About Region 9

Region 9 consists of the city of Charlottesville; and the counties of Albemarle, Culpeper, Fauquier, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, Madison, Nelson, Orange, and Rappahannock.

The Central Virginia Partnership for Economic Development serves as Region 9’s support organization. The support organization will provide fiduciary oversight and administrative services for activities related to GO Virginia in Region 9.

Region 9 At-A-Glance

Total Population
Total Employment
Unemployment Rate
Median Income Level

Light Manufacturing
Biotechnology and Biomedicine
Food and Beverage Manufacturing
IT and Communications
Financial and Business Services

Regional Priority Industry Clusters

Council Members

Tom Click, Chair
Jim Cheng, Vice Chair
The Hon. Fitzgerald Barnes
Chip Boyles
Suzanne Jessup Brooks
Shelby Brugiere
Steve Carter
Brian Cole
Jim Crozier
Ed Dalrymple
Steven De Jong
Frank Friedman
Miles Friedman
Janet Gullickson
Ray Knott
Kurt Krueger
S. Pace Lochte
Patrick Mauney
Paul McCulla
David Pettit
Steve Ray
Ed Scott
Andy Wade
Liz Walters

Regional Resources

Recent News



Shannon Holland

Notice: The Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is the state agency responsible for administering the GO Virginia program. Any documents supplied on this page are sourced directly from DHCD. Please forward any administrative questions to DHCD.