Governor Terry McAuliffe has appointed Fluvanna Sheriff Ryant L. Washington to be his Special Policy Advisor for Law Enforcement for the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control.
Sheriff Washington has served in law enforcement since 1990 both as Deputy Sheriff and Virginia State Trooper. His education and training includes a diploma in Business Administration from National Business College, studies at the Criminal Justice Program at Piedmont Virginia Community College, and completion of the Executive Management Training at the National Sheriffs’ Institute. Sheriff Washington is Past President of the Virginia Sheriffs’ Association, and he serves on the Board of Directors for the National Sheriffs’ Association. He is a member of the National Commission on Forensic Science and the Piedmont Virginia Community College Advisory Board. Sheriff Washington and his wife, Camilla, a registered nurse, have twin sons, Christopher and Nicholas.
Click HERE to read the Daily Progress story from April 23, 2014.