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Jeff Richardson, County Executive

The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors appointed Jeff Richardson as County Executive, effective November 6, 2017. In this role, Jeff establishes the long-term vision for Albemarle County and ensures effective and efficient services to county residents. The County Executive provides management oversight and direction for Albemarle County Government departments and agencies, establishes public policy, and is responsible for the development of the county budget.

Jeff has 27 years of local government experience including 17 years in senior management, most recently serving as County Manager for Cleveland County, NC, since 2013. He also served 12 years as Deputy City Manager for the City of Asheville, NC. Jeff is a credentialed manager with the International City/County Management Association.

Jeff has a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of North Carolina at Asheville and a Master of Public Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is also a 2003 graduate of the Senior Executive Institute at the University of Virginia.


Doug Walker, Deputy County Executive

Deputy County Executive Walker oversees the Departments of Police, Fire Rescue, Human Resources, Community Development, and Economic Development. He also plays a key role in policy development; ensuring and valuing excellence in public service that County staff gives to the community; fostering partnerships with our residents, businesses, and community leaders; preparing the annual budget; and managing strategic planning and performance management. Doug serves on several regional boards and commissions including the Albemarle Charlottesville Regional Jail Authority; Blue Ridge Juvenile Detention Commission; Charlottesville-UVA-Albemarle Emergency Communications Center; and as a liaison to other area public service organizations such as the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library, Health Department and SPCA.

Doug is a professional local government manager with nearly 30 years of combined experience in several communities throughout Virginia including his most recent position as County Administrator in Shenandoah County. He also served previously as the City Manager of Waynesboro and as Deputy County Administrator in Spotsylvania County. He is a past-president of the Virginia Local Government Management Association and member of the International City County Management Association.

Doug has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Appalachian State University and a Masters of Urban and Regional Planning from Virginia Commonwealth University. He is active in local government professional organizations including the International City/County Management Association and is a past president of the Virginia Local Government Management Association.


Trevor Henry, Assistant County Executive

As Assistant County Executive, Trevor oversees the Departments of Facilities and Environmental Services, Parks and Recreation, Information Technology, and the Project Management Office. In his role, he directs, plans and organizes activities related to leading project and change management across the organization. Additionally, he plays a key role in policy development; ensuring and valuing excellence in public service that County staff gives to the community; fostering partnerships with our residents, businesses, and community leaders; preparing the annual budget; and managing strategic planning and performance management. Trevor will continue to serve on the Rivanna Solid Waste Authority.

Trevor has been with Albemarle since 2009, most recently serving as the Director of the Office of Facilities and Environmental Services. During his tenure with the County, Trevor led many organizational change efforts to improve services and efficiency including Access Albemarle and the consolidation of two departments into the current Department of Facilities and Environmental Services. He is a former qualified nuclear engineer, US Naval Submarine Officer, and a leader with expertise in the leadership and management of operations, processes, and personnel. He brings to his role vast experience in overseeing complex projects including capital project planning and execution as well as organization culture setting. Mr. Henry holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physics from Susquehanna University and is a graduate of the Weldon Cooper Center’s Leading, Educating, and Developing (LEAD) program.


 
 
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