The Chief Local Elected Officials (CLEO) Consortium is made up of one (1) representative from each of the eight (8) localities in the Blue Ridge region, including the Counties of Alleghany, Botetourt, Craig, Franklin and Roanoke, and the Cities of Covington, Roanoke and Salem. The CLEO Consortium bears the fiscal responsibility for the region and monitors funding that is allocated to the region through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title I programs. Working together, the CLEO Consortium reviews strategic recommendations from the Western Virginia Workforce Development Board and communicates needs from their respective localities in terms of workforce.

The Honorable Martha Hooker (Chair)
Board of Supervisors
Roanoke County

The Honorable Mayor Tom Sibold (Vice-Chair)
City Council
City of Covington

The Honorable Stephen Bennett
Board of Supervisors
Alleghany County

The Honorable Billy Martin, Sr.
Board of Supervisors
Botetourt County

The Honorable Kathi Toelke
Board of Supervisors
Craig County

The Honorable Cline Brubaker
Board of Supervisors
Franklin County

The Honorable Mayor Sherman Lea
City Council
City of Roanoke

The Honorable John Saunders
City Council
City of Salem

Last updated 7/1/2019