Region 8 Information
About Region 8
Region 8 consists of the cities of Buena Vista, Harrisonburg, Lexington, Staunton, Waynesboro, Winchester; and the counties of Augusta, Bath, Clarke, Frederick, Highland, Page, Rockbridge, Rockingham, Shenandoah, and Warren.
The Northern Shenandoah Valley Regional Commission serves as Region 8’s leading support organization, with additional support from the Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission and the Shenandoah Valley Partnership. These support organizations collectively provide administrative services and fiduciary oversight for activities related to GO Virginia in Region 8.
Region 8 At-A-Glance
Median Income Level
Financial and Business Services
IT and Communications
Transportation and Logistics
Value-added Food-related Manufacturing
Joanie Eiland, Vice Chair
- Shenandoah Valley Partnership
- Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission
- Northern Shenandoah Valley Regional Commission
Additional Points of Contact:
- Bonnie Riedesel
Executive Director, Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission
- Brandon Davis
Executive Director, Northern Shenandoah Valley Regional Commission
October 14, 2020
October 12, 2020
Learn more on DHCD's Website
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.