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Chesterfield County

Supervisors, School Board, Constitutional Offices

Contact Information for Chesterfield County Elected Officials

Form of Government

  • Government Form: County Charter
  • Operates under a charter granted by the General Assembly.
  • Five-member Board of Supervisors elected from districts to concurrent four-year terms in partisan elections.
  • Appoints a County Administrator
  • Five elected Constitutional Officers.


  • Prepare and approve the county budget
  • Levy taxes and appropriate funds
  • Audit claims against the county
  • Issue warrants in settlement of all claims and accounts
  • Construct and maintain county buildings
  • Approve and enforce the county's comprehensive plan and land use control ordinances
  • Make and enforce ordinances for police, sanitation, health, and environmental government as authorized by law
  • Provide for the care and treatment of indigent and physically handicapped county citizens

Board of Supervisors

Board of Supervisors 4-Year Term, Next Election: 2019

Board meets 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at 3:00pm (with exceptions)
County Administration Building, Public Meeting Room,
10001 Iron Bridge Road
Mailing address:
P.O. Box 40
Chesterfield, VA 23832-0040
Phone: (804) 748-1200 FAX: (804) 717-6297

Bermuda District
Dorothy A. Jaeckle, Chair (R)
Office: 748-1211 Home/Voice Mail: 748-4384

Clover Hill District
Christopher M. Winslow (R)
Office: 748-1211
Voice Mail: 768-7396

Dale District
James "Jim" Holland (D)
Office: 748-1211
Voice Mail: 768-7528

Matoaca District
Steve A. Elswick (R)
Office: 748-1211
Voice Mail: 768-7400

Midlothian District
Lesley A. T. Haley, Vice Chair (R)
Office: 748-1211
Voice Mail: (804) 768-7397

School Board

  • 4-year Term, Next Election: November 2019
  • Elected by district in non-partisan election.
  • Has no taxing authority.
  • Appoints School Superintendent

Board meets 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month, 6:30pm, except July, November, and December at the Public Meeting Room, 10001 Iron Bridge Road
Phone: (804) 748-1405

Bermuda District
Carrie E. Coyner
(804) 839-7117 (voicemail)

Clover Hill District
Dianne H. Smith
(804) 839-7121 (voicemail)

Dale District
John M. Erbach, Chair
(804) 332-1826 (voice mail)

Matoaca District
Robert W. "Rob" Thompson, Vice Chair
(804) 332-1812 (voicemail)

Midlothian District
Javaid E. Siddiqi
(804) 332-1856 (voice mail)

Constitutional Offices

Treasurer 4-Year Term, Next Election:2019
Cary A. Adams (R)
P. O. Box 70
Chesterfield, VA 23832-0070
748-1201 (O) 751-4993 (FAX)

Sheriff 4-Year Term, Next Election:2019
Karl S. Leonard (R)
P. O. Box 7
Chesterfield, VA 23832 -0040
748-1261 (O) 717-6338 (FAX)

Commonwealth's Attorney 4-Year Term, Next Election: 2019
Daniel J. Schmitt (R)
P. O. Box 25
Chesterfield, VA 23832-0025
748-1221 (O) 717-6277 (FAX)

Commissioner of Revenue 4-Year Term, Next Election: 2019
Jenefer Hughes (D)
P. O. Box 124
Chesterfield, VA 23832-0124
748-1281 (O) 768-8649 (FAX)

Clerk of the Circuit Court 8-Year Term, Next Election: 2023
Wendy S Hughes (R)
P. O. Box 125
Chesterfield, VA 23832
748-1241 (O)796-5625 (FAX)

James River Soil & Water Conservation District

3-Year Term, Next Election: , Board meets the first Thursday of each month. Phone: (804) 751-4401 Fax: (804) 751-0515

Chesterfield Elected Members

Margie D. Davis
Extension Services
P.O. Box 146
Chesterfield, VA 23832

Carey Lynn Allen
Extension Services
P. O. Box 146
Chesterfield, VA 23832