Council Members

Private Sector

Member Title Organization
Brian Cole, Chair Executive Site Lead LexisNexis
Tom Click, Vice Chair President & CEO Patriot Aluminum
Suzanne Jessup-Brooks Executive Vice President Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company
Jim Cheng Former Virginia Secretary of Commerce & Trade CAV Angels
Ed Dalrymple, Jr. President Cedar Mountain Stone
Ray Knott Senior Vice President-Market Executive Union Bank & Trust
Leigh Middleditch, Jr. Of Counsel McGuireWoods, LLC
David Pettit Attorney Lenhart Pettit
Steve Ray Attorney IslerDare PC
Ed Scott Co-Founder Eco-Septix Alliance
Elizabeth Smith Owner & General Manager Afton Mountain Vineyards

Public Sector

Educational Institutions
S. Pace Lochte Assistant Vice President for Strategic Initiatives University of Virginia
Frank Friedman President Piedmont Virginia Community College
Janet Gullickson President Germanna Community College
Elected Officials
The Hon. Gary Deal Supervisor Culpeper County
The Hon. Fitzgerald Barnes Supervisor Louisa County
Locality Administrators
Bryan David County Administrator Orange County
Steve Carter County Administrator Nelson County
Regional Commission Directors
Patrick Mauney Executive Director Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission
Chip Boyles Executive Director Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission
Local Economic Development
Miles Friedman Director of Economic Development Fauquier County
Andy Wade Director of Economic Development Louisa County


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