Wayne Strickland was recently honored to receive the Virginia Planning District Commission’s first ever President’s Award during the VAPDC’s 2014 Winter Conference in Richmond, VA. The award recognizes an individual for:‘exemplifying with distinction, the ideals of regional cooperation, planning, and development within the Commonwealth of Virginia.’
For over 25 years, Mr. Strickland has served the Roanoke Valley and Alleghany Highlands as the Executive Director of the Regional Commission. He is currently the longest tenured Planning District Commission Executive Director in the state, further solidifying his track record in creating, supporting, and sustaining a spirit of collaboration and cooperation throughout our region.
The VAPDC represents the 21 planning districts throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia and works to bring diverse resources together at the regional level in partnership with local, state, and federal entities to strengthen all regions and the Commonwealth.