Goochland County is pleased to announce the following organizational changes taking place in June.
Shaletha Dyson has been named as the new Human Resources Director. Ms. Dyson most recently served as an HR Division Chief for the City of Richmond and has experienced progressive growth throughout her career. "I am excited to join the Goochland Team and I’m looking forward to working with everyone!”, said Dyson. Ms. Dyson replaces Jessica Rice, and officially began her Goochland career on June 1st.
Carla Cave has been named as the new Finance and Management Services Director. Ms. Cave most recently served as the Finance Director for Amelia County. She also has experience working as an auditor for local governments. On her new role, Ms. Cave stated that she is, “excited to meet everyone – stop by anytime!” Ms. Cave replaces Mary Anna Twisdale, and officially began her Goochland career on June 1st.
Parks and Recreation has expanded to Parks, Recreation and Community Engagement. Jessica Kronberg will continue serving as the Director. The Department will continue to provide quality programming and facilities, as well as take on County communications, and all grounds and mowing operations. As part of the change, Carl Lacy has been promoted to Assistant Director of Grounds; and Angelia Miller to Assistant Director of Recreation.
As announced previously, Victor J. “Vic” Carpenter will be the county’s next County Administrator and will begin his duties as County Administrator effective June 20, 2022. Carpenter most recently served as the County Administrator for Kershaw County, South Carolina with more than 25 years of local government experience. Carpenter has served as President of the South Carolina Managers, Administrators and Supervisors Association and has been actively involved in his community through Rotary International, Kiwanis and as President of the Boys and Girls Club. He previously led his county to receive the All-America City Award, oversaw the construction of numerous buildings and managed record fund balances as well as effectively used excess fund balances to provide needed capital upgrades for the county.