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Virginia Sheriffs’ Association
The Voice of Virginia’s Sheriffs & Deputies

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.

Board of Directors 2023-2024


Lenny Millholland, Sheriff
Frederick County

Immediate Past President

Fred S. Clark, Sheriff
Halifax County

First Vice President

Brad W. Nunnally, Sheriff
Powhatan County

Second Vice President

Antionette V. Irving, Sheriff
City of Richmond


B. C. “Chip” Shuler, Sheriff
Smyth County


Steven N. Creasey, Sheriff
Goochland County

Legislative Committee Chairman

Arthur Townsend, Jr.,  Sheriff
Lunenburg County

Past Presidents

Vanessa R. Crawford, Sheriff
City of Petersburg

Darrell W. Warren, Jr., Sheriff
Gloucester County

Steve M. Draper, Sheriff
City of Martinsville

Regional Directors

Region I

Kevin A. Kemp, Sheriff
Carroll County

Region II

Daniel M. Smith, Sheriff
Patrick County

Region III

G. Steve Funkhouser, Sheriff
Rockbridge County

Region IV

James E. Brown, III, Sheriff
City of Charlottesville

Region V

David P. Decatur, Jr., Sheriff
Stafford County

Region VI

Michael L. Chapman,  Sheriff
Loudoun County

Region VII

John A. Beauchamp, Sheriff 
Northumberland County

Region VIII

Karl S. Leonard, Sheriff
Chesterfield County

Region IX

Carlos Turner, Sheriff
Surry County

Region X

Karen E. Bowden, Sheriff
City of Hampton