An Agency of the Commonwealth of Virginia
Emergency Support Team (VEST) Status Yellow, Monitoring

VEOC Activation Status: Yellow, Monitoring


NamePositionExecutive Profile
State Coordinator's Office
Shawn TalmadgeState Coordinator of Emergency ManagementExecutive Profile
Erin SuttonChief Deputy State CoordinatorExecutive Profile
Sable K. DyerDirector, Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Stephanie AsbellDirector of Human Resources
Karen HostettlerCIO & Director of IT Division
Policy & Communications
Dillon TaylorChief of Staff & Senior Counsel
Lauren OpettDirector of Communications and Chief Agency Spokesperson
Shawn MasonDirector of Facilities and Safety Office
Elantra SpencerPolicy & Project Office - Coordinator
Disaster Operations
John NorthonDeputy State Coordinator for Disaster Services
Jack KingDirector of Regional Support East
Andy JohnDirector of Regional Support West
VacantDirector of Response Programs
NGS Bureau
Dorothy Spears-DeanDeputy State Coordinator for 911 & Geospatial Services
Joe Sewash VGIN Coordinator
Brian CrumplerRegional Outreach Manager (acting)
Financial Management Bureau
Cheryl AdkinsDeputy State Coordinator for Financial Management and Chief Financial Officer 
Jocelyn BagbyDirector of Accounting and Compliance
Heather PayneDirector of Procurement
Robbie Coates Director of Grant Programs
Michelle OblinskyDeputy State Coordinator for the VA Emergency Support Team (VEST)
VacantDirector of Planning
Stephanie HarrisDirector of Training, Education, and Exercise Division (TEED)
VacantDirector of the VA Incident Management Team (COVIMT)
Jennifer MaulDirector of the Operational Coordination Division