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 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.



Steve F. Dempsey, Sheriff (I)
King George County

Immediate Past President:

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

First Vice President:

Timothy C. Carter, Sheriff (R)
Shenandoah County

Second Vice President:

Darrell W. Warren, Jr., Sheriff (R)
Gloucester County


Kevin W. Hall, Sheriff (I)
Alleghany County


Fred S. Clark, Sheriff (I)
Halifax County

Past Presidents:

Beth Arthur, Sheriff (D)
Arlington County

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

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

Legislative Committee Chairman:

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


Region I

John B. “J.B.” Gardner, Sheriff (R)
Carroll County

Region II

Lane A. Perry, Sheriff (I)
Henry County

Region III

Timothy A. Allen, Sheriff (D)
City of Roanoke

Region IV

Donald L. Smith, Sheriff (I)
Augusta County

Region V

Lenny Millholland, Sheriff (I)
Frederick County

Region VI

Dana A. Lawhorne,  Sheriff (D)
City of Alexandria

Region VII

L. Mark Barrick, Sheriff (I)
Mathews County

Region VIII

Brad W. Nunnally, Sheriff (I)
Powhatan County

Region IX

Wesley W. Reed, Sheriff (D)
Prince Edward County

Region X

Kenneth W. Stolle, Sheriff (R)
City of Virginia Beach

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