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Posted on: April 18, 2018

[ARCHIVED] John L. Lumpkins, Jr. Appointed Interim Supervisor by Goochland County Board of Supervisors

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Filling a vacancy on the Board of Supervisors created as a result of the unfortunate and untimely death of Supervisor Ned S. Creasey on March 10, 2018.  

The Board was required by state law to appoint, by April 24, 2018, a qualified voter of District 3 to fill the vacancy until a special election could be held on November 6, 2018.  After a very deliberative selection process, the Board selected John L. Lumpkins, Jr., a qualified voter of District 3 who had expressed an interest and willingness to serve in the capacity of Interim Supervisor.  

Mr. Lumpkins is a long-time resident of Goochland County and has served for a number of years as a member of the Goochland County School Board, currently serving as the Chair.  This was his second term as chair, having previously served in this role in 2015.  A graduate of the University of Dayton and the University of Richmond T.C. Williams School of Law, he currently operates his own law firm.

“Mr. Lumpkins will be a welcome addition to the Board”, said Ken Peterson, Chairman of the Goochland County Board of Supervisors, “steeped in experience he shares the vision for the County and will be a valued asset.” Mr. Lumpkins will officially be sworn in and take the oath of office on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 2 p.m. as part of the Goochland County Board of Supervisors May 1, 2018 meeting.  His term of shall conclude when a candidate is elected on November 6, 2018 and qualifies for the office.

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