Orange County, VA – The Orange County government and community are mourning the passing of Supervisor and Broadband Authority Member, S. Teel Goodwin. In his honor, the County will lower the County flag to half-staff for seven (7) days. The Board of Supervisors will pause for a moment of silence at its next scheduled meeting to recognize Mr. Goodwin’s passing.
Chairman Jim Crozier said, “Teel was a friend and colleague who passionately served his community for over thirteen years. On behalf of the Board of Supervisors, we mourn his passing and send his family, particularly his wife Linda and son Spencer, our deepest condolences.”
With wit and a steadfast commitment to public service, Mr. Goodwin was a champion for Orange County citizens, tirelessly serving for over a decade on the Orange County Board of Supervisors. Mr. Goodwin was first elected to the Orange County Board of Supervisors in November 2007 and began his tenure on the Board representing the citizens of District 3 in January of 2008. He led the Board of Supervisors as Chairman in 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2017 and as Vice Chairman in 2009, 2010, 2015, and 2016. Mr. Goodwin also served on the Orange County Broadband Authority as well as the Airport Commission, Economic Development Authority, Orange Downtown Alliance, Thomas Jefferson Community Criminal Justice Services Board, Water Committee, Local Emergency Planning Committee, Joint Planning Area Committee, as well as various subcommittees, such as the Joint Board/School Board Capital Improvements Program Subcommittee and Gordonsville-Orange Area Plan Subcommittee. Mr. Goodwin was a faithful and judicious public servant, who always demonstrated a devoted interest in the welfare of his community and the people he served.