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 appropriate form below and submit by May 10, 2024.

At-Large Nomination – To nominate someone else or for self-nomination.

Chamber of Commerce Nomination– 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.

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Private Sector

Member Title Organization
Ethan Dunstan, Chair Principal Capital River Advisors
Rob Archer, Vice Chair CEO Codebase Coworking
Francoise Seillier-Moiseiwitsch, Treasurer/Secretary Managing Owner Revalation Vineyards
Kenny Allison Security Access Engineer The Coleman Group
Roque Castro Global Head of Sales and Business Development Elysium LD Technology, Inc.
Tom Click President & CEO Patriot Industries
Brian Cole Vice President of Operations LexisNexis Reed Tech
Gizelle Curtis Sr. Economic Development Market Specialist Dominion Energy
Ray Knott Market President Atlantic Union Bank
Brandon Payne Member Ruckersville Self Storage
Tina Weaver President Papa Weaver’s Pork, Inc.

Public Sector

Educational Institutions

Member Title Organization
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

Elected Officials

Member Title Organization
The Hon. Bob Coiner Mayor Town of Gordonsville
The Hon. Tony O’Brien Supervisor Fluvanna County

Locality Administrators

Member Title Organization
Christian Goodwin County Administrator Louisa County
Jonathon Weakley County Administrator Madison County

Regional Commission Directors

Member Title Organization
Christine Jacobs Executive Director Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission
Patrick Mauney Executive Director Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission

Local Economic Development

Member Title Organization
Paige Read Director of Tourism and Economic Development Town of Culpeper
Andy Wade Director of Economic Development Louisa County