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The Voice of the

Commonwealth's Counties

Jeremy R. Bennett


Director of Intergovernmental Affairs

Areas of Coverage: K-12 Education | Commerce and Labor | General Government | Public Safety

Phone: 804.343.2510 | Email:

Steering Committees
Education | General Government

Jeremy joined the VACo Team on November 19, 2018. Jeremy is familiar with the challenges and opportunities faced by local elected officials as he most recently served as the Government Relations Specialist with the Virginia School Boards Association, where he advocated on behalf of public education before the General Assembly. Prior to that, he served for six years as congressional staffer focused on variety of issue areas including immigration, federal funding to municipalities, and agriculture. Jeremy received his bachelor’s degree in 2009 from Colgate University. 

He is a 2021 graduate of LEAD Virginia and a 2020 graduate of the Virginia Certified County Supervisor’s Program. He was named as a Go-Getter to Virginia Business Magazine’s “100 People to Meet in 2022.” In his free time, Jeremy loves hiking, biking, and traveling across the Commonwealth.