Board of Directors

VSA Board of Directors

Many dedicated sheriffs have served on the VSA Board over the years. An executive staff manages VSA. Governing policies are decided by the President and members of the Board of Directors (20 sheriffs) at the annual conference and meetings of the Board of Directors.

Committees of VSA consist of the Legislative Committee, Bylaws Committee, and Audit Committee as provided in the Association’s Bylaws. Other committees may be appointed by, and serve, at the pleasure of the President of the Association.



John “Jack” Weisenburger, Sheriff (D)
City of Bristol

Immediate Past President:

Beth Arthur, Sheriff (D)
Arlington County

First Vice President:

Arthur Townsend, Jr.,  Sheriff (I)
Lunenburg  County

Second Vice President:

Richard A. Vaughan, Sheriff (I)
Grayson County


Brian K. Roberts, Sheriff (I)
Brunswick County


Gabe A. Morgan, Sheriff (D)
City of Newport News

Past Presidents:

Raleigh H. Isaacs, Sr.,  Sheriff (I)
City of Suffolk

B. J. Roberts, Sheriff (D)
City of Hampton

Steve M. Draper, Sheriff (I)
City of Martinsville

Legislative Committee Chairman:



Region I

Brian L. Hieatt, Sheriff (D)
Tazewell County

Region II

Michael W. “Mike” Taylor, Sheriff (I)
Pittsylvania County

Region III

Kevin W. Hall, Sheriff (I)
Alleghany County

Region IV

Steven S. Smith, Sheriff (R)
Greene County

Region V

Timothy C. Carter., Sheriff (R)
Shenandoah County

Region VI

Michael L. “Mike” Chapman,  Sheriff (R)
Loudoun County

Region VII

Douglas A. Bryant, Sheriff (D)
Richmond County

Region VIII

Vanessa R. Crawford, Sheriff (D)
City of Petersburg

Region IX

Raymond Bell, Sheriff (I)
Sussex County

Region X

Todd E. Godwin, Sheriff (I)
Accomack County

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