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Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

If a citizen wishes to request a public record, the request should be processed through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).  The following is a document regarding the rights of requesters and the responsibilities of Alleghany County under the Virginia Freedom of Information Act:

Rights & Responsibilities

Individuals wishing to make a request under FOIA must make the request through the FOIA Officer.  The following is a list of FOIA Officers for various departments with their contact information:


Melissa A. Munsey (Board of Supervisors, County Administration, Public Works Department, Parks and Recreation Department, Accounting Office, Industrial Development Authority)
9212 Winterberry Avenue, Suite C
Covington, VA 24426
Email: su.av1560807260.ynah1560807260gella1560807260.oc@y1560807260esnum1560807260m1560807260
Phone: (540) 863-6600
Wanda Simpson (Treasurer’s Office)
9212 Winterberry Avenue, Suite F
Covington, VA 24426
Email: su.av1560807260.ynah1560807260gella1560807260.oc@n1560807260ospmi1560807260sw1560807260
Phone: (540) 863-6630

Valerie Bruffey (Commissioner of the Revenue Office)
9212 Winterberry Avenue, Suite E
Covington, VA 24426
Email: su.av1560807260.ynah1560807260gella1560807260.oc@y1560807260effur1560807260bv1560807260
Phone: (540) 863-6640

Dawn Riddle (Social Services Department)
110 Rosedale Avenue
Covington, VA 24426
Email: vog.a1560807260inigr1560807260iv.ss1560807260d@eld1560807260dir.n1560807260wad1560807260
Phone: (540) 965-1780

Debra Byer (Circuit Court Clerk)
P.O. Box 670
266 W. Main Street
Covington, VA 24426
Email: su.av1560807260.etat1560807260s.str1560807260uoc@r1560807260eybd1560807260
Phone: (540) 965-1730

Ann Gardner (Commonwealth Attorney Office)
Phone: (540) 965-1740
Matt Bowser (Sheriff’s Office/Jail)
268 W. Main Street
Covington, VA 24426
Email: su.av1560807260.ynah1560807260gella1560807260.oc@f1560807260fireh1560807260s.tse1560807260uqer.1560807260AIOF1560807260)
Phone: (540) 965-1770
Tiney Rose/Jack Canon (Registrar Office/Electoral Board)

110 Rosedale Avenue, Suite D
Covington, VA 24426
Email: ten.s1560807260oletn1560807260@5eto1560807260vog1560807260
Phone: (540) 965-1690

Marla Akridge (Alleghany Highlands Economic Development Corporation)
1000 Dabney Drive, Suite 510
Clifton Forge, VA 24422
Email: moc.c1560807260deha@1560807260alram1560807260
Phone: (540) 862-0936
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