Virginia Municipal League

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The Virginia Municipal League (VML) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan association of city, town and county governments. It was established in 1905 to assist local governments by providing legislative advocacy, research, education and other services[1].

Albemarle County and Charlottesville are both members of the league[2]. However, Albemarle County Executive Bob Tucker's proposed 2011 budget does not include funding for the county's future membership[3].


All 39 cities in the state, 156 towns, and 11 counties are members[2].


The VML is governed by an executive committee made up of local government officials. The annual conference is in October and is when the executive committee is elected by the members[1].

Executive Committee

  • President: Michael Polychrones - Council Member, Vienna
  • President-elect: R. Lance Terpenny - Town Manager, Christiansburg
  • Vice president: James P. Councill III - Mayor, Franklin
  • Urban Section chair: Darlene L. Burcham - City Manager, Roanoke
  • City Section chair: Annie Mickens - Mayor, Petersburg
  • Town Section chair: Ron Rordam - Mayor, Blacksburg
  • At-large member: Ed C. Daley - City Manager, Hopewell
  • At-large member: William D. Euille - Mayor, Alexandria
  • Member, Arlington Board: Jay Fisette - Immediate Past President
  • At-large member: David P. Helms - Mayor, Marion
  • At-large member: Patricia S. O'Bannon - Supervisor, Henrico County
  • At-large member: Charles B. Whitehurst Sr. - Council Member, Portsmouth
  • At-large member: Rosemary Wilson - Council Member, Virginia Beach[citation needed]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Web. About the Virginia Municipal League, Virginia Municipal League, retrieved 26 Feb 2010.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Web. Member Local Governments, Virginia Municipal League, retrieved 26 Feb 2010.
  3. Web. County Executive unveils Albemarle’s $293.8 million budget for FY2011, Sean Tubbs, Charlottesville Tomorrow, February 26, 2010, retrieved 26 Feb 2010.