  • Lauren Bulka | Associate Director for Strategic Initiatives
    571-838-3108

Administrative staff

  • Tracie Hase | Executive Assistant
    571-858-3000
  • Ryan Evans | Manager of Facility Operations
    571-858-3009


Continuing and Professional Education

  • Patty Tatro | Associate Director
    571-858-3006


Economic Development

  • Afroze Mohammed | Associate Director of Strategic Alliances
    571-858-3070


Executive Briefing Center

  • Larissa LaCour | Manager
    571-858-3044

Government Relations

  • Chris Yianilos | Executive Director
    571-858-3005


Northern Virginia Center

  • Kenneth Wong | Dean of the Graduate School in the National Capital Region and Director of the Northern Virginia Center
    703-538-8312
  • Philip Skomra | Assistant Director of the Northern Virginia Center
    703-538-8323