Biographical/candidacy statements for the VACDL Board of Directors candidates, for terms beginning January 1, 2022 can be found here:
2021 Board of Directors
President - H. Eugene Oliver, III
Vice-President - Lauren Whitley
President-Elect: André A. Hakes
Past-President: Elliott Bender
Treasurer: Allen Bareford
Secretary: David M. Lee
Committee Member 1: Douglas Ramseur
Committee Member 2: Vikram Kapil
Committee Member 3: Shawn Stout
Description of Regions, Districts and other Board Member seats pursuant to the VACDL By-laws
The Board of Directors shall be determined by majority vote of the membership as follows:
a. One member from each of the eleven Virginia Congressional Districts. Only voting members from that Congressional District may vote for the director from the Congressional District;
b. The Commonwealth of Virginia shall be divided into five (5) regions defined by judicial districts, and one (1) director shall be from each of the five (5) regions without regard to the Director's Congressional District;
i. Region A - Northern Virginia, including Arlington, Alexandria, Fairfax and surrounding areas including the 17th (Arlington), 18th (Alexandria), 19th (Fairfax, Fairfax City), and 31st (Prince William, Manassas, Manassas Park) Judicial Districts.
ii. Region B - Northern Shenandoah Valley, including Front Royal, Staunton, Harrisonburg, Winchester, Loudon and Fauquier Counties, and surrounding areas, including the 16th (Charlottesville, Albemarle, Culpeper, Fluvanna, Goochland, Greene, Louisa, Madison, Orange), 20th (Loudoun and Fauquier), 25th ( Buena Vista, Covington, Lexington, Staunton, Waynesboro, Alleghany, Augusta, Bath, Botetourt, Craig, Highland and Rockbridge), and 26th, (Harrisonburg, Winchester, Clarke, Frederick, Page, Shenandoah, Rockingham & Warren) Judicial Districts
iii. Region C - Central Virginia, including Richmond, Petersburg, Farmville, South Boston, and surrounding areas including the 10th, (Appomattox, Buckingham, Charlotte, Cumberland, Halifax, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, Prince Edward), 11th, Petersburg, Amelia, Dinwiddie, Nottoway, Powhatan), 12th, (Colonial Heights, Chesterfield), 13th (Richmond), 14th (Henrico), and 15th (Fredericksburg, Caroline, Essex, Hanover, King George, Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond, Spotsylvania, Stafford and Westmoreland) Judicial Districts.
iv. Region D - Tidewater Virginia, including Norfolk, Portsmouth, Newport News, Virginia Beach, and surrounding areas 1st (Chesapeake), 2nd (Virginia Beach, Accomack, Northampton), 3rd Portsmouth, 4th (Norfolk), 5th (Franklin, Suffolk), 6th, Emporia, Hopewell, Brunswick, Greensville, Prince George, Surry, Sussex), 7th (Newport News), 8th, (Hampton), 9th (Williamsburg, Charles City, Gloucester, James City, King & Queen, King William, Mathews, Middlesex, New Kent, York) Judicial Districts
v. Region E - Western Virginia, including Charlottesville, Martinsville, Roanoke, Lynchburg, Blacksburg and surrounding areas including the 16th (Charlottesville, Albemarle, Culpeper, Fluvanna, Goochland, Greene, Louisa, Madison, Orange), 21st, Martinsville, Henry, Patrick), 22nd (Danville, Franklin, Pittsylvania), 23rd, Roanoke, Salem, Roanoke County), 24th (Bedford, Lynchburg, Amherst, Bedford County, Campbell, Nelson), 27th (Galax, Radford, Bland, Carroll, Floyd, Giles, Grayson, Montgomery, Pulaski, Wythe), 28th (Bristol, Smyth, Washington), 29th (Buchanan, Dickerson, Russell, Tazewell), 30th (Norton, Lee, Scott, Wise) Judicial Districts
c. Five (5) at large members of the Board without regard to Congressional District or Region.
d. The Immediate Past-President of VACDL.