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If you have an emergency, contact 911.

Post safety is enhanced when the VMI community recognizes indicators of potential concern and shares this information with the Threat Assessment Team (TAT) in a timely manner. To refer a behavior or situation of concern to the Threat Assessment Team, contact one of the members listed below:

  • Chief Michael Marshall, Chief of VMI Police Department; marshallml@vmi.edu; 540-464-7017
  • Lt. Col. Rich Parella, Director, Human Resources; parellara@vmi.edu; 540-464-7322
  • Col. Dallas Clark, Director, Finance, Administration, and Support; clarkdb@vmi.edu, 540-464-7321
  • David Copeland, M.D., Post Physician; copelanddl@vmi.edu; 540-464-7218
  • Lt. Col. Kevin Faust, Assistant Commandant; faustkl@vmi.edu; 540-464-7718
  • Lt. Col. Sarah Jones, Psy.D.; Director, Center for Cadet Counseling & Office of Disabilities Services, jonessl10@vmi.edu; 540-464-7667
  • Col. Robert McDonald, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs; mcdonaldrl@vmi.edu; 540-464-7212
  • Col. William Wanovich, Commandant; wanovichwj10@vmi.edu; 540-464-7313