Board of Supervisors  |  Diantha McKeel

   Diantha H. McKeel
   Board of Supervisors Member
   Representing the Jack Jouett District

 Contact Information:
 Diantha H. McKeel
 Jack Jouett Supervisor
 103 Smithfield Court
 Charlottesville, VA 22901
 Home: 434-296-4931
 Cell: 434-305-0113

 Clinical Research Coordinator, UVA Division of Cardiology, (Retired)

 Bridgewater College; UVA School of Nursing



The daughter of a small business owner in Staunton, Virginia, Ms. McKeel graduated from Bridgewater College (B.A.) and taught elementary school in Harrisonburg, VA.  After receiving a Licensed Practical Nurse certification from UVA, Ms. McKeel worked in the Gynecology, Gynecology-Oncology and Cardiology Departments, retiring as a Certified Clinical Research Coordinator in 2015. 

December of 2013 Ms. McKeel completed her 16th year of service representing the Jack Jouett District on the Albemarle County School Board.  Serving two terms as Chair, Ms. McKeel was a recipient of the Virginia School Board Association Award of Honor and Award of Distinction. 

Elected to the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors November 2013 and again in 2017, Ms. McKeel represents the Jack Jouett Magisterial District and has served as Vice-Chair and Chair.

Two adult children and Brody "Mostly" Beagle.  Ms. McKeel's late husband was a civil engineer, specializing in bridge research and design, for the VDOT's Highway Research Council.

Current Committee Assignments:
Albemarle Charlottesville Regional Jail Authority Board - Chair
Regional Transit Partnership - Chair
Places 29 (Hydraulic) Community Advisory Committee
Regional Affordable Housing Partnership - Transit Representative
Police Department Citizens Advisory Committee
Charlottesville Albemarle Convention & Visitors Bureau Executive Committee
Economic Development Authority - Board Liaison

Legislative Advocacy
Virginia Transit Association - President

Current Community Service:
Adopt-A-Highway Chair, Canterbury Hills Neighborhood Association  
Albemarle County Gang Reduction through Active Community Engagement Committee (GRACE)
Jefferson Area Board for Aging (JABA)

Prior Community Service:
Canterbury Hills Neighborhood Association Board
Charlottesville Municipal Band Fundraising Committee
John Baker Legacy Dinner Committee, supporting The African American Teaching Fellows (AATF)
Flag Chair, Jack Jouett Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)
Mental Health Association Board


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Board of Supervisors
401 McIntire Road
2nd Floor
Charlottesville, VA 22902
FAX: 434-296-5800
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