The Virginia Municipal League Executive Committee met on Thursday, December, 14th  and is pleased to announce that they appointed a new Executive Director.   Michelle Gowdy, who has been Acting Executive Director and General Counsel, was appointed as the Executive Director.  “The Executive Committee is excited to have Michelle work to move the Virginia Municipal League forward and to ensure that Virginia’s localities have the resources that they need,” said Dr. Woodbury, President of the Virginia Municipal League and Councilwoman in Newport News. 

 Michelle has been a public servant for over 20 years working both at the state and local level.  She graduated with a degree in International Business from Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin and with a law degree from Oklahoma City University.  Prior to working at VML, she was County Attorney in James City and New Kent counties.