Welcome to the Appalachian Chapter. Check for upcoming events in your area, or contact your chapter president to see how you can get involved!

There is currently no chapter president for the Appalachian Chapter. If you’re interested in volunteer leadership opportunities, contact T.J. Lighton ’15 at

  • Tyler “T.J.” Lighton

    Tyler “T.J.” Lighton '15 Director of Alumni Outreach

    The director of alumni outreach is responsible for planning and implementing strategies, programs and projects that increase alumni engagement and involvement with VMI and the Alumni Association. The director works with our alumni chapters as well as other stakeholders on post including the Office of Admissions, the Office of Career Services and the commandant’s office to ensure that the Alumni Association is providing its alumni opportunities to be informed and engaged about the current state of the Institute.