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Posted on: November 29, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Roanoke County Board of Supervisors Announces Appointment for Windsor Hills District

David F. Radford
November 29, 2018 – The Board of Supervisors of Roanoke County is pleased to announce the appointment of David F. Radford to fill the vacancy in the Windsor Hills Magisterial District. Mr. Radford will hold office until a special election in November 2019. The person elected at the special election will serve the remainder of Joseph P. McNamara’s term as a result of his election to the Virginia House of Delegates. Mr. McNamara’s term expires December 31, 2021.

“David has prior experience in serving Roanoke County while on the Planning Commission and is familiar with the departments and staff,” said Board Chairwoman Martha Hooker. “His good business acumen, coupled with his background working routinely with budgets and finance make him an excellent representative for the Windsor Hills District.”

“I am humbled and honored to represent the Windsor Hills Magisterial District during this interim period,” said newly appointed Supervisor David F. Radford. “My desire to serve as supervisor comes from the heart to help our community grow, prosper, and remain an attractive, vibrant community.”

Mr. Radford, 60, is currently studying to receive a Master of Engineering degree in Construction Engineering Management from the University of Alabama Birmingham. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from East Carolina University. Mr. Radford is a small business owner providing professional management of turnkey construction services for light commercial, land acquisition and development, along with single and multi-family projects. His previous experience includes work as a Lease and Property Tax Accountant with Advance Auto Parts, a Project Manager with English Construction Company, and a Property Manager/Owner/Developer with Woodhaven Investments, Inc. In addition to serving six years on the Roanoke County Planning Commission, Mr. Radford has also overseen multiple construction projects across the Roanoke Valley, including Green Ridge Recreation Center, Mason’s Crest Community, Woodhaven Office Park, McVitty Forest, South Jefferson Place, Glen Ivy, and numerous other single and multi-family communities. Mr. Radford is married with three children.

The Board accepted applications for the vacancy until November 18. Twelve applications were received. Applicants were asked to submit a 300-word essay on why they wanted to be the Supervisor to represent the Windsor Hills Magisterial District and whey they felt they were qualified to serve. The Board voted unanimously to appoint Mr. Radford.

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