Board of Supervisors

Mission

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.

Vision

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.

Values

  • 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

Goals

  • 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 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 3:00 PM. At the second meeting of the month, the Board of Supervisors convenes at 7:00 pm. 

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
Email: tmartin@countyofamherst.com

 Term ends December 31, 2023

Claudia D. Tucker

Supervisor - District 2

Phone: 434-841-3716
Email: cdtucker@countyofamherst.com 

Term ends December 31, 2025

Jimmy Ayers David Pugh Jr

L. J. "Jimmy" Ayers

Supervisor - District 3

Phone: 434-907-2340
Email: jayers@countyofamherst.com 

Term ends December 31, 2023

David Pugh, Jr. 

Supervisor - District 4

Phone: 434-509-2038
Email: dwpugh@countyofamherst.com 

Term ends December 31, 2023

Drew Wade

Drew Wade

Supervisor - District 5

Phone: 434-338-9626
Email: mdwade@countyofamherst.com

Term ends December 31, 2025

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