Individual Members

Mary Margaret "Maggie" Cleary is currently serving as an Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney in Culpeper. Originally from Springfield, Virginia, Maggie is proud to be a seventh generation Virginian. Maggie graduated cum laude from Georgetown University in 2014 before attending UVA Law. During her third year in law school, Maggie participated in the Prosecution Clinic and was placed in Culpeper. She loved Culpeper so much that she hasn't left. Maggie is currently the owner of a seven-acre farm in the county (officially making her a "Farm-her") and a frequent flier at Raven's Nest.

Since becoming a full time resident of "the Pep," Maggie has served on the Board of Scholarship Monte Carlo, been a tutor at Culpeper Literacy Council, and a running buddy for Girls on the Run. She also volunteers as an alumni interviewer for Georgetown. As of March 2020, she is currently the Vice Chair of the Culpeper County Republican Committee. Maggie is excited to be founding Leader Launch with one of her best friends.

Jim Crozier
John J. Davies III
Doug Rodgers
Timothy Bettendorf

Virginia House of Delegates 2021  -Delegate Nicholas J. (Nick) Freitas

Member Since: 2016

R - Counties of Culpeper (part), Madison, and Orange, 30th District

District Office

P.O. Box 693, Culpeper, VA 22701

540) 222-7706

Sanford Reaves Jr.

Sanford Reaves Jr. is seeking re-election as a director of Rappahannock Electric Cooperative.

Reaves has served as a director for the last three years. He is currently chairman of the HR committee and newly appointed to the VMDA board, SERVING Virginia/Maryland and Delaware region.


Sanford is a life-long native of Culpeper. He graduated in 1974 from the Culpeper County High School. He is a 1976 graduate of Smithdeal- Massey Business College of Richmond and 2005 graduate of the Virginia Union University School of Theology (Master of Divinity). He is a son of the Antioch Baptist Church of Culpeper and a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Locust Grove. He is also a 40-year strong supporter and proud member of the Rappahannock Electric Cooperative.

He lives in the Salem District of Culpeper (REC Region IV) with his wife of 44 years, Lorraine and has three children and five grandchildren. Since 1995 he has been the owner and president of Sanford and Sons Construction and Janitorial Services. He is also a local realtor and has served on the Culpeper County Planning Commission for 28 years and currently holds the position of Chairman.


Sanford received his Certificate of achievement award in April 2019 for successfully completing the National Credentialed Cooperative Director Program.

REC members will be receiving REC Proxy votes beginning July 6, and the deadline to return the ballots is Aug. 19. Voters will be eligible to receive prizes on the day of the annual meeting and do not have to be present to win.

Orange County Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 146, 111 Spicers Mill Road, Suite B, 

Orange, VA  22960
Phone 540-672-5216

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