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Board/Commission Name Jail Authority Board 
Introduction/Overview/Duties The Board determines policy for the operation of the Charlottesville-Albemarle Joint Security Complex. Determines policy related to personnel, budget and correctional matters. 
Length of Term Terms of citizen members are three years each, limited to three full terms. 
Frequency/Times for Meetings The Board meets every other month on the 2nd Thursday at the Regional Jail in the Muster Room, located on lower level of facility Lobby 2) 
Membership The Board consists of the Sheriff of Albemarle, the Sheriff from Charlottesville City and the Sheriff of Nelson County, and one member of the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors (appointed for two year terms), one citizen member from Albemarle county, one member of City Council, one citizen member from the City, Charlottesville City Manager, Albemarle County Administrator and Nelson County Administrator, and one member to be appointed jointly by Charlottesville City and Albemarle County. Members may receive $1,200.00 per year in accordance with Virginia Code. 
Qualifications No information available at this time 
County Members/Term Expiration Cyndra Van Clief - Term Expires 08/06/2020
Lawton Tufts, Joint Appointee - Term Expires 06/30/2019
Diantha McKeel, Board of Supervisor - Term Expires 12/31/2020
J.E. Chip Harding, Albemarle County Sheriff
Doug Walker, Deputy Albemarle County Executive 
Web site for more information N/A 
Comments cc of appointment letter to:

Martin Kumer, Superintendent
Charlottesville-Albemarle Regional Jail
160 Peregory Lane
Charlottesville, VA 22902

Marce B. Anderson, ACRJ Authority Board Clerk

County Attorney
Commonwealth's Attorney 

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