About SVRA

The localities in the Southern Virginia Regional Alliance developed a mission of collaboration to create a strong economy to benefit the citizens of the Southern Virginia Region.

Southern VA Regional Alliance mid-atlantic location

 Board of Directors and Staff

Matt Leonard, Vice Chairman Halifax County IDA Director
Matt Leonard

Executive Director
Halifax County Industrial Development Authority

Telly Tucker, Director of Economic Development Danville VA
Vice Chairman
Telly Tucker

Director of Economic Development
City of Danville

Matt Rowe, Director of Economic Development, Pittsylvania County
Board Member
Matt Rowe

Director of Economic Development
Pittsylvania County

Mark Gignac, Executive Director IALR
Board Member
Mark Gignac
Executive Director
Institute for Advanced Learning and Research


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Board Member
Debbie Foley
Economic Development Director
Patrick County


Linda Green, Executive Director
Executive Director
Linda Green
Southern Virginia Regional Alliance

Pam Patterson

Pam Patterson

Executive Administrative Assistant
Institute for Advanced Learning & Research


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