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Washington County Committees

Agriculture Committee

Established for the purpose of review, investigation, development of recommendations and reporting on matters that impact the agriculture industry in Washington County.

Committee Meetings: Called as necessary
County Government Center, 1 Government Center Place, Abingdon, VA

Committee Coordinator: Phil Blevins, Washington County Extension Agent
234 West Valley Street, Suite B, Abingdon, VA 24210
P: (276) 525-1300 (O)
E: pblevins@vt.edu

Committee MemberRepresenting
Phillip B. McCall
24597 Walden Road
Abingdon, VA 24210
P: (276) 628 4536 (H)
Washington County Board of Supervisors
Mike Rush
21182 Monroe Road
Damascus, VA 24236
P: (276) 492-3044
Washington County Board of Supervisors
Adam Wilson
Damascus
Citizens from the Agriculture Industry
Rena Johnson
Glade Spring
Sarah Scyphers
Abingdon
Scott Widener
Damascus
David Miller
Abingdon
Andy Puckett
Abingdon
Gene Copenhaver
Meadowview
Mindy McCroskey
Bristol
Crystal Peek
Abingdon
Mark Yeatts
Meadowview

Courthouse Long-Range Planning Committee

 Established for the purpose of maintaining the current courthouse to preserve the historical significance of the structure while also making adjustments to allow the local judiciary to continue modernized, fully functional, comfortable, and secure operations.

Committee Meetings: Called as necessary
County Government Center, 1 Government Center Place, Abingdon, VA

Committee Coordinator:  Kevin Hill, General Services Manager, Washington County, VA
1 Government Center Place, Suite A, Abingdon, VA 24210
P: (276) 525-1350
E: khill@washcova.com

Committee MembersRepresenting
Randy Pennington
Randy L. Pennington
P. O. Box 356
Meadowview, VA 24361
P: (276) 944-3146 (H)
E: rpennington@washcova.com
Washington County Board of Supervisors
Dewayne Ball
18415 Cashmere Court
Abingdon, VA 24210
P: (423) 335-9225
E: dball@washcova.com
Washington County Board of Supervisors

Emergency Services Committee

Established for the purpose of review, oversight, investigation, development of recommendations and reporting on matters pertaining fire and emergency medical rescue services in Washington County. The committee will also create and implement policies and procedures for the replenishment of equipment and apparatus.

Committee Meetings: Called as necessary
County Government Center, 1 Government Center Place, Abingdon, VA

Committee Coordinator: Theresa Kingsley-Varble, Coordinator of Emergency Management, Washington County, VA
1 Government Center Place, Suite A, Abingdon, VA 24210
P: (276) 525-1330
E: tkingsley@washcova.com

Committee MembersRepresenting
Mike Rush
21182 Monroe Road
Damascus, VA 24236
P: (276) 492-3044
E: mrush@washcova.com
Washington County Board of Supervisors
Randy L. Pennington
P. O. Box 356
Meadowview, VA 24361
P: (276) 944-3146
E: rpennington@washcova.com
Washington County Board of Supervisors

Facilities Committee

Established for the purpose of review, oversight, investigation, development of recommendations and reporting on matters pertaining to County office and other building facilities, including assessing the immediate and long-term needs of such facilities.

Committee Meetings: Called as necessary
County Government Center, 1 Government Center Place, Abingdon, VA

Committee Coordinator: Kevin Hill, General Services Manager, Washington County, VA
1 Government Center Place, Suite A, Abingdon, VA 24210
P: (276) 525-1350
E: khill@washcova.com

Committee MembersRepresenting
Wayne Stevens Jr.
P. O. Box 7
Meadowview, VA 24361
P: (276) 274-7486
Washington County Board of Supervisors
Charlie Hargis Jr.
250 Bogey Drive
Abingdon, VA 24211
P: (276) 628-5597
Washington County Board of Supervisors

Joint County Economic Development Committee

Established for the purpose of review, oversight, investigation, development of recommendations and reporting on matters involving coordination of County economic development activities between the Board of Supervisors and Washington County Industrial Development Authority (IDA).

Committee Meetings: Called as necessary
County Government Center, 1 Government Center Place, Abingdon, VA

Committee Coordinator: Whitney Bonham, Deputy County Administrator/Economic Development, Washington County, VA
1 Government Center Place, Suite A, Abingdon, VA 24210
P: (276) 525-1305
E: wbonham@washcova.com

Committee MembersRepresenting
Dewayne Ball
18415 Cashmere Court
Abingdon, VA 24210
P: (423) 335-9225
Washington County Board of Supervisors Chairman
Randy Pennington
P.O. Box 356
Meadowview, VA 24361
P: (276) 944-3146
Washington County Board of Supervisors Vice-Chair
Henry S. Snodgrass
1052 Florist Road
Abingdon, VA 24210
P: (276) 676-0247 (H)
E: henrysnod@comcast.net
Washington County Industrial Development Authority Chairman
Curtis R. Woodward
27066 Northfork River Road
Saltville, VA 24370
P: (276) 944-4785 (H)
E: cwoodward@wcs.k12.va.us
Washington County Industrial Development Authority Vice-Chair

Personnel Committee

Established for the purposes of review, oversight, investigation, development of recommendations and reporting on matters pertaining to personnel needs, policies and practices of the Washington County government.

Committee Meetings: 3rd Wednesday of every month.
County Government Center, 1 Government Center Place, Abingdon, VA

Committee Coordinator: Kathy Johnson, Human Resources Director, Washington County, VA
1 Government Center Place, Suite A, Abingdon, VA 24210
P: (276) 525-1313 (O)
E: kjohnson@washcova.com

Committee MembersRepresenting
Wayne Stevens Jr.
P. O. Box 7
Meadowview, VA 24361
P: (276) 274-7486
Washington County Board of Supervisors
Saul Hernandez
5411 Dishner Valley Road
Bristol, VA 24202
P: (276) 791-0436
Washington County Board of Supervisors

Community Advocacy Committee

Established to assist County Leadership and Community Leaders with resources to make a difference in the lives of rural children and families. The focus on early childhood development is our strategy to help reduce childhood poverty in Washington County.

Committee Meetings: Second Thursday of each month at 1pm
County Government Center, 1 Government Center Place, Abingdon, VA

Committee MembersRepresenting
Alicia Roland
E: aroland@washcova.com
P: (276) 525 – 1300
Washington County

Telecommunications Advisory Committee

Established to research and address issues of locations county-wide that are under served or without Internet Service and review other communication needs.

Committee MembersRepresenting
Saul Hernandez
5411 Dishner Valley Road
Bristol, VA 24202
P: (276) 525-0902
E: shernandez@washcova.com
Washington County Board of Supervisors
Charlie Hargis Jr.
250 Bogey Drive
Abingdon, VA 24211
P: (276) 628-5597
E: chargis@washcova.com
Washington County Board of Supervisors
Ernie Braganza