GO Virginia Region 6

Mary Ball Washington Regional Council

The Virginia Initiative for Growth and Opportunity in each Region, known as GO Virginia, is a statewide initiative to create more higher-paying jobs in Virginia through business-led regional collaboration. The Mary Ball Washington Regional Council governs GO Virginia Region 6, which covers the Fredericksburg area, the Northern Neck, and the Middle Peninsula (Planning Districts 16, 17, and 18). The George Washington Regional Commission is the Support Organization and Fiscal Agent for the Regional Council.

Regional Council Members

William Beale, Chair

Wally Beauchamp
Middle Bay Realty

Elizabeth Crowther
Rappahannock Community College

Kent Farmer
Rappahannock Electric Coop

Mike Jenkins
Bay Consortium Workforce Development Board

Leslye McDade Morrison
Hickory Ground Solutions

Anne Richardson
Rappahannock Tribe

John Wells
Virginia Institute of Marine Science



Carlton Revere, Vice Chair
Revere Gas

Lou Belcher
Five Star Marketing

Bruce Davis
Germanna Community College

Darryl Fisher
Weldon-Fisher Funeral Home

Lisa Hull
Northern Neck Tourism Commission

Kim McClellan
Fredericksburg Area Association of REALTORS

Troy Paino
University of Mary Washington

Bryan Taliaferro
Montague Farms


Mary Ball Washington Regional Council Bylaws – Adopted May 31, 2017, Updated December 11, 2017


Letters of Intent – Due June 1, 2018

In order to participate in the 2018 funding round for GO Virginia Region 6, please complete the letter of intent template and submit to Kate Gibson via email (gibson@gwregion.org) by June 1, 2018.

Letter of Intent Instructions & Template

Letter of Intent Template (Word Document)


Upcoming Meetings

Regional Council meetings are held from 11 am to 1 pm.

June 11, 2018: Bowling Green Town Hall

August 13, 2018: Rappahannock Community College Glenns Campus

October 15, 2018: Rappahannock Community College Warsaw Campus

December 10, 2018:  Bowling Green Town Hall


April 6, 2017 – Agenda – Minutes

May 31, 2017 – Agenda – Minutes

June 29, 2017 – Agenda – Minutes

July 24, 2017 – Agenda – Minutes

August 14, 2017 – Agenda – Minutes

August 22, 2017 – Agenda – Minutes

September 11, 2017 – Agenda – Minutes

October 16, 2017 – Agenda – Minutes

December 11, 2017 – Agenda – Minutes

February 12, 2018 – Agenda – Minutes

April 9, 2018 – Agenda – Minutes (draft)