County Administration

Kenneth A. Young
Kenneth A. Young, County Administrator

Kenneth “Kenny” A. Young brings more than 25 years of local government and private sector management experience and holds the distinction of being an International City/County Management Association (ICMA) Credentialed Manager. Young began his local government career in 1991 as a budget and management intern for the City of Las Cruces, New Mexico, while he attended graduate school.

Young most recently served as an Assistant County Administrator for Loudoun County, Virginia, where he oversaw the County community development agencies which included the Departments of Economic Development, Building and Development, Planning and Zoning, and served as the liaison to Virginia Cooperative Extension--Loudoun County.

Prior to his position as Assistant County Administrator, Young served in a series of progressively responsible positions in jurisdictions across the country including Assistant Town Administrator in Capitol Heights, Maryland; Acting Assistant City Manager and Director of Housing and Neighborhood Services in North Las Vegas, Nevada; Vice President of Strategic Solutions, a government affairs consulting firm based in Las Vegas, Nevada; and served in the County Manager’s Office as a Senior Management Analyst for Clark County, Nevada.
Derek Stamey, Deputy County Administrator for Operations

Derek provides oversight to the Parks & Recreation Department, Animal Protection, Convenience Centers, Major Capital Construction, Building Maintenance & Grounds operations, Fleet Management and other duties and projects as assigned.

Derek has worked in local government for over 12 years serving in Henrico and Hanover Counties prior to coming to Goochland in 2009. Since 2009, he had served as the County’s Parks, Recreation & Facilities Director.

He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Administration and subsequently earned a Masters of Public Administration with an emphasis in local government administration, both from Virginia Commonwealth University.
Todd Kilduff, Assistant County Administrator for Utilities and Community Development

Todd provides leadership to the utilities operations and to the Community Development department and other duties and projects as assigned.

Todd has over 15 years of experience in Engineering, almost 10 years in Procurement and Capital Projects, over 4 years in the Federal Government and Military, and over 4 years in Local Government.

He holds an A.A. degree from Allegany College of Maryland and a B.S. degree from Frostburg State University, majoring in Environmental Analysis and Planning with a minor in Biology. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Virginia.
Primary undertakings of the County Administration include:
  • Oversee the operations of the organization
  • Serve the needs of the Board of Supervisors, and follow up on all pertinent matters
  • Advance the Board's strategic priorities, working in collaboration with internal and external customers
  • Present and monitor the annual report card of success indicators for the Strategic Plan
  • Conduct and analyze the citizen satisfaction survey
  • Promote transparency - issue Board agenda packets, maintain minutes and video/audio recordings of public meetings, provide spending details through the online check register, publish detailed annual budget documents, present detailed quarterly budget projections, etc.
  • Answer requests of citizens and businesses, including responding to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests
  • Maintain AAA credit rating
  • Oversee all financial plans, including the annual audit, the operating budget, and the Capital Improvement Program