Washington County Board of Supervisors Appoints Cathy Miller to WCSA Board of Commissioners

ABINGDON, Va. — The Washington County Board of Supervisors has appointed Cathy Miller to serve on the Washington County Service Authority (WCSA) Board of Commissioners, effective immediately. Miller represents the Taylor Election District on the board, and fills the unexpired four-year term of her late uncle, Jim McCall, which began July 1, 2017.

A Washington County native, Miller has lived in the Meadowview community her entire life. She has worked in health care for three decades as a registered radiologic technologist and a certified pedorthist. Miller has served as a Washington County election officer for the past eight years, holds officer positions on the Clinch Mountain District United Methodist Executive Board and the local unit of United Methodist Women, and volunteers with the United Way of Southwest Virginia’s Backpacks Unite Program at Rhea Valley Elementary School. She and her husband, Tony, have two children and three grandchildren.

“On behalf of WCSA and the Board of Commissioners, we are pleased to welcome Cathy Miller to the board,” says Dwain Miller, chairman of the WCSA board. “Cathy is a lifelong resident of the Taylor Election District, and will bring added insight and experience to the table as we work to serve the citizens of Washington County and surrounding areas.”

The WCSA Board of Commissioners includes seven members who represent the Washington County election districts of Harrison, Jefferson, Madison, Monroe, Taylor, Tyler and Wilson. Along with Dwain Miller, who represents the Tyler District, board members include Vice Chairman David Campbell (Harrison District), Kenneth Taylor (Jefferson District), Kevin Thayer (Madison District), Tim Orfield (Monroe District) and Vernon Smith (Wilson District).

More About WCSA

The WCSA serves approximately 22,000 water connections and 2,300 wastewater connections in Washington County, Virginia, and surrounding areas. The water system consists of an estimated 900 miles of water line, a 12-million-gallon-per-day surface water treatment plant, a 3.1-million-gallon-per-day membrane filtration plant, two springs, one well, 29 pump stations and 22 water storage tanks. The wastewater system consists of approximately 70 miles of wastewater collection lines, 29 lift stations and two wastewater treatment plants. For more information about WCSA, visit www.wcsawater.com.

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general manager, at 276-628-7151, ext. 224.