William H. McCaleb

Program Assistant, Agriculture and Natural Resources

Education and Degrees

  • Louisiana State University;
  • George Washington University;
  • Oklahoma State University; Federal Accident & Claims Investigative School;
  • U.S. Postal Service Management Academy.
  • Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Course 1997;
  • Virginia Cooperative Extension Tree Steward Course 1999.  

Work Experience

  • United States Federal Government, retired after 32 years.  
  • Virginia Cooperative Extension 1997-present;
  • Department of Commerce, Census Bureau 1999-2000
  • Southside Virginia Community College 2001-2003
  • Longwood College 2001;
  • The Sunshine Group (Bayer Advance Chemical) 2004-05. Consultant

Professional Associations & Community Involvement

  • National Association of Postal Supervisors, Virginia State Past President
  • Virginia Master Gardener Association, Past President
  • Southside Master Gardener Association, Past President
  • Southern Virginia Botanical Gardens, Vice President
  • American Horticulture Association
  • Virginia Nursery and Landscape Association, Beautiful Gardens Committee.
  • Halifax County Improvement Council, Education Chair
  • Halifax County Farmers Market Association, Board Member
  • First Baptist Church of South Boston; member
  • 4-H Adult Volunteer Leader 1997-present.

Past Community Experience

  • First Baptist Church of South Boston; served as a Deacon, Diaconate Chairman, Properties Chair, Stewardship committee.  
  • Halifax County Fair Committee 2009 - 2011.
  • Halifax County Courthouse Grounds Committee 1999 – 2004
  • Boy Scouts of America 1968-1995, Adult leader; (National Capital Area Council Safety & Health Committee)
  • BSA Goshen Camp Committee, BSA Goshen Camp Health and Safety Inspection Team;