About Region 6

Region 6, also known as the Mary Ball Washington Regional Council, consists of the city of Fredericksburg; and the counties of Caroline, Essex, Gloucester, King and Queen, King George, King William, Lancaster, Mathews, Middlesex, Northumberland, Richmond, Spotsylvania, Stafford, and Westmoreland.

The George Washington Regional Commission serves as Region 6’s support organization. The support organization will provide fiduciary oversight and administrative services for activities related to GO Virginia in Region 6.

Region 6 At-A-Glance

Total Population
Total Employment
Unemployment Rate
Median Income Level

Seafood Processing / Aquaculture / Commercial Fishing
Forestry / Wood Products / Paper
Logistics / Distribution
Information / Data Centers
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services

Regional Priority Industry Clusters

Council Members

William Beale, Chair
Carlton Revere, Vice Chair
Wally Beauchamp
Lou Belcher
Mike Broz
Elizabeth Crowther
Bruce Davis
Kent Farmer
Darryl Fisher
Jeron Hayes
Lisa Hull
Mike Jenkins
Kim McClellan
Leslye McDade Morrison
Troy Paino
Deirdre Powell-White
Anne Richardson
Bryan Taliaferro
John Wells

Regional Resources

Recent News

Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal
March 14, 2018
The Free Lance-Star
February 22, 2018
Government Technology Magazine
December 27, 2017


Kate Gibson
Senior Planner

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