The mission of the Virginia Community College System (VCCS)
is to provide comprehensive higher education and workforce training programs and services of superior quality that are financially and geographically accessible and that meet individual, business, and community needs of the Commonwealth. The State Board for Community Colleges
is the governing body of the Virginia Community College System. The fifteen members are appointed by the Governor for four-year terms with the ability to be reappointed for an additional four-year term.