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
Elizabeth Crowther
Bruce Davis
Kent Farmer
Darryl Fisher
Steve Goodall
Lisa Hull
Mike Jenkins
Kim McClellan
Leslye McDade Morrison
Troy Paino
Anne Richardson
Bryan Taliaferro
John Wells

Regional Resources

Recent News

Community Idea Stations
May 15, 2018
Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal
March 14, 2018
The Free Lance-Star
February 22, 2018

Upcoming Events

Jun 11
11:00 am
Bowling Green, VA
Aug 13
11:00 am


Kate Gibson
Senior Planner

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.