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Agricultural Development Advisory Committee

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The Fauquier County Agricultural Advisory Committee is established as a standing committee to promote the agricultural industry with Fauquier County, increase the economic viability of farming and advise the Board of Supervisors on matters affecting the agricultural economy and its development.

Responsibilities, Appointment, & Terms

Committee Term:  4-year term, concurrent with Board of Supervisors term.


Board Member/Staff Representing TERM EXPIRATION
 Christopher T. Butler  Board of Supervisors**  12/31/2020
 Richard R. Gerhardt  Board of Supervisors**  12/31/2020

 Jessica R. Swan

 Marshall District  12/31/2023
 James B. Messick  Cedar Run District  12/31/2023
 VACANT  Center District  12/31/2023
 Holly Glenn Martin  Scott District  12/31/2023
 Nathan Butler  Lee District  12/31/2023
 Jesse Straight  Citizen at Large  12/31/2023
 VACANT  Citizen at Large  12/31/2023
 VACANT  Citizen at Large  12/31/2023
 VACANT  Farm Services   12/31/2023
 Tim Mize  VPI & VSU Extension  12/31/2023
 Larry Dunn JMSWCD   12/31/2023
 Ray Pickering, Director

Dept of Agricultural Development*

35 Culpeper Street

Warrenton, VA 20186

(540) 422-8280




 *Denotes staff lead.

**BOS representatives are appointed annually.

Meetings and Agendas

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