I have been in the Circuit Court Clerk’s office for almost 20 years and started as the Front Counter Deputy Clerk. I have held every position in the office and was elected Circuit Court Clerk in November of 2011. The Circuit Court Clerk’s office is mandated with over 800 duties pursuant to the Code of Virginia many of which are highly complex and require a vast amount of knowledge and experience. I have extensive training and certification through the Supreme Court of Virginia Department of Judicial Services, as well as the Department of Taxation, the Department of Accounts, and the State Compensation Board. I am also a Member of the Virginia Court Clerk’s Association.
I was born and raised in Hopewell and graduated from Hopewell High School in 1981. I am the proud mother of Garrett L. Ward and the daughter of Howard and Carolyn Rudolph Jones.