Commission Members

The George Washington Regional Commission members are appointed by the respective governing bodies. Each county and city governing body appoints two elected officials to sit on the GWRC Board.  The Commissioners serve a term that is coincident with their elected term of office.


Caroline County

  • The Honorable Jeffrey S. Black, Treasurer
    Board of Supervisor, Western Caroline District
  • The Honorable Nancy Long
    Board of Supervisor, Port Royal District


City of Fredericksburg

  • The Honorable Matthew J. Kelly, Secretary
    City Council, At-Large
  • The Honorable William C. Withers
    City Council, Vice Mayor, Ward 2
  • The Honorable Bradford Ellis
    City Council, Ward 1 (alternate)


King George County

  • The Honorable Ruby Brabo, Second Vice Chairman
    Board of Supervisor, At-Large
  • The Honorable John Jenkins, Jr.
    Board of Supervisor, Dahlgren District


Spotsylvania County

  • The Honorable Greg Benton, First Vice Chairman
    Board of Supervisor, Livingston District
  • The Honorable Chris Yakabouski
    Board of Supervisor, Battlefield District
  • The Honorable David Ross
    Board of Supervisor, Courtland District (alternate)
  • The Honorable Timothy J. McLaughlin
    Board of Supervisor, Chancellor District (alternate)


Stafford County

  • The Honorable Meg Bohmke, Chairman
    Board of Supervisor, Falmouth District
  • The Honorable Cindy Shelton
    Board of Supervisor, Aquia District
  • The Honorable Mark Dudenhefer
    Board of Supervisor, Garrisonville District (alternate)
  • TBA