Southwest Office

The office provides continuity and expertise for Southwest Virginia public affairs. Led by Sim Ewing and Art Mead the Cooper Center serves as a resource and provides support to the diverse regional community. Three types of service are provided; multi-jurisdictional applied research, individual and group training and development, and community consultation. The staff members also serve as a focal point to the Southwest legislative delegation.


Ewing, Sim Director (276) 328-0133
Martin, Veronica (276) 328-0133
Mead, Art (276) 326-6477
Perry, Travis (276) 328-0133