William “Butch” Snow

William “Butch” Snow

Chairman

William “Butch” Snow, VCC Chairman, was born and raised on the west coast (California and Arizona) before moving to Augusta County in 1988 where he started a cow/calf operation the following year. In 2005, he moved … Read More →


Mark Battin

Mark Battin

Mark Battin is the newest addition to the VCC Board. He's recently retired from a real estate career in the Staunton, Waynesboro and Augusta region, and also brings to VCC a wealth of experience in … Read More →


Steve Clinton

Steve Clinton

Steve, now retired from a career in in the engineering, architecture, and construction industry, served on the Botetourt County Board of Supervisors for fifteen years, including five terms as chairman. He has been a member of … Read More →


Abbie Cutter

Abbie Cutter

Abbie Cutter and her husband Bowman currently own two properties under open space easement – one in Waterford, VA eased in the earliest years of the program, and a farm in Augusta County recently designated a … Read More →


Anna Lawson

Anna Lawson

Anna Lawson, a former writer and editor of publications for Hollins College and the Kettering Foundation, has served on various local and state boards, chairing that of The Nature Conservancy-Virginia Chapter, Hollins University, TAP (the Roanoke … Read More →


Wilson F. “Wick” Vellines

Wilson F. “Wick” Vellines

Wick and his wife Betty have been members of VCC since 1995, and Wick served as legal advisor to VCC in its infancy. A graduate of Washington and Lee undergraduate and law degree programs, Wick is … Read More →


Eric Fitzgerald

Eric Fitzgerald

Eric Fitzgerald is a life-long resident of Augusta County.  Growing up on a small farm near Quick’s Mill, Eric gained a love for the outdoors and agriculture.  After earning an Associate’s Degree from Blue Ridge Community … Read More →


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Staunton, VA 24401
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    April 22 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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