Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission

Type: Commission

Meeting Frequency: Fourth Thursday, at 3:00 p.m., 313 Luck Avenue, S. W.

Contact: Secretary: Wayne Strickland, (540) 343-4417;

Members: Six (6)

Term of OfficeEligible for Reappointment
William D. Bestpitch (Elected Official)06/30/21No
Elda Stanco Downey06/30/21Yes
Djuna L. Osborne (Elected Official)06/30/21Yes
Joseph L. Cobb (Elected Official)06/30/20Yes
J. Frederick Gusler06/30/21Yes
Peter Volosin06/30/21Yes

Purpose: See Article 2, Chapter 34, (Sec. 15.1-403, et sec.) of the 1950 Code of Virginia, as amended.

NOTE: On December 22, 1975, the Executive Director of the Fifth Planning District Commission advised that due to annexation, the City is entitled to an additional member on the Fifth Planning District Commission and the new appointee should be a member of the elected governing body. The Executive Director also advised by telephone that the term of office would be for three years ending December 31.

*Effective October 28, 1999, the Commission’s name was changed to Roanoke Valley - Alleghany Regional Commission.

*See communication under date of March 8, 2002, from the Secretary to the Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission advising of the change in the expiration term.

By-Laws require that the majority of slots be filled by an elected official.