Economic Development Authority

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  • 9:30 am
  • 3rd Thursday of each month
  • Boardroom of the Historic Courthouse
    865 General Puller Highway
    Saluda, VA 23149

Agendas & Minutes

 Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval the following month.      

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Name & AddressContactTitle
Gordon (Eliot) White
155 Wooldridge Cove Drive
Deltaville, VA 23043
P.O. Box 129
Hardyville, VA 23070
Phone: 804-776-7947
Cell Phone: 804-695-4628
Email Gordon (Eliot) White
Janet V. Riggs
887 Mariners Woods Drive
P.O. Box 489
Hartfield, VA 23071
Cell Phone: 757-903-8587
Email Janet Riggs
Vice Chairman/ Treasurer
Celane (McWhorter) Roden
296 River Road Circle
Saluda, VA 23149
Cell Phone: 703-946-6793
Email Celane (McWhorter) Roden
John Anzivino
P.O. Box 1119
Urbanna, VA 23175
Cell Phone: 804-381-8455
Email John Anzivino
William R. Cawthorn
2 Bland Point
Deltaville, VA 23043
Phone: 804-776-9903
Cell Phone: 804-380-4343
Email William Cawthorn
James (Michael) Reed
459 Old Virginia Street
Urbanna, VA 23175
Phone: 804-758-1249
Cell Phone: 804-241-4548
Email James (Michael) Reed

Legal Counsel

Heather Lewis, County Attorney
Phone: 804-758-0500


The Economic Development Authority (EDA) is working to foster economic diversity in our area and create opportunities for business. As members of the EDA, we are all participants in various aspects of Middlesex County and seriously believe that our community can provide many, if not all, those important attributes you may be looking for to improve your bottom line:

  • Central to a variety of well-known markets
  • Access to major highways, ports and airports
  • One of the lowest tax rates in the State of Virginia
  • An unbeatable quality of life