The VCCA office is open Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.
General Contact Information:
154 San Angelo Drive
Amherst, Virginia 24521
Contact the Staff
Joy Petersen Heyrman, Executive Director
Sheila Pleasants, Deputy Director/Director of Artists' Services
Carol O'Brien, Assistant to the Director and Board Secretary
Emily Joseph, Director of Individual Giving
Kirsten McKinney, Director of Communications
Dana Jones, Assistant Director of Artists' Services
Kimberley Stiffler, Development and Program Associate
Beatrice Booker, Office Manager /Artists' Services Associate
Contact a Fellow in Residence
To reach a Fellow in residence, please call 434-946-0219. The best time to call is between 6 and 7 p.m.
Emergency Contact Information
In case of an emergency during the week, you may leave a message for a Fellow by speaking to a staff member in the office.
Emergency Numbers (non-business hours)
Resident Director, David Garratt
If no answer, call 434-851-7318
Please do NOT use the phone numbers below for VCCA business or for non-emergencies that can wait until the office opens the next business day. Thank you for your courtesy.
Sheila Pleasants: 434-946-7547