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was elected to the Board of Supervisors beginning January 1, 2014, with his
current term expiring December 31, 2021. As a member of the Board, he serves on
the following committees: Buildings and Grounds, Automobile, Augusta-Rockingham
Liaison Committee, Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission, Technology
Committee and the Community Criminal Justice Board.
Additionally, Supervisor Chandler is a member of the Port Republic Cemetery
Board of Trustees, a member of the Industrial Commercial Ministries (ICM) Board
and is a certified chaplain, and a member of the First Church of the Nazarene
in Harrisonburg, Virginia.
Supervisor Chandler was the 2012 recipient of the Lifelong Public Servant of
the Year Award, presented by James Madison University Department of Political
Science, School of Public & International Affairs, and College of Arts
Supervisor Chandler retired from the Town of Dayton where he served as Public
Works Director for five years and Town Manager for 23 years. During his time
with the Town, Supervisor Chandler served on the Harrisonburg-Rockingham
Regional Sewer Authority, including serving as Chairman. He was also a member
of the Virginia Local Government Management Association from 2000 to 2012.
Supervisor Chandler is a lifelong resident of the County, and he resides in
Port Republic with his wife, Cheryl. He and his wife have been married since
1982, and have two children, Bradley and Jessica.
District 3 includes the town of Grottoes and the communities of Keezletown,
Port Republic, Melrose, Massanetta Springs, Cross Keys, and a portion of Penn