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Coles District Supervisor

The Honorable Martin E. Nohe


Martin Nohe represents the citizens of the Coles Magisterial District on the Prince William Board of County Supervisors. He was elected to this position in November 2003 and was chosen by his colleagues on the Board to serve as the Vice Chairman for calendar year 2007, and again in 2012. Prior to his election as Supervisor, Mr. Nohe served as an elected member of the Prince William Soil and Water Conservation District from 2002-2003. Supervisor Nohe serves on a number of boards and committees that work at the local, regional and state level including:


  • Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA): Member (2005-Present); Vice Chair (2006-2008); Chairman (2009-Present)
  • Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments Metro Strategy Group: Member (2017)
  • Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission (PRTC): Member (2004-Present)
  • Virginia Railway Express (VRE): Alternate (2007-2014); Member (2014-Present); Chairman (2018)
  • National Capital Transportation Planning Board (TPB): Member (2016-Present); Vice-Chairman (2018); Chairman (2019)
  • TPB Long-Range Plan Task Force: Member (2017)
  • Prince William Parkway District Commission: Member (2004-Present)
  • Route 234 Bypass District Commission: Member (2004-Present)
  • Virginia Association of Counties (VACo) Transportation Steering Committee: (2015-Present)
  • Prince William Citizens Road Bond Committee: Member (2002)


  • State Executive Council for Comprehensive Services for At-Risk Youth: Parent Representative (2010-2014)
  • Virginia Adopts Campaign for 1,000 Kids – Statewide Steering Committee (2013)
  • Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (MWCOG) Human Services Policy Committee: Member (2005-2009, 2012-2014)
  • Virginia Association of Counties (VACo) Human Services Steering Committee: Member (2013-2014, 2018-Present); Chairman (2014)
  • Greater Prince William County Boys and Girls Clubs: Board of Directors (2003-2012); Board of Trustees (2013-Present)
  • Prince William Youth Services Board: At-Large Member (2000-2002); Chair (2001); Vice Chair (2002)
  • Prince William County Coalition for Human Services: Member (2011-Present)
  • Prince William Area Child Protection Partnership "Champions for Children" Award recipient (2016)
  • Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute "Angels in Adoption" Award recipient (2006)


  • Prince William Soil and Water Conservation District: Elected Director (2002-2003)
  • Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (MWCOG) Chesapeake Bay Policy Committee: Member (2004-2014); Chair (2007-2008)
  • Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (MWCOG) Climate Energy and Environmental Protection Committee: Member (2009-2011)
  • Potomac Watershed Roundtable: Member (2002-Present); Vice Chair (2003-2017)
  • Potomac Council: Member (2002-2003); Chair (2003)
  • Virginia Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts: Member (2002-2003); Watershed Connections Outstanding Director Award (2003)
  • National Conservation Leaders Network: Member (2005-2012)
  • Virginia Association of Counties (VACo) Environment and Agriculture Steering Committee: Member (2004-2012)


  • GoVirginia Economic Development Initiative Regional Council: Member (2016-Present); Treasurer and Finance Committee Chair (2017-Present)
  • Joint Board of Supervisors - School Board Capital Process Team (2019)
  • Northern Virginia Regional Commission (NVRC): Member (2004-Present); Treasurer (2007-2008); Operations Committee Chair (2007-2008); Vice Chair (2008-2011); Chairman (2011-2013)
  • Greater Washington 2050 Coalition: Member (2008-2010)
  • Virginia Association of Planning District Commissions (VAPDC): Member (2007-Present); Vice President (2009-2010); President (2010-2012)
  • Prince William County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC): BOCS Representative (2004-2015)
  • Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (MWCOG) Budget Committee: Member (2007-2008)


  • Prince William Chamber of Commerce (PWCC): Member (2001-Present); Board of Directors (2007-2010; 2012-Present)
  • Coached High School and Collegiate Speech and Debate teams:  Woodbridge Senior High School (1992-1997); Walt Whitman High School (1997-2000); George Mason University (1992-1993, 1998-1999)
  • NAACP, Prince William Chapter: Member (2015-Present)
  • Knights of Columbus John Paul I Council: Member (2003-Present)
  • Dale City Civic Association: Member (2008-Present)
  • Manassas Optimist Club: Member (2001-Present)

Supervisor Nohe is the president of Appliance Connection, a Woodbridge-based, family-owned retail appliance store. He has a bachelor's degree in economics from George Mason University and is a graduate of the University of Virginia's Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership.

A Prince William County native, Supervisor Nohe and his wife, Kristina, live in Woodbridge with their four children Rachel, Nicholas, Jack and Theodore, and their dogs, Max and Yoda. They are recipients of the 2006 Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute "Angels in Adoption Award" for their advocacy on behalf of children in foster care and efforts to encourage domestic adoption, and served as Northern Virginia Co-Chairs of Governor McDonnell's VirginiaAdopts Initiative.  Supervisor Nohe was also the 2017 recipient of the Phyllis Campbell Newsome Award for Public Policy Leadership from the Center for Non-Profit Advancement in recognition of his work to expand public-private partnerships between local governments and non-for-profit agencies to expand access to human services.

13476 Dumfries Road
Manassas, VA 20112
Office Phone: 703-792-4620
Office Fax: 703-792-4610

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