Local VA250 Committees

Local Committees

Local Committees

As the excitement and energy around the semiquincentennial builds across Virginia and the nation, counties and cities in Virginia are busy forming their own VA250 committees to plan local and regionally focused events and to work with the state level commission. The following is a list of currently organized localities along with their main point of contact. Can’t find your city or county? Learn how to get your locality involved.

 

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Accomack County
Contact: Cindy Faith (Chincoteague), Executive Director
Museum of Chincoteague Island
Contact: Matt Spuck (Onancock), Town Manager
Town of Onancock
Contact: Johnny Stevenson (Eastville), Town Clerk
Town of Eastville, VA
Albemarle County
Contact: Courtney Cacatian, Director
Charlottesville Albemarle Convention & Visitors Bureau
Alexandria
Contact: Gretchen M. Bulova, Director
Office of Historic Alexandria
Alleghany County
Contact: Teresa Hammond, Executive Director
Alleghany Highlands Chamber of Commerce & Tourism
Amelia CountyVirginia Crossroads Region
Contact: Michael Whitaker, Chairman
Amelia County American Revolution 250 Committee
Amherst County
Contact: Randal A. Nixon, Director
County of Amherst Recreation & Tourism
Appomattox CountyVirginia Crossroads Region
Contact: Anne Dixon, Director
Appomattox County Parks, Recreation & Tourism
Arlington County
Contact: Annette Benbow, Arlington Historical Society
Arlington VA250
Augusta CountyRegional
Contact: Gary Corder, Project Manager
Augusta County Economic Development & Tourism
Bath County
Contact: Janet Bryan, Executive Assistant / Deputy Clerk to the Board
Bath County, VA
Bedford County
Contact: Mary Massie, Director of Programs and Education
Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest
Contact: Nicole Johnson, Director of Tourism
Bedford Area Welcome Center
Bland County
Contact: Cameron Burton, Director of Library & Community Services
County of Bland, VA
Botetourt County
Contact: Tiffany Bradbury, Director of Communications & Media Relations
Botetourt County Administration Office
Bristol
Contact: Debi Denney, Special Events Coordinator
City of Bristol, VA
Brunswick County
Contact: Dixie Daniel, Tourism Coordinator
Brunswick County
Buchanan County
Contact: Scottie Wampler, Executive Director
Cumberland Plateau PDC
Buckingham CountyVirginia Crossroads Region
Contact: Beverley Hawthorne, Community and Economic Development Manager
City of Emporia
Buena VistaRegional
Contact: Eric S. Wilson, Executive Director
Rockbridge Historical Society
Campbell County
Contact: Reve Carwile, Co-Chair
Campbell County Museum
Caroline County
Contact: Gary Wilson, Director of Economic Development
Caroline County Economic Development & Tourism
Carroll County
Contact: Brooke Love, Tourism Manager
Carroll County
Charles City County
Contact: Cynthia Boone, Economic Development and Tourism Manager
Charles City Community Development Department
Charlotte CountyVirginia Crossroads Region
Contact: Rachel L. Napier, Administrative Assistant
Charlotte County Administration Office
Charlottesville
Contact: Courtney Cacatian, Director
Charlottesville Albemarle Convention & Visitors Bureau
Chesapeake
Contact: Jessica Cosmas, Historical Services Coordinator
Chesapeake Convention & Visitors Bureau
Chesterfield CountyRichmond Region
Contact: Emily A. Ashley, Director, Citizen Information & Resources
Chesterfield Information & Resources
Clarke County
Contact: Nathan Stalvey, Director
Clark County Historical Association
Colonial Heights
Contact: Matt Spruill, Assistant Director
Colonial Heights Recreation & Parks
Covington
Contact: Allen Dressler, Interim City Manager
City of Covington
Craig County
Contact: Diane C. Givens, Community Volunteer
Craig County Historical Society & Craig County Tourism Commission
Culpeper CountyVirginia Piedmont Region
Contact: Paige Reed, Director of Tourism & Economic Development
Town of Culpeper, VA
Cumberland County
Contact: Derek Stamey, County Administrator
Cumberland County, VA
Danville
Contact: Lisa Meriwether, Tourism Manager
City of Danville, VA
Dickenson County
Contact: Rita Surratt, Tourism Director
Dickenson County, VA
Dinwiddie CountyVirginia Crossroads Region
Contact: Stacey English, Economic Development & Marketing Manager
Dinwiddie County
EmporiaVirginia Crossroads Region
Contact: Shanette Beck, Community & Economic Development Director
City & County Economic Development
Essex County
Contact: Thomas Blackwell, Commissioner of the Revenue
Essex County
Fairfax (City)
Contact: Megan Leining, Historic Resource Specialist
City of Fairfax Office of Historic Resources
Fairfax County
Contact: Scott Stroh, Executive Director
Gunston Hall Plantation
Fauquier CountyVirginia Piedmont Region
Contact: Patrick Mauney, Executive Director
Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission
Floyd County
Contact: Kathleen Legg, Director of Tourism
Visit Floyd, VA
Fluvanna County
Contact: Jennifer Schmack, Economic Development Director
Fluvanna County
Franklin
Contact: Lauren Rodil, Marketing & Existing Business Manager
Franklin-Southampton, VA
Franklin County
Contact: Kevin Tosh, Director of Tourism and Marketing
Franklin County
Frederick County
Contact: Jenny McDonald, Development Services Assistant
City of Winchester, VA
Contact: Justin Kerns, Executive Director
Winchester-Frederick County Tourism Office
Fredricksburg
Contact: Sam McKelvey, President & CEO
Fredericksburg Area Museum
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Galax
Contact: Patti Price Love, Tourism Director
Galax, VA
Giles County
Contact: Cora Gnegy, Tourism Director & Economic Development Coordinator
Giles Co, VA
Gloucester County
Contact: Matt Barber, Director
Gloucester County Parks, Recreation & Tourism
Goochland County
Contact: Manny Alvarez, Chair
Goochland County VA250 Commission
Grayson County
Contact: Tracy Cornett, Tourism/Economic Development Director
Grayson County Tourism
Greene County
Contact: Michele Wallace, Office Manager
Greene County Economic Development & Tourism
Greensville CountyVirginia Crossroads Region
Contact: Brianna Cooper, Administrative Support Assistant
City & County Economic Development
Halifax County
Contact: Carl Espy, Town Manager
Halifax, VA
Hampton
Contact: Mary Fugere, Director
Hampton Convention & Visitor Bureau
Hanover County
Contact: Shelby Walker, Multimedia Communications Specialist
Hanover Co, VA
Harrisonburg
Contact: Jennifer Bell, Tourism Manager
City of Harrisonburg, VA
Henrico CountyRichmond Region
Contact: Dennis Bickmeier, Director
Henrico Sports & Entertainment Authority
Henry County
Contact: Jarred Marlowe, President
Sons of the American Revolution - Colonel George Waller Chapter
Highland County
Contact: Roberta Lambert, Administrator
Highland County
Isle of Wight County
Contact: Judy Winslow, Director
Smithfield & Isle of Wight Tourism
James City County
Contact: Carla Tyler Brittle, Tourism and Centers Administrator
James City County
King and Queen County
Contact: Erin Lazar, Director of Community Programs and Tourism
King and Queen County
King GeorgeNorthern Neck Region
Contact: Lisa Hull, Coordinator for Economic Development and Tourism
Northern Neck Planning District Commission
King William County
Contact: Nita McInteer, Human Resources Director
King William County
LancasterNorthern Neck Region
Contact: Lisa Hull, Coordinator for Economic Development and Tourism
Northern Neck Planning District Commission
LexingtonRegional
Contact: Eric S. Wilson, Executive Director
Rockbridge Historical Society
Loudoun County
Contact: Tracy J. Gillespie, History Educator
NOVA Parks
Louisa County
Contact: Willie L. Gentry, Jr., Supervisor for the Cuckoo District
Louisa Co Board of Supervisors
Contact: Katelyn Coughlan, Executive Director
Louisa County Historical Society
Lunenburg CountyVirginia Crossroads Region
Contact: Beverley Hawthorne, Community and Economic Development Manager
City of Emporia
Lynchburg
Contact: Ashleigh Meyer, Marketing Manager
Old City Cemetery
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Madison CountyVirginia Piedmont Region
Contact: Tracey Gardner, Director
Madison Co Economic Development & Tourism
Manassas
Contact: Lisa Sievel-Otten, Senior Communications Officer
City of Manassas
Manassas Park
Contact: Kisha Wilson-Sogunro, Division Manager
Manassas Parks, Culture & Recreation
Martinsville
Contact: Jarred Marlowe, President
Sons of the American Revolution - Colonel George Waller Chapter
Mathews County
Contact: Fred Lyon, Chair
Mathews County VA250 Committee
Mecklenburg CountyVirginia Crossroads Region
Contact: Tina Morgan, Tourism Coordinator
Mecklenburg Co, VA
Middlesex County
Contact: Trenton Funkhouser, Executive Director
Middlesex County Economic Development Authority
Montgomery County
Contact: David Rotenizer, Executive Director
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Montgomery County Regional Tourism
Nelson County
Contact: Maureen Kelley, Director
Nelson Co Economic Development & Tourism
New Kent County
Contact: Martha Martin, Chairman
New Kent Historic Commission
Newport News
Contact: Anne E. Miller, Superintendent of Historic Services
Newport News Parks & Recreation
Norfolk
Contact: LaVoris Pace, Deputy City Manager
City of Norfolk
Northampton County
Contact: Betsy Mapp, Board Chairman
Northampton Co Board of Supervisors
Contact: Karen Zamorski, Executive Director
Cape Charles Main St.
NorthumberlandNorthern Neck Region
Contact: Lisa Hull, Coordinator for Economic Development and Tourism
Northern Neck Planning District Commission
Nottoway CountyVirginia Crossroads Region
Contact: Gregg Zody, Planning and Economic Development Director
County of Nottoway
Orange CountyVirginia Piedmont Region
Contact: Patrick Mauney, Executive Director
Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission
Page County
Contact: Rebecca T. Armstrong, Communications & Marketing Coordinator
Page County Office of Economic Development & Tourism
Patrick County
Contact: James Houchins, Tourism Director
Patrick Co, VA
PetersburgVirginia Crossroads Region
Contact: Joanne Williams, Director of Communications, Tourism, Marketing & Government Relations
City of Petersburg
Pittsylvania County
Contact: Lisa Meriwether, Tourism Manager
City of Danville, VA
Poquoson
Contact: Charity Gavaza, Economic Development
City of Poquoson
Portsmouth
Contact: James McCann, Manager of Tourism
Visit Portsmouth
Powhatan County
Contact: Bret Schardein, County Administrator
Powahtan County Administration
Prince Edward CountyVirginia Crossroads Region
Contact: Chelsey White, Director of Economic Development, Tourism, and Grants
Prince Edward County Department of Economic Development and Tourism
Prince George County
Contact: Carol Bowman, Executive Director
Prince George County Regional Heritage Center
Prince William County
Contact: Rob Orrison, Historic Preservation District Manager
Prince William Co
Pulaski County
Contact: April Martin, Education Director
Wilderness Road Regional Museum
R-Z
Radford
Contact: Kimberly Repass, Economic Development Director/Tourism Director
Radford, VA
Rappahannock CountyVirginia Piedmont Region
Contact: Patrick Mauney, Executive Director
Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission
Richmond (City) Richmond Region
Contact: Matt Robinette, Vice President, Visitor Experience
Richmond Region Tourism
Richmond CountyNorthern Neck Region
Contact: Lisa Hull, Director
Northern Neck Planning District Commission
Roanoke
Contact: Eric Monday, General Counsel
Roanoke Regional Airport Commission
Roanoke County
Contact: Madeline L. Sefcik, Assistant to the County Administrator
Roanoke County
RockbridgeRegional
Contact: Eric S. Wilson, Executive Director
Rockbridge Historical Society
Rockingham County
Contact: Joshua Gooden, Economic Development & Tourism Coordinator
Rockingham County
Russell County
Contact: Shiloh Lyttle, Tourism Coordinator
Russell County, VA
Salem
Contact: Carey Harveycutter, Director of Tourism
City of Salem
Scott County
Contact: Jeff Arrington, Owner
Fulkerson-Hilton House
Shenandoah County
Contact: Brenda Black, Tourism Development Manager
Shenandoah Co, VA
Smyth County
Contact: Amanda Livingston, Director
Smyth Co, VA Tourism
Southampton County
Contact: Lauren Rodil, Marketing & Existing Business Manager
Franklin-Southampton, VA
Spotsylvania County
Contact: Angel Rose, Tourism Manager
Spotsylvania County Tourism
Stafford County
Contact: Lisa M. Logan, Tourism Program Director
Tour Stafford, Virginia
StauntonRegional
Contact: Sheryl Wagner, Director of Tourism
Staunton Convention and Visitor's Bureau
Suffolk
Contact: Theresa Earles, Tourism Development Manager
Visit Suffolk
Contact: Mary Hill, Director
Suffolk African American Cultural Society, Inc.
Surry County
Contact: Pat Bernshausen, Tourism Coordinator
Surry Co, VA
Sussex County
Contact: Martha Burton, Director of Tourism
Crater Planning District Commission
Tazewell County
Contact: Scottie Wampler, Executive Director
Cumberland Plateau PDC
Virginia Beach
Contact: Mark Reed, Historic Preservation Planner
City of Virginia Beach
Warren CountyVirginia Piedmont Region
Contact: Edwin Daley, Administrator
Warren County
Washington County
Contact: Betsy White, Mayor
Abingdon, VA
Contact: Betsy White, (Abingdon Contact), Liaison
Town of Abingdon, VA
WaynesboroRegional
Contact: Stephanie Duffy, Project Manager, Economic Development & Tourism
City of Waynesboro
Westmoreland CountyNorthern Neck Region
Contact: Lisa Hull, Coordinator for Economic Development and Tourism
Northern Neck Planning District Commission
Williamsburg
Contact: Andrew Trivette, City Manager
Williamsburg, VA
Winchester
Contact: Jenny McDonald, Development Services Assistant
City of Winchester, VA
Contact: Juston Kerns, Executive Director
Winchester-Frederick County Tourism Office
Wise County
Contact: Brian Falin, Industrial Development Supervisor
Wise County, VA
Wythe County
Contact: Grant Gerlich, Director of Museums
Town of Wytheville
York County
Contact: Michael Steen, Director of Education
Watermen's Museum


 

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