Board of Supervisors


The mission of Amherst County's government is to nurture a vibrant and healthy community through transparent and fiscally responsible leadership and quality public services.


Amherst County will be the community of choice for people to live, work, play, and learn. It will be known for its safety, neighborly atmosphere, connectedness, its business, education, recreational opportunities, and passion for its natural beauty.


  • The beauty of our natural environment
  • Safe and secure community, respectful of the Constitution
  • Neighborly atmosphere
  • Business, educational & recreational opportunities
  • Connectedness
  • Transparent, responsive, and participatory government
  • Fiscal responsibility
  • Efficient & effective public services


  • Broadband expansion
  • Residential growth in designated areas
  • Promote business growth & redevelopment
  • Promote tourism
  • Promote & protect County assets
  • Achieve education excellence
  • Recruit and retain high-quality staff
  • Increase citizen engagement

Meeting Schedule

All meetings of the County Board of Supervisors are held in the County Administrators Building at Second and Washington Street unless otherwise noted. Meetings are regularly held on the first and third Tuesday of each month. The Board of Supervisors convenes at 3:00 p.m. at the first meeting of the month. The Board of Supervisors convenes at 7:00 p.m. at the second meeting of the month. 

Agendas and Minutes

Agendas for meetings are posted on the county's home page three business days before the meeting. To view agendas, click HERE.

Board Members

Tom Martin Supervisor - District 2

Tom Martin

Supervisor - District 1

Phone: 434-946-1235

 Term ends December 31, 2027

Claudia D. Tucker

Supervisor - District 2

Phone: 434-841-3716

Term ends December 31, 2025

 Chris Adams David Pugh Jr

Chris Adams

Supervisor - District 3


Term ends December 31, 2027

David Pugh, Jr. 

Supervisor - District 4

Phone: 434-509-2038

Term ends December 31, 2027

Drew Wade

Drew Wade

Supervisor - District 5

Phone: 434-338-9626

Term ends December 31, 2025

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Physical Address
153 Washington St, Amherst, VA 24521
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Mailing Address
P.O. Box 390, Amherst, VA 24521