Personal Crisis Hotline

If you are experiencing a crisis and need someone to talk to, call the suicide hotline:


TTY: 1-800-799-4899

Lt. Col. Sarah Jones
Center for Cadet Counseling
Office of Disabilities Services

P: (540) 464-7667
F: (540) 464-7025

2nd Floor VMI Health Center
Virginia Military Institute
Lexington, VA  24450

Who We Are

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:

  • Brig. Gen. Robert Green, Deputy Superintendent for Finance, Administration, and Support;; 540-464-7321
  • Chief Michael Marshall, Chief of VMI Police Department;; 540-464-7017
  • Col. Robert Spore, Director, Human Resources;; 540-464-7159
  • Maj Rich Parella, Assistant Director, Human Resources;; 540-464-7322
  • David Copeland, M.D., Post Physician;; 540-464-7218
  • Lt. Col. Kevin Faust, Assistant Commandant;; 540-464-7718
  • Lt. Col. Sarah Jones, Psy.D.; Director, Center for Cadet Counseling & Office of Disabilities; 540-464-7667
  • Col. Robert McDonald, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs;  540-464-7212
  • Col. William Wanovich, Commandant;; 540-464-7313