Board of Directors

SVEC is governed by a democratically elected 12-member Board of Directors. Each year, at SVEC’s annual meeting, directors are elected by the member-owners. They serve four-year terms.

*Denotes Director Emeritus status, a designation that lasts 18 months and allows the director to attend Board meetings and serve in an advisory role, but not vote.

Fred C. Garber, Board Chair, Shenandoah/Warren counties

  • Director since June 1984
  • Executive Committee
  • Finance Committee
  • ODEC Director
  • Lives in Mt. Jackson

David E. Ferguson, Vice Chair, Shenandoah/Warren/Page counties

  • Director since July 2015
  • Annual Meeting Committee, Chairman
  • Strategic Planning Committee
  • Lives in Edinburg

Suzanne S. Obenshain, Secretary/Treasurer, Rockingham County

  • Director since July 2016
  • Finance Committee
  • Lives in Lacey Spring

Brent Arbogast, Rockingham County

  • Director since June 2018
  • Lives in Lacey Spring

Stephen W. Burkholder, Rockingham County

  • Director since June 1992
  • Compensation & Benefits Committee, Chairman
  • Strategic Planning Committee
  • Lives in Broadway

*Joyce R. Craun, Augusta/Highland counties

  • Director from June 2001-2017
  • Lives in Mt. Solon

Brian K. Plum, Page County

  • Director since June 2018
  • Lives in Luray

Larry C. Howdyshell, Augusta/Highland counties

  • Director¬†since June 1992
  • Strategic Planning Committee
  • VMDAEC Director
  • Lives in Mt. Solon

*Charles H. Huffman, Augusta/Highland counties

  • Director from June 2005-2018
  • Lives in Mt. Solon

Robbie F. Marchant, City of Winchester

  • Director since May 2011
  • Strategic Planning Committee, Chair
  • Finance Committee
  • Lives in Winchester

William A. Orndoff, city of Winchester and Clarke/Frederick counties

  • Director since July 2015
  • Annual Meeting Committee
  • Compensation & Benefits Committee
  • Lives in Stephenson

Todd Van Horn, Frederick/Clarke counties

  • Director since June 2018
  • Lives in Winchester

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