Virginia Local Government On The Move

June 3, 2015

Compiled by Tedd Povar on the Virginia Local Government Management Association website

May 2015

Sanford “Sandy” Wanner, retired James City County Administrator, appointed Interim Administrator for Gloucester County.

Matt Lawless, who recently completed an ICMA management fellowship with Albemarle County, appointed Town Manager for Boones Mill.

Ryan Spitzer, Assistant Town Manager for Vinton, appointed Town Manager for Strasburg.

W. Brent Robertson, Management and Budget Director for Roanoke County, appointed County Administrator for Franklin County, effective June 29.

April 2015

Mark Reeter, County Administrator for Bedford County since 2013, announced his resignation effective April 30.

Neil Morgan, former Newport News City Manager and currently senior fellow for Virginia Tech’s Center for Organizational and Technological Advancement, appointed York County Administrator, starting June 15.

Jim Spencer, Tazewell County Administrator, retired effective May 1. Spencer has served the county for 22 years in several capacities.

Patricia Green, Deputy County Administrator for Tazewell County, appointed Interim County Administrator.

Kenny Eades, long-time Northumberland County Administrator, announced his retirement effective December 31.

Brannon Godfrey, Deputy City Manager for Portsmouth, appointed Interim City Manager.

Selena Cuffee-Glenn, City Manager for Suffolk since 2008, named Chief Administrator for the City of Richmond by Mayor Dwight Jones, pending City Council approval.

Mark Jinks, Deputy City Manager for the City of Alexandria, and Interim Manager since January 2, appointed City Manager.

Jim Spencer, former Tazewell County Administrator, appointed Community and Economic Development Director for the City of Bluefield, W.V.

Garrey Curry, Assistant County Administrator for Gloucester County, appointed Acting County Administrator until the Board formally appoints an Interim County Administrator.

Carl Boggess, Attorney for Bedford County, appointed Interim County Administrator.

Randy Arno, former County Administrator for multiple counties in Virginia, and former director of the Weldon Cooper Center’s Southside Office, died at the age of 68.

Topic Tags: County Connections

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