Economic Development Authority

The function of the Economic Development Authority is to promote the orderly economic growth of King William without detriment to the County’s natural environment and in a manner consistent with the direction provided by the Board of Supervisors in the County’s Land Use Plan and Ordinance.


  • 2nd Wednesday bimonthly (January, March, May, July, September, November) at 7:00pm
  • Held in the County Administration Building Board Room - 180 Horse Landing Road, King William, VA 23086, and via Zoom.
  • 2022 Meeting Schedule (Updated June 2022)

Member Requirements

  • Nine members - appointed by the King William County Board of Supervisors.
  • Cannot be an officer or employee of King William County.
  • Required to take oath of office before assuming position and with subsequent reappointments.
  • Must file appropriate Conflict of Interest form with the Deputy Clerk to the Board of Supervisors upon appointment and annually thereafter.
  • Four-year staggered terms.
  • By-Laws - Adopted July 7, 2020

Submit a Community Service Application

Current Economic Development Authority Board Members

  • Tiffany Barber
    Appointment Expires June 30, 2026
  • Jay Brown
    Appointment Expires June 30, 2024
  • Gene L. Campbell, Jr., Secretary/Treasurer
    Appointment Expires June 30, 2024
  • Robert Hardwick
    Appointment Expires June 30, 2026
  • Kenny A. Holderied
    Appointment Expires June 30, 2023
  • Charles F. Piersa, Vice Chair
    Appointment Expires June 30, 2025
  • C. Meade Rhoads, Jr., Chair
    Appointment Expires June 30, 2025
  • D. Straughan Robinson, III
    Appointment Expires June 30, 2023
  • Sarah Williams
    Appointment Expires June 30, 2026


Do you sell produce, honey, livestock, meat, hay/straw, fiber, plants, firewood/lumber, host events on your farm, or actively engage in agriculture? we want to hear from you!

The King William County Economic Development Authority is soliciting all agriculture businesses to develop an Agri-tourism brochure to promote the agriculture and forestry industry in the county. The free advertisement supports fresh, local, Virginia products to consumers in and around King William County.

To apply, fill out this application and email to