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Affiliate Organizations

Virginia Local Government Management Association

The Virginia Local Government Management Association (VLGMA) is a non-profit, non-partisan professional association composed primarily of city, town, and county managers/administrators and key members of their management teams. VLGMA is a state affiliate of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA). Membership in the organization is offered on an individual or organizational basis. A 19-member executive committee governs the association. 

Staff contact: Janet AresonJoin/or renew membership.

Virginia Building & Code Officials Association

The Virginia Building and Code Officials Association (VBCOA) is a statewide organization of building safety professionals dedicated to the protection of the health, safety, and welfare of all persons who live, work or visit the Commonwealth of Virginia. Since 1929, we have worked to foster partnerships among all groups associated with the construction industry. By working together we can build better buildings and safer communities. 

Staff contact: Sandra Harrington – (804) 523-8524

Municipal Electric Power Association of Virginia

Members of the Municipal Electric Power Association of Virginia (MEPAV) are Virginia’s not-for-profit, community-owned utilities that provide reliable and safe electricity at a reasonable price.  MEPAV’s commitment to the communities that it serves goes beyond keeping the lights on and appliances running.  Its success is intertwined with that of each family and local business. 

Staff contact: Sandra Harrington – (804) 523-8524. Associate Members provide information and support to localities that operate electric utilities. 

Virginia Energy Purchasing Governmental Association

Virginia offers a unique opportunity for local governments to negotiate their energy rates and the Virginia Energy Purchasing Governmental Association (VEPGA) permits local governments to take full advantage of this opportunity resulting in millions of dollars in annual savings for Virginia local governments and their taxpayers. 

Staff contact: Sandra Harrington – (804) 523-8524

VML/VACo APCo Steering Committee

VML/VACo APCo Steering Committee represents the interests of the localities in the Appalachian Power Company (APCo) service area in connection with the purchase of electric power from APCo.

Staff contact: Sandra Harrington – (804) 523-8524