ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR REGION 9 COUNCIL
The GO Virginia Region 9 Council Nominating Committee is soliciting nominations of private sector business leaders to serve on the Region 9 Council. Each nomination download below includes details on the Council and service expectations. To nominate, download the applicable form below and submit by May 10, 2023.
At-Large Nomination Form: to nominate someone else or for self-nomination.
Chamber of Commerce Nomination Form: to be used by a Chamber of Commerce from Region 9 to make a nomination.
The GO Virginia Region 9 Council is comprised of 23 members of which a majority are private sector leaders. The Chair and Vice Chair must be a member representing the private sector. The Council is charged with the implementation of the GO Virginia program in the eleven localities of Region 9.
|Ray Knott, Chair||Market President||Atlantic Union Bank|
|Ethan Dunstan, Vice Chair||Senior Vice President of Business Banking||UVA Community Credit Union|
|Kenny Allison||Security Access Engineer||The Coleman Group|
|Rob Archer||CEO||Codebase Coworking|
|Jim Cheng||Co-Founder||CAV Angels & former VA Secretary of Commerce and Trade|
|Tom Click||President & CEO||Patriot Industries|
|Brian Cole||Vice President of Operations||LexisNexis Reed Tech|
|Ed Dalrymple, Jr.||President||Cedar Mountain Stone|
|Yolunda Harrell||Co-Owner||Taste of Home|
|Felix Sarfo-Kantanka, Jr.||External Affairs Manager||Dominion Energy|
|Ed Scott||President||EcoSeptix Alliance & former member of the VA House of Delegates|
|Francoise Seillier-Moiseiwitsch||Managing Owner||Revalation Vineyards|
|Kim Blosser||President||Laurel Ridge Community College|
|Pace Lochte||Assistant Vice President for Economic Development||University of Virginia|
|Jean Runyon||President||Piedmont Virginia Community College|
|The Hon. Jim Crozier||Supervisor||Orange County|
|The Hon. Tony O’Brien||Supervisor||Fluvanna County|
|Christian Goodwin||County Administrator||Louisa County|
|Jonathon Weakley||County Administrator||Madison County|
Regional Commission Directors
|Christine Jacobs||Executive Director||Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission|
|Patrick Mauney, Treasurer||Executive Director||Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission|
Local Economic Development
|Paige Read||Director of Tourism and Economic Development||Town of Culpeper|
|Andy Wade||Director of Economic Development||Louisa County|