Rappahannock River Basin Commission

Purpose and Typical Duties

The Rappahannock River Basin Commission provides guidance for the stewardship and enhancement of the water quality and natural resources of the Rappahannock River Basin. The Commission shall be a forum in which local governments and citizens can discuss issues affecting the Basin’s water quality and quantity and other natural resources. Through promoting communication, coordination and education, and suggesting appropriate solutions to identified problems, the Commission shall promote activities by local, state and federal governments, and by individuals, that foster resource stewardship for the environmental and economic health of the Basin.

Length of Term

1 Year 

Term Limitations

There are no limits on the number of terms a member may serve.

Number of Members

2 Members

Meeting Time and Place

Meetings are held quarterly on the third Thursday. 

Member Qualification

A representative of Madison County. 


Section 62.1-69.27 of the Code of Virginia.

Appointment Process

Members are appointed by the Board of Supervisors.




Name:Appointment Expires:Email:
Carty Yowell12/31/2024Email Carty Yowell
Jonathon Weakley (Alternate)12/31/2024Email Jonathon Weakley