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Virginia Sheriffs' Institute
Supporting Virginia’s Sheriffs & Deputies

Williamsburg, VA — The members of the Virginia Sheriffs’ Institute elected new officers for 2024-25 in Williamsburg during the VSI Spring Conference. The following sheriffs were elected to the Virginia Sheriffs’ Institute Board of Directors as officers and board members:

  • President: Sheriff Michael W. Taylor, Pittsylvania County
  • Immediate Past President: Sheriff Michael S. Mondul, City of Danville
  • Vice President: Sheriff Ernest L. Giles, Sr., Sussex County
  • Secretary: Sheriff April M. Staton, City of Salem
  • Treasurer: Sheriff Alisa A. Gregory, Henrico County
  • Sheriff Mike W. Miller, Bedford County
  • Sheriff Darrell L. Hodges, Cumberland County
  • Sheriff Jeremy D. Fleming, Dickenson County
  • Sheriff Eric B. Hess, Fluvanna County

“I am honored to work with members of this distinguished organization and supporters for the betterment of our profession,” said Sheriff Mike Taylor. “I look forward to continuing to lead this distinguished organization.”

“The sheriffs serving on the board and as officers of the Virginia Sheriffs’ Institute are well respected by their peers across the Commonwealth,” said John W. Jones, Executive Director of the Virginia Sheriffs’ Institute. “The election to the Board of Directors and as an officer of the Virginia Sheriffs’ Institute reflects very highly of the sheriff.”

The term for service for the respective sheriffs serving on the Board of the Virginia Sheriffs’ Institute or as an officer is for one (1) year.

The sheriffs were elected at the annual meeting of the Virginia Sheriffs’ Institute, which was attended by more than 280 sheriffs and deputy sheriffs across Virginia. The Virginia Sheriffs’ Institute currently has approximately 27,200 citizen associate and business members that support the activities of the Virginia Sheriffs’ Institute.

The Virginia Sheriffs’ Institute is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization established by Virginia sheriffs to provide training and education to the members of the Institute including the sheriffs and deputy sheriffs across Virginia on issues relating to management, law enforcement and other areas of public safety. The Virginia Sheriffs’ Institute also awards scholarships to young people across Virginia seeking an education in criminal justice while attending Virginia colleges or universities.