Thomas elected board chairman
(updates – adds that Taylor has been chairman, vice chairman in the past)
MILFORD – Floyd Thomas has been elected chairman of the Caroline County Board of Supervisors, and Calvin Taylor was elected vice chairman.
The supervisors elected a new chairman and vice chairman during an organizational session prior to the start of their regular meeting on Tuesday evening this week.
Their colleagues on the board elected Thomas and Taylor unanimously to the one-year posts.
Thomas was vice chairman last year, and Wayne Acors was chairman.
Thomas, who represents the Mattaponi District, has served on the Board of Supervisors since 1992 and has held the chairman’s post a number of times, most recently in 2011.
Thomas, who lives in Bowling Green, is employed by computer software vendor Adobe and has over 25 years of experience in the computer technology field. He has served on the telecommunication and utilities steering committee of the Virginia Association of Counties and also is the board representative to the Fredericksburg Regional Alliance.
Taylor, who represents the Port Royal District, served on the board from 1992-2007 and was elected again in 2011; like Thomas, he has held the positions of chairman and vice chairman at various times in the past. He retired as assistant principal of Caroline Middle School and lives in Woodford.
Taylor is one of two board representatives to the George Washington Regional Commission and also serves on the policy committee of the Fort A.P. Hill Joint Land Use Study.