Board of Supervisors


The mission of Amherst County's government is to provide limited, efficient and effective government services that promote liberty and a high quality of life for our citizens.  We are a County open for business in a secure community dedicated to providing a superior work force through investments in education and economic development.  Our citizens expect and we deliver a fiscally responsible and transparent government.


Amherst County will.....

  • Have the resources and infrastructure that promotes business growth
  • Achieve excellence in academic and vocational education
  • Have a sustainable and efficient government that respects personal liberties
  • Promote and protect its natural beauty, agricultural economy and recreational opportunities


  • Transparent, open government 
  • Fiscal responsibility 
  • Quality education
  • Safe and secure community
  • Promote a sense of liberty
  • Limited, efficient and effective government 


  1. Promote Business Growth
  2. Promote Tourism 
  3. Promote and Protect County Assets
  4. Achieve Education Excellence
  5. Recruit and Retain High Quality Staff
  6. Increase Citizen Engagement 

Meeting Schedule

All meetings of the county Board of Supervisors are held in the County Administrators Building at Second and Washington streets unless otherwise noted.  Meetings are regularly held on the first and third Tuesday of each month. At the first meeting of the month, the Board of Supervisors convenes at 1:00 PM. The Board meets informally for lunch during the period from 12:00 noon to 1:00 PM in the meeting room for the Board of Supervisors in the County Administration building. The complete list for the Board of Supervisor's 2019 meetings can be found here 

Board Members

Ken Campbell Supervisor - District 2

Ken Campbell

Supervisor - District 1, Vice-Chair

Phone: 434-946-7359

 Term ends December 31, 2019

Claudia Tucker

Supervisor - District 2

Phone: 434-277-5059

Term ends December 31, 2021

Jimmy Ayers David Pugh Jr

Jimmy Ayers

Supervisor - District 3, Chair

Phone: 434-907-2340

Term ends December 31, 2019

David Pugh, Jr. 

Supervisor - District 4

Phone: 434-509-2038

Term ends December 31, 2019

Supervisor - District 5

Jennifer R Moore

Supervisor - District 5

Phone: 434-420-0794

Term ends December 31, 2021

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