• Our Mission

    To be a regional leader in driving collaboration and strategy within our communities on issues that are critical to the economic growth, quality of life and sustainability of this region.

  • Planning

    The Regional Commission helps local governments address regionally significant issues with planning designed to enhance our region’s infrastructure, promote our region’s economic growth, and improve and sustain our region’s quality of life. 

  • Transportation

    The Regional Commission provides long-range transportation planning for the Roanoke Valley and rural localities within our region. Regionally coordinated approaches to planning and developing our region’s transportation infrastructure is central to the mobility of our citizens and supporting businesses that rely on logistics and supply chain management.

Serving its member governments for 50 years

Now Hiring: Public Engagement Manager

Jan 24, 2022

Public Engagement Manager, Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission

In this full-time position, the Public Engagement Manager reports to the Executive Director and performs responsible professional work in communications, marketing, and public input.  Areas of responsibility will include public engagement and communication program promotion and marketing; marketing collateral and document design and development; survey design; graphic design and website management; writing and other content development.  The Public Engagement Manager is responsible for assisting and supporting the Executive Director and individual Department Directors in communicating their program needs and outcomes and developing materials and content to support various public engagement efforts.

A significant portion of the Public Engagement Manager’s work is dedicated to developing and implementing marketing strategies and collateral for the RIDE Solutions Commuter Assistance Program, the Commission’s most public-facing program in marketing transportation options and implementing transportation solutions for employers and workers.

Full job description

To apply, please email resume and cover letter to Sherry Dean at sdean@rvarc.org. All Applications must be received by February 14, 2021.

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Now Hiring: Regional Planner II-III (per experience)

Jan 24, 2022

Regional Planner II-III (per experience), Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission

Responsible for professional and technical work in preparing and developing plans and reports, maintaining databases, and analyzing and interpreting information and data for local governments and/or the public, with a particular focus on Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and data analysis. This position is supervised by the Director of Community Development.

Full job description

To apply, please email resume and cover letter to Sherry Dean at sdean@rvarc.org. All Applications must be received by February 14, 2021.

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Request for Proposals for Auditing Services

Jan 06, 2022

Purpose: This Request for Proposal (RFP) is to contract for a financial audit for the year ending June 30, 2022. The proposal includes options for four additional years.

Persons/Entities Who May Respond: Only licensed Certified Public Accountants may respond to this RFP.

Submission Closing Date.  Proposals must be submitted no later than 3:00 p.m. on Friday, January 21, 2022.

Inquiries. Inquiries concerning this RFP should be mailed to:

Sherry Dean
Director of Finance
Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission
P.O. Box 2569
Roanoke, VA  24010
Or e‐mailed to: sdean@rvarc.org

Click here for the full RFP.

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