Economic Development Commission

The Northumberland County Economic Development Commission consists of 5 members, one from each of the five election districts, serving a four-year term and are appointed by the Northumberland County Board of Supervisors. The Commission works to retain and expand businesses throughout the county and enhance economic activities to benefit all businesses and citizens.

Commission Members

  • District 1

    Lee Allain, Vice-Chair
    Lottsburg, VA

  • District 2

    Theresa N. Lambert, Chair
    Heathsville, VA

  • District 3

    Melissa Bunns-Carter, Secretary
    Heathsville, VA

  • District 4

    Ron Herring
    Heathsville, VA.

  • District 5


  • Executive Director

    Jim Blue
    Heathsville, VA

  • County Administrator

    Luttrell Tadlock
    Heathsville VA

Contacting the Commission

All correspondence to the Commission can be sent to:

Northumberland County Economic Development Commission
c/o Jim Blue
P.O. Box 129
Heathsville, VA 22473

Phone: (703)-895-0106

or email

The Northumberland County Economic Development Commission has created an interactive and searchable map of where you can find things to do, where to stay, and places to eat."  Click on the Link below:



  • The Planning Commission Meetings are held the  3rd Thursday of the Month. 

  • Northumberland County     •     P.O. Box 129     •     72 Monument Place     •     Heathsville, VA  22473     •     (804) 580-7666