The Honorable W.S. Wally Covington III
W.S. Wally Covington III was first elected Supervisor of the Brentsville Magisterial District in November of 2003. He was twice re-elected to this office in 2007 and in 2011. In 2013, Covington was tapped by his colleagues to serve as Vice Chairman of the Board of County Supervisors for the 2013 calendar year, having previously held the position in 2009.
During his tenure, Supervisor Covington has represented Prince William County on several prominent regional transportation planning boards. Supervisor Covington currently holds the office of Past-Chair of the Virginia Railway Express (VRE) Operations Board having earlier served as Chairman (2012) and Vice Chair (2011.) From 2004-2011, Covington represented Prince William County on the Metropolitan Council of Governments (COG.) He continues to serve a fourth term as Commissioner on the Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission (PRTC). Supervisor Covington is also a member of the Transportation Steering Committee for the Virginia Association of Counties (VACO.)
As an elected official, Supervisor Covington actively supports Prince William County’s partnership with George Mason University to enhance opportunities for commerce, higher education and the arts. From 2010 to date, Covington has served on the Advisory Board for George Mason University/Prince William campus. Additionally, he is a member of the Board of Directors of the Hylton Performing Arts Center, serving on both the Budget/Finance and Strategic Planning committees to raise funds to support the Arts Center.
For the past eight years, Covington has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Association of Owners at Innovation. Covington also belongs to the Prince William Chamber of Commerce and he is a member of the Jail Board. Prior to his election as Supervisor, he represented the Brentsville Magisterial District on the Prince William Juvenile Court Services Board and the Prince William Courthouse/Jail Expansion Committee. He is a past president of the Centreville Ruritan Club and a member of the Extension Leadership Council and Farm Bureau. Additionally, he held the offices of Chairman and Secretary during his tenure on the Prince William County Electoral Board.
A graduate of Virginia Tech, Supervisor Covington received his bachelor’s degree in agriculture and economics. He was conferred a degree of law from the University of Richmond and maintains his solo civil law practice in the City of Manassas. Currently, he is a member of both the Prince William Bar Association and Virginia State Bar Association.
Supervisor Covington is a life-long Northern Virginian who was born in Centreville in 1963. The Covington family makes their home in Nokesville. He and his wife, Connie, have three children.
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