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WYTHE THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Volume 1, Issue 2

January 2011

WYTHE THE NEWS

2012 Board of Supervisors Members Wythe County is pleased to welcome the new and returning mem-

bers of the Wythe County Board of Supervisors for 2012.

Here you will find photos and bios for each of your representatives.

New Board of Supervisors Members Joe Hale, native of Pulaski County, moved to Wythe County nearly 12 years ago. He and his wife live in the Miller Creek Community with their two dogs.

Joe Hale Fort Chiswell District

Hale has worked in the construction industry for over 50 years, receiving multiple awards and serving on many committees and foundations. He also served as Artie Hall obtained his bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Emory and Henry College in 2000. Currently, he is the Vice President - Sales and Service for BB&T.

Artie Hall West Wytheville District

He is a self proclaimed advocate of independent property rights, Wythe County tourism and keeping the County’s best resource, people. Hale feels that progress combined with rural life is achievable. Email Address: supvr_fortchiswell@wytheco.org

Board, past president of the Wythe County United Way and a sports analyst for WYVE/WXBX radio.

He lives in Wytheville with his wife, Tonya, and daughter, Katrielle. They are expecting another addition to their family, Kitrah, in January 2012.

According to Hall, his goal is to see Wythe County continue to prosper by creating fairly paid and long lasting jobs. He is also committed to increasing the lines of communication to citizens throughout Wythe County.

Hall is a member of the Wythe County Sports Hall of Fame

Email Address: supvr_westwytheville@wytheco.org

Timothy Allen (Tim) Reeves Sr. was born in Grayson County. He graduated from Fayetteville Technical Institute. In 1976, he joined the United States Army and served three years of active duty in the 82nd Airborne Division as a paratrooper. In 1979, Reeves moved to Wythe County and attended Wythe County Community College. Tim Reeves Supervisor at Large

president of the Roof Consultants Institute.

He is married to Debbie Rosenbaum Reeves and has two sons, Timothy II and Robert.

In 1986, Tim began his law enforcement career. He currently works part-time with the Wythe County Sheriff's Office as a Bailiff. He is a member of Bland Masonic Lodge No. 206, Wytheville American Legion Post 9, Pioneer Ruritan Club and a Virginia High School League Official for the past twenty years. Email Address:: supvr_atlarge@wytheco.org Returning members on insert page 2


Wythe the Board of Supervisors Returning Board of Supervisors Members Gene Horney was born in Wythe County and spent a portion of his youth in Salem, Va. He attended Roanoke Collage before deciding to move back to Wythe County to help his grandfather on the family farm.

Gene Horney Speedwell District

Today Horney operates a beef cattle farm, and drives a school bus for Wythe County Public Schools. He has been on the Board of Supervisors since January 2008 and has been a member of the Speedwell Volunteer Fire Department since 1989 and currently serves as captain. He is also president of the Glade

Gary Houseman is a native of Wythe County and is a graduate of Rural Retreat High School, Wytheville Community College and Emory and Henry College. He earned a Masters of Science in School Administration from Radford University and his doctorate of education from Virginia Tech. He retired from the Wythe County School system in 2006, after 31 years in education.

Gary Houseman Blacklick District

In November 2006, Houseman was blessed to be hired by the people of Berea Christian Church to serve as their pastor. At Berea, he is extremely pleased to be working with a won-

Danny McDaniel was born and raised in Wythe County. He is married to the former Ellen Breeding and has three children He has a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Virginia Tech and a master’s degree from Radford University. McDaniel was an educator in Wythe County for 38 years.

Danny McDaniel East Wytheville District

McDaniel is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Wytheville-Wythe-Bland Chamber of Commerce and Wythe County United Way. He has served as both chair and

Coy McRoberts resides in Eastern Wythe County in the community of Ivanhoe, Virginia. McRoberts has served as the Lead Mines representative on the Wythe County Board of Supervisors since 2010.

Coy McRoberts Lead Mines District

Prior to serving on the Wythe County Board of Supervisors, McRoberts served as the Lead Mines representative on the Wythe County School Board and the Wythe County Planning Commission.

Mountain Saddle club, a member of Farm Bureau and the Wythe County Agriculture Association. His wife of 23 years, Lea, is a teacher’s aide at Speedwell Elementary and his two daughters Brittany and Leanna graduated from Rural Retreat High School. Horney’s his number one goal as supervisor is to represent the people. Email Address:

supvr_speedwell@wytheco.org derful group of people doing what he feels he has been called to do. Houseman is married to his high school sweetheart, the former Rhonda Groseclose. They have two children and five grandchildren. Through his service on the Board of Supervisors, Houseman wants to help make Wythe County the best place possible to live, work, and raise a family. Email Address:

supvr_blacklick@wytheco.org

vice–chair of the Wythe County Board of Supervisors. McDaniel is a current member of the WytheGrayson Library Board of Directors, Wythe County Social Services Board and a member of the Board of Directors of the Virginia Association of Counties.

Email Address:

supvr_eastwytheville@wytheco.org

During his tenure in government service, he has worked to bring progress to all areas of Wythe County, specifically the eastern portion. McRoberts owns several small businesses in Wythe County including McRoberts Auto Sales and McRoberts Towing. Email Address: supvr_leadmines@wytheco.org

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