Council Assignments for 2012-2014


Below are the different committees Council members will serve on in the next term.  These will be finalized tomorrow night (January 10, 2012)


As you can see, this is a very active group that is involved in many aspects of government and the community.


2012 Town Council Membership Assignments



Ron Rordam


Blacksburg Partnership Board of Directors

Blacksburg-Virginia Tech Liaison Committee

Blacksburg-VPI Sanitation Authority

Town-County Liaison Committee

Virginia Tech/Montgomery Regional Airport Authority

Task Force on Climate Protection & Sustainability

Virginia Municipal League Executive Committee

Virginia Transit Association Board


Leslie Hager-Smith


Blacksburg-Virginia Tech Liaison Committee

Greenway/Bikeway/Sidewalk Corridor Committee

Town-County Liaison Committee

New River Valley Agency on Aging (Alternate)

Downtown Blacksburg, Inc.

Virginia Municipal League Transportation Policy Committee


Susan Anderson


Blacksburg Housing and Community Development Advisory Board

Blacksburg Partnership Board of Directors

New River Valley Agency on Aging

Metropolitan Planning Organization Board (Alternate)

Downtown Revitalization Committee

Friends of the Farmers’ Market

Virginia Municipal League Legislative Policy Committee


Cecile Newcomb


Blacksburg Planning Commission

New River Valley Planning District Commission


2012 Town Council Membership Assignments



John Bush


Blacksburg Museum Advisory Committee

Montgomery Regional Economic Development Commission

Recreation Advisory Board

Virginia Municipal League Human Development and Education Policy Committee

Town/Gown Committee

Environmental Management Advisory Board

Montgomery County Regional Chamber of Commerce Liaison


Krisha Chachra


Council on Human Relations

Montgomery County Regional Chamber Tourism Development Committee

Cemetery Trustee Advisory Committee

First & Main Council Liaison

Virginia Municipal League Community and Economic Development Policy Committee

New River Valley Development Corporation


Michael Sutphin


Agricultural and Forestal District Advisory Committee

Metropolitan Planning Organization Board

Montgomery-Blacksburg-Christiansburg Development Corporation

Montgomery County/Blacksburg Local Emergency Planning Committee

Virginia Municipal League Environmental Quality Policy Committee

Blacksburg Housing and Community Development Advisory Board