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William A. Orndoff

Vice Chair

Winchester and Clarke/Frederick counties

Serves as chair of the Compensation & Benefits Committee and is a member of the Governance Committee.

Larry Howdyshell

William A. “Bill” Orndoff lives in Stephenson and has served as a director from the city of Winchester and Clarke/Frederick counties since 2015. He currently serves as the Vice Chair of the board. He is also the chair of the Compensation & Benefits Committee and a member of the Governance Committee.

Bill is the owner of Sanctuary Builders, LLC. Previously, he was the vice president of rental and customer service for Winchester Equipment, and prior to that was the owner-operator of Clearbrook Feed & Supply, Valley Lawn Service and Black Heart Stables. Bill holds an associate’s degree in Applied Science-Agricultural Business Management from Lord Fairfax Community College, and he is a Credentialed Cooperative Director and holds a Board Leadership Certificate through the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association.

Bill is a member of the Clear Brook Volunteer Fire Department, where he previously served as fire chief. He is also active with the Frederick County Fair, Frederick County Republican Committee, Round Hill United Methodist Church and the Virginia Conference of UMC. He is a certified lay speaker and staff parish relations committee chair at his church, as well as vice president of the men’s group, a youth leader, Sunday School teacher and member of the praise team.

Bill was named Outstanding Youth Frederick County Fair in 1976 and held FFA positions of president, vice president and sentinel in high school. He received numerous contest awards including third in the nation in 1983 on the parliamentary procedure team.

Bill and his wife, Amy, have one son.

Related Information

SVEC is governed by a democratically elected board of directors. Directors serve four-year terms.

SVEC’s senior staff is charged with overseeing the day-to-day success of the cooperative.