History of Council Members

​​​NAMEDISTRICTTERM
Jessica P. AbbottKempsville01/01/2017 - 12/31/2024 (Resigned 07/02/2021)
Albert W. Balko (Deceased)Lynnhaven Borough07/01/1986 - 06/30/1990
John A. Baum (Deceased)Blackwater Borough
At Large
07/01/1972 - 06/30/1998
01/12/2000 - 06/30/2000 (Unexpired term of Harold Heischober)
Rita Sweet BellittoAt Large02/23/2010 - 12/31/2010 (Unexpired term of Ron Villaneuva)
01/01/2011 - 12/31/2014 (Resigned 06/18/2011)
​Michael Berlucchi​Rose Hall​05/07/2019 - 12/​31/2019 (Appointed)
11/06/2019 - 12/31/2020 (Unexpired term of Shannon DS Kane)
01/01/2021 - 12/31/2024
A. L. Bonney (Deceased)Kempsville Borough 01/08/1965 - 09/08/1970
Linwood O. Branch, IIIVirginia Beach Borough
Beach
Lynnhaven
07/01/1992 - 06/30/1998
07/01/1998 - 06/30/2002
10/06/2021 - 12/31/2022 (Unexpired term of James L. Wood)
James W. Brazier, Jr.Lynnhaven Borough07/01/1990 - 06/30/1994
S. Paul Brown (Deceased)Princess Anne Borough01/01/1963 - 09/01/1967 (Passed away 07/04/1967)
E. T. Buchanan, IIILynnhaven Borough06/01/1981 - 06/30/1982 (Unexpired term of Donald W. Merrick)
Robert H. Callis, Jr. (Deceased)Virginia Beach Borough09/08/1970 - 06/30/1976
Edward T. Caton, III (Deceased)Virginia Beach Borough01/01/1963 - 09/01/1967 (Resigned 01/10/1966; Selected as Delegate beginning 01/12/1966)
Robert W. Clyburn (Deceased)Kempsville Borough07/01/1990 - 06/30/1994
Nancy A. CreechAt Large07/01/1982 - 06/30/1986
Robert B. Cromwell, Jr.At Large09/01/1966 - 06/30/1978
James E. Darden (Deceased)Lynnhaven Borough01/01/1963 - 09/01/1966
M. Benjamin DavenportAt Large01/01/2015 - 12/31/2018
Glenn R. DavisRose Hall01/01/2009 - 12/31/2016 (Resigned 12/31/2013; Elected to House of Delegates)
Robert K. DeanPrincess Anne Borough07/01/1992 - 06/30/1996
William R. DeStephAt Large07/01/2006 - 12/31/2014 (Resigned 12/31/2013; Elected to House of Delegates)
Harry E. DiezelKempsville12/17/2002 - 06/30/2004 (Unexpired term of Robert Mandigo)
07/01/2004 - 12/31/2012
Frank A. Dusch (Deceased)At Large01/01/1963 - 06/30/1972
Robert M. DyerCenterville07/01/2004 - 11/19/2018​
11/20/2018 - 12/31/2020 (Unexpired term of Williams D. ​Sessoms)
01/01/2021 - 12/31/2024
F. Reid Ervin (Deceased)At Large
Lynnhaven
09/08/1970 - 06/30/1974

07/01/1978 - 06/30/1982

Margaret L. EureCenterville07/01/1998 - 06/30/2000
07/01/2000 - 06/30/2004
Robert E. Fentress (Deceased)Virginia Beach
Borough
07/01/1984 - 06/30/1992
George R. Ferrell (Deceased)At Large09/01/1966 - 06/30/1980
Charles W. Gardner (Deceased)At Large07/01/1972 - 06/30/1976
John R. GriffinLynnhaven Borough
07/01/1974 - 06/30/1978
W. W. (Bill) Harrison, Jr.Lynnhaven Borough
Lynnhaven
07/01/1994 - 06/30/1998
07/01/1998 - 06/30/2002
Harold Heischober (Deceased)At Large03/01/1995 - 01/20/2000 (Unexpired of Moss + one term)
07/01/1980 - 06/30/1992
Barbara M. HenleyPungo Borough


Princess Anne

07/01/1978 - 06/30/1998
07/01/1998 - 06/30/2002
07/01/2006 - 12/31/2022​
L. Stanley Hodges (Deceased)At Large01/01/1963 - 09/01/1966
Clarence A. HollandBayside Borough09/08/1970 - 06/30/1982
Garland L. IsdellKempsville11/19/1973 - 06/30/1974
H. Jack JenningsLynnhaven Borough07/01/1982 - 06/30/1986
Louis R. Jones (Deceased)Bayside Borough

Bayside



07/01/1982 - 06/30/1986
07/01/1990 - 06/30/1998
07/01/1998 - 12/31/2018
05/01/2018 - 11/19/2018 (Unexpired Term of William D. Sessoms - ​​​Mayor)
01/01/2019 - 12/31/2022 (Passed away 06/18/2022)
Robert G. JonesAt Large07/01/1982 - 06/30/1988
Shannon DS KaneRose Hall01/14/2014 - 12/31/2016 (Unexpired term of Glenn Davis)
01/01/2017 - 12/31/2020 (Resigned 04/06/2019)
W. Hugh Kitchin, Jr.Virginia Beach
Borough
01/01/1963 - 09/01/1966
W. H. Kitchin, IIIVirginia Beach
Borough
07/01/1980 - 06/30/1984
Paul J. LanteignePungo07/01/1990 - 06/30/1994
Reba S. McClananPrincess Anne Borough
Rose Hall
07/01/1980 - 06/30/1998
07/01/1998 - 12/31/2008
J. Henry McCoy, Jr. DDS (Deceased)Kempsville07/01/1974 - 06/30/1986
John McCombs (Deceased)Virginia Beach09/01/1963 - 09/01/1970
Richard A. MaddoxBeach07/01/2002 - 06/30/2006
D. Murray Malbon (Deceased)At Large09/01/1966 - 06/30/1974
Robert C. Mandigo, Jr.Kempsville07/01/2000 - 06/30/2004 (Resigned 10/30/2002)
Lawrence E. Marshall (Deceased)Bayside Borough01/01/1963 - 09/01/1970
Brad Martin, P.E.At Large​01/14/2014 -12/31/2014 (Unexpired term of William R. DeSteph)
Donald W. Merrick (Deceased)Lynnhaven Borough07/01/1978 - 06/30/1982 (Resigned 06/01/1981)
Delceno MilesBayside08/09/2022 - 12/31/2022 (Unexpired term of Louis R. Jones)
John D. MossAt Large07/01/1986 - 06/30/1990
07/01/1992 - 03/17/1995 (Resigned 03/17/1995)
11/10/2011 - 12/31/2022
​David Nygaard​Beach​01/01/2019 - 03/19/2019 (Circuit Court ruled election was void. Removed from office 03/19/2019)
Meyera E. Oberndorf (Deceased)At Large07/01/1976 - 12/31/2008
C. B. Owens (Deceased)Virginia Beach01/24/1966 - 09/01/1966
Nancy K. ParkerPrincess Anne
Rose Hall
07/01/1986 - 06/30/2002
J. Curtis Payne (Deceased)Princess Anne
Borough
08/22/1967 - 08/31/1969 (Unexpired term of Paul Brown)
09/01/1978 - 08/31/1980
John L. Perry (Deceased)Bayside Borough07/01/1986 - 06/30/1990
Swindell Pollock (Deceased)Kempsville Borough01/01/1963 - 09/01/1966 (Resigned 10/25/1965)
Jim ReevePrincess Anne07/01/2002 - 06/30/2006
Donald H. Rhodes (Deceased)Kempsville Borough09/08/1970 - 06/30/1974 (Resigned 11/19/1973; Elected to House of Delegates)
Roger L. Riggs (Deceased)Virginia Beach
Borough
07/01/1976 - 06/30/1980
Amelia N. Ross-HammondKempsville01/01/2013 - 12/31/2016
Robert W. "Worth" RemickDistrict 601/01/2023 - 12/31/2026
​Aaron A. Rouse​At Large​01/01/2019 - 12/31/2022
Jennifer RouseDistrict 1001/01/2023 - 12/31/2026
Peter W. SchmidtAt Large07/01/2002 - 06/30/2006
Joash SchulmanDistrict 901/01/2023 - 12/31/2026
William D. Sessoms, Jr.At Large07/01/1988 - 06/30/2002
01/01/2009 - 12/31/2020 (Resigned 04/30/2018)

​Prescott Sherrod

​At Large

08/01/11 - 11/10/11 (Unexpired term of Rita Sweet Bellitto)

G. Dewey Simmons, Jr.(Deceased)Lynnhaven Borough09/01/1966 - 09/01/1970
James E. Snyder (Deceased)Blackwater Borough01/01/1963 - 09/01/1967 (Resigned 08/26/1963)
Patrick L. StandingAt Large07/01/1974 - 06/30/1982
Louisa M. StrayhornKempsville Borough07/01/1994 - 06/30/1998
Frank D. Tarrall, Jr. (Deceased)Virginia Beach09/01/1970 - 09/08/1970
Chris TaylorDistrict 801/01/2023 - 12/31/2026
Earl M. TebaultBlackwater08/09/1963 - 06/30/1972
​Guy K. Tower
​Beach
04/23/2019 - 11/05/2019 (Unexpired term of David Nygaard)
11/06/2019 - 12/31/2022
John E. UhrinBeach07/01/2006 - 12/31/2018
Ronald A. VillanuevaAt Large07/01/2002 - 12/31/2010 (Resigned 12/31/2009; Elected to House of Delegates)
Floyd E. Waterfield, Jr.Pungo Borough09/08/1970 - 06/30/1978
A. M. "Don" WeeksKempsville07/01/1998 - 06/30/2000
Kenneth N. WhitehurstPungo Borough01/01/1963 - 09/01/1970
Rosemary WilsonAt Large07/01/2000 - 12/31/2024
James L. WoodLynnhaven07/01/2002 - 12/31/2022​ (Resigned 08/31/2021)
​Sabrina Wooten​Centerville​11/20/2018 - 12/31/2020 ​(Unexpired term of Robert M. "Bobby" Dyer​​)​
01/01/2021 - 12/31/2024
Page Last Updated: January 10, 2023
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