WVRJ Authority Board

2017 WVRJA Board Meeting Schedule


  • The Western Virginia Regional Jail Authority meets on a monthly basis.
  • Meetings begin at nine (9) a.m. local time (unless otherwise listed) and the public is invited to attend.
  • The meetings will be held at the Western Virginia Regional Jail, 
  • 5885 West River Road, Salem, VA, 24153.

WVRJ Authority Board Meeting dates are as followed:

  • January 5, 2017
  • February 2, 2017- Cancelled
  • March 2, 2017- Cancelled
  • April 6, 2017
  • May 4, 2017- Cancelled
  • June 1, 2017-Cancelled
  • July 6, 2017
  • August 3, 2017
  • September 7, 2017
  • October 5, 2017
  • November 2, 2017
  • December 7, 2017

Authority Board Minutes

 Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes 

Franklin County                                                 Montgomery County

new Bill Overton

Bill Overton, Sheriff Member

new hank

C.H. Partin, Sheriff Member

New Duane Amos

Duane Amos, Alternate Sheriff Member

New Chris Whitlow

Chris Whitlow, Administrative Member

New Brent Robertson

Brent Robertson, Alternate Administrative Member

New Charles Wagner

Charles Wagner, Elected Member

New Ron Thompson

Ron Thompson, Alternate Elected Member

k.Houg

Kimberly D. Houg, Alternate Sheriff Member

New Craig Meadows

Craig Meadows, Administrative Member

New Carol edmonds

Carol Edmonds, Alternate Administrative Member

New Todd King

Todd King, Elected Member

New Mary Biggs

Mary Biggs, Alternate Elected Member

Roanoke County                                                 City of Salem

New Eric Orange

Eric Orange, Sheriff Member

New Steve Turner

Steve Turner, Alternate Sheriff Member

New Rebecca Owens

Rebecca Owens, Treasurer Administrative Member

New Daniel ODonnell

Daniel O'Donnell, Alternate Administrative Member

New Joseph McNamara

Joseph McNamara, Elected Member

New Martha Hooker

Martha Hooker, Alternate Elected Member

E. Atkins

Ric Atkins, Sheriff Member

New April Staton

April Staton, Alternate Sheriff Member

New Jay Taliaferro

Jay Taliaferro, Chairman Administrative Member

New Rosie Jordan

Rosie Jordan, Alternate Administrative Member

New Bill Jones

Bill Jones, Elected Member

New Randy Foley

Randy Foley, Alternate Elected Member

Authority Board Counsel                                    Clerk to the Authority Board

New Jim Guynn

Jim Guynn

New Jodi Bishop

Jodi Bishop

Western Virginia Regional Jail Authority Board Members


The governing body of the Western Virginia Regional Jail is made up of representatives from the participating jurisdictions. Participating jurisdictions for Western Virginia Regional Jail are Roanoke County, Franklin County, Montgomery County, and the City of Salem.

Contacting Board Members


Correspondence for jail board members should be mailed to:
(Board Member Name)
Western Virginia Regional Jail Authority Board
5885 West River Road
Salem, VA 24153