The Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority’s office is located at 527 East Main Street in the Russell Regional Business Technology Park in Lebanon, Virginia.

Staff includes:

Jonathan S. Belcher
Executive Director/General Counsel

Susan Copeland
Marketing Coordinator

Marketta Horton
Economic Development Specialist

Jean Jordan
Funds Administrator

Mitzi White 
Office Manager

VCEDA staff, from left, Mitzi White, Office Manager; Jean Jordan, Funds Administrator; Jonathan Belcher, Executive Director/General Counsel; Marketta Horton, Economic Development Specialist; and Susan Copeland, Marketing Coordinator.

Marketing Ambassadors

Charlotte Mullins
Harry Rutherford
Cathy St. Clair

VCEDA’s professional staff can help you find out more about Virginia’s e-Region. Call 1.800.735.9999, Email or send a more detailed request at Contact Us.

Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority

P.O. Box 1060
527 East Main Street
Lebanon, Virginia 24266
Phone: 1-800-735-9999


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Veritas Nurturing Center Awarded Seed Capital Matching Grant


Next scheduled meeting of the VCEDA Board is 3 p.m. Dec. 21, 2017 at the VCEDA Office, 527 East Main Street, Lebanon, VA  

Committee Meeting Times: Executive at 11 a.m. Business Development at 1 p.m. Finance at 1:30 p.m. Project Review at 2 p.m.


Virginia's e-Region is marketed by the Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority - VCEDA - a regional economic development organization created by Virginia's General Assembly in 1988 to enhance and diversify the economic base of the seven-county, one-city, coal-producing region in southwestern Virginia.  Since its creation, VCEDA has helped create more than 20,000 jobs.