Interim Studies & Commission Listings

Southwest Virginia Health Authority

  • Description: The Authority may acquire, construct, equip, establish, improve, maintain, and/or operate hospitals or health centers and may condemn property and issue bonds and other obligations for such purpose.
  • Staff Contact:

    Delilah McFadden, Delilah.Long@vdh.virginia.gov, 276-415-3367

All members appointed by Speaker of the House. Appointment coincident with House term.
House Members:
Name
The Honorable Roslyn C. Tyler
The Honorable Sam Rasoul
All members appointed by Senate Committee on Rules. Appointment coincident with Senate term.
Senate Members:
Name
The Honorable A. Benton Chafin Jr.
The Honorable Todd E. Pillion
Citizen Members:
Name Representing Appointed By Term
9 Citizens By Statute  
Additional Members: Citizens members include a representatives from Buchanan, Dickenson, Lee, Russell, Scott, Tazewell, Wise, Smyth, and Washington Counties, the Cities of Norton and Bristol, and Lonesome Pine Hospital. Citizen members also include the Executive Director of Coalfield Economic Development Authority, the Chief Executive Officer of Norton Community Hospital, the Chief Executive Officer of Virginia Community Healhcare Association, the Chief Executive Officer of Russell County Medical Center, the District Health Director of Cumberland Plateau Health District, the District Health Director of LENOWISCO Health District, the Dean of the University of Virginia School of Medicine, the Dean of School of Dentistry at MCV, the Chancellor of the University of Virginia's College at Wise, the Dean of Lincoln Memorial University- DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine, Chairman of Board of Southwest Virginia Graduate Medical Education Consortium, the Chief Executive Officer of the Clinch Valley Medical Center, the President of the East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine, the President of Frontier Health, the President of the University of Appalachia College of Pharmacy, and the President of the Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Membership and Term Information:
Max # House: 2 Appointment Coincident With House Term? YES
Max # Senate: 2 Appointment Coincident With Senate Term? YES
Max # Citizens: 9
Max # Ex Officio: 0
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