Potomac District Appointees


Commission on Aging

The Commission on Aging (COA) is the citizens’ advisory group to the Area Agency on Aging, the Prince William Board of County Supervisors, and the City Councils of Manassas and Manassas Park. The COA advocates for issues related to aging and caregiving.

Nancy West (703) 221-1372

Animal Advisory Committee

To advise the Prince William Board of County Supervisors on improvements to policies, increase community outreach, seek outside grant funding for animal welfare initiatives, provide support as requested to Animal Control/Care Services, and make recommendations to the Prince William Board of County Supervisors on programs, classes, and special events that will further assist Prince William County in providing the best possible animal welfare services to the community.

Lori Leary (703) 680-3644

Architectural Review Board

The Architectural Review Board (ARB) is an advisory board to the Board of County Supervisors and other county officials on the protection of local historical and cultural resources.

Odell Smith (703) 634-2456

Cherry Hill CDA

Hilda Barg (703) 221-7980
Matt Burgess 571-230-7798
Christian Heath 571-332-8626
Rosario Mendez 202-253-9471
Robert Warr412-722-6791

Community Services Board

The Prince William County Community Services Board (CSB) is a 10-member policy-making Board that serves residents of Prince William County, the City of Manassas and the City of Manassas Park who are in need of mental health, intellectual disability, substance abuse, and early intervention, as well as emergency services.

Mary Battista (703) 221-1285 

DCSM/Zoning Ordinance and Advisory Committee

The DCSM/Zoning Ordinance Advisory Committee became active on July 1, 2010 and is designed to ensure the impacts of modifying the Design and Construction Standards Manual (DCSM) and the Zoning Ordinance independently are considered in a deliberate and collaborative process.

Frank Mikolajczak (703) 441-6886

Disability Services Board, Prince William Area

The Prince William County Committee for Persons with Disabilities (PWC CFPD) was established in 1987 as an advisory group to the Board of County Supervisors (BOCS) on disability issues. Its primary purpose is to recommend to the BOCS ways and means by which the County may be more responsive to the needs of citizens with disabilities.

Karen Smith (703) 670-7136

Equalization Board

The Equalization Board holds public hearings for individual taxpayers who file applications for assessment reconsideration. The Board rules on uniformity, consistency, correctness and fairness of the assessments made by the Real Estate Assessments Division of the Finance Department.

Davon Gray (703) 730-1925 

Historical Commission

The Prince William County Historical Commission is composed of 16 citizens, representing the seven magisterial district and two at-large members, appointed by the Board of County Supervisors. The Historical Commission advises the Board in its efforts to investigate, preserve, protect and publicize Prince William County’s historical sites, artifacts, buildings and events.

Tim Singstock (571) 594-6747
Ronald L. Smith

Housing Board

As established by the Prince William Board of County Supervisors (BOCS), the Housing Board is responsible for overseeing the expenditure of funds for housing and community development and directing the management of the Office of Housing and Community Development (OHCD). The Housing Board is also responsible for developing policies for meeting community needs for affordable housing.

Mary Lively (703) 670-6246 

Human Rights Commission

In 1991 the Prince William County Board of Supervisors authorized the creation of a Human Rights Study Committee to examine the need for a human rights commission based on growing diversity, population needs and resources.

Samuel J. Korson (703) 670-0201

Industrial Development Authority

The Industrial Development Authority promotes industry and develop trade by inducing business to locate or remain in State and County.

Brian Gordon (703) 441-6525

Library Board

Library Board Website

Corinne Doerr (703) 670-2885

Park & Recreation

Prince William County Park & Recreation is tasked to provide Parks and Recreation to the residents of Prince William County by gathering data about developing communities and conducting needs assessments to figure out the best way to use the land that is allocated to the Park Authority.

Brenda Gardziel (703) 670-3884

Planning Commission

The Prince William County Planning Commission consists of eight citizens appointed by the Board of County Supervisors to advise the Board on land use issues.

Rene Fry (703) 792-6641

Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission

PRTC Commission

Hilda Barg (703) 221-7980

Prince William County Service Authority

PWCSA Website

Paul Ruecker (703) 670-7648

Social Services Board

The Prince William County Board of Social Services Board is an Administrative Board appointed by the Board of County Supervisors. Its emphasis is on policy and administrative issues.

Hilda Barg (703) 221-7980

Solid Waste Management Citizens Advisory Committee

Richard “Buck” Arvin (703) 878-1657
Ned Greene (703) 680-4669

Taxicab Review Board

Nick Rasch (703) 221-5239

Trails and Blueways Council


Danny Cosner (703) 221-1291

Weapons Control Committee

Bret Coulson (703) 897-9414 

Wetlands Advisory Board

The Wetlands Board has jurisdiction over tidal shores for both vegetative and non-vegetative tidal areas located between mean low tide and high tide elevations.

Eileen Thrall (703) 221-3336
Kevin Brown (703) 640-7411