Thomas elected board chairman
MILFORD – Supervisor Floyd Thomas will lead the Caroline County Board of Supervisors in 2013.
The supervisors unanimously elected Thomas as their chairman for 2013 in a brief organizational session that was a prelude to their regular meeting on Tuesday of last week. Supervisor Calvin Taylor was elected vice chairman.
The positions of chairman and vice chairman are for one-year terms.
Thomas served as vice chairman in 2012, 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 in the past, 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.