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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.av1603164751.ynah1603164751gella1603164751.oc@y1603164751esnum1603164751m1603164751
Phone: (540) 863-6600
Teresa Brown (Treasurer’s Office)
9212 Winterberry Avenue, Suite F
Covington, VA 24426
Email: su.av1603164751.ynah1603164751gella1603164751.oc@n1603164751worbt1603164751
Phone: (540) 863-6630

Valerie Bruffey (Commissioner of the Revenue Office)
9212 Winterberry Avenue, Suite E
Covington, VA 24426
Email: su.av1603164751.ynah1603164751gella1603164751.oc@y1603164751effur1603164751bv1603164751
Phone: (540) 863-6640

Dawn Riddle (Social Services Department)
110 Rosedale Avenue
Covington, VA 24426
Email: vog.a1603164751inigr1603164751iv.ss1603164751d@eld1603164751dir.n1603164751wad1603164751
Phone: (540) 965-1780

Debra Byer (Circuit Court Clerk)
P.O. Box 670
266 W. Main Street
Covington, VA 24426
Email: su.av1603164751.etat1603164751s.str1603164751uoc@r1603164751eybd1603164751
Phone: (540) 965-1730

Ann Gardner (Commonwealth Attorney Office)
Matt Bowser (Sheriff’s Office/Jail)
268 W. Main Street
Covington, VA 24426
Email: su.av1603164751.ynah1603164751gella1603164751.oc@f1603164751fireh1603164751s.tse1603164751uqer.1603164751AIOF1603164751)
Phone: (540) 965-1770
Tiney Rose/Jack Canon (Registrar Office/Electoral Board)

110 Rosedale Avenue, Suite D
Covington, VA 24426
Email: ten.s1603164751oletn1603164751@5eto1603164751vog1603164751
Phone: (540) 965-1690

Marla Akridge (Alleghany Highlands Economic Development Corporation)
1000 Dabney Drive, Suite 510
Clifton Forge, VA 24422
Email: moc.c1603164751deha@1603164751alram1603164751
Phone: (540) 862-0936
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