The Alleghany County Board of Supervisors appoints citizens to serve on many boards and commissions. Some appointments are made by magisterial district, others at-large, and some are recommendations for appointment by the Circuit Court.


Any appointments to the Alleghany County School Board are advertised pursuant to the Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended.


The Board seeks input from citizens of the County regarding interest in serving on various committees. The following is a list of Boards and Commissions to which the Supervisors appoint individuals at various times due to term expiration, resignation, etc.:

Board of Building Code Appeals

Board of Equalization (only active during reassessments)

Alleghany Highlands Community Services Board

Dabney S. Lancaster Community College Board

Comprehensive Services Act - CPMT

Four-Year Old At-Risk Committee

Industrial Development Authority

League of Older Americans Advisory Board

Charles P. Jones Memorial Library Board

Planning Commission

Recreation Board

Social Services Board

TAP Board of Directors

Water and Sewer Commission

Board of Zoning Appeals

Anyone interested in serving on any of these committees should send a letter and resume to the County Administratorís Office, c/o Melissa Munsey, Deputy Clerk to the Board, 9212 Winterberry Avenue, Suite C, Covington, VA 24426. Include your name, address, magisterial district, phone number, and any other information you feel would be helpful. Also, indicate all of the above committees in which your are interested. Submitted names will be placed on a list for consideration of future appointments.  You can also fill out a "Citizen Volunteer Application for Appointment" form which can be obtained by contacting Mrs. Munsey or by clicking hereYour application, resume, and/or letter will be kept on file and active for one year.


Anyone with questions regarding any of the committees should contact Mrs. Munsey at (540) 863-6600 or via e-mail at


Click here to view a chart showing individuals serving on various Boards and Commissions with term expirations.