Board of Directors

The Fauquier County Water and Sanitation Authority is governed by a five member Board. Individual Board members are appointed by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors and serve for a term of four years. The Authority Board elects its officers during the first regular meeting of each year and officers serve for a term of one year.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS - 2021 - OFFICERS & COMMITTEES

Board Member

Representing

Term Expiration

William “Bill” G. Downey

Scott Magisterial District

May 14, 2023

Office: Chairman

 

 

bdowney@fcwsa.org

 

 

 

Chairman: Liaison Committee

Member: Building Committee

 

 

 

 

 

Michael J. Focazio

Marshall Magisterial District

April 1, 2024

Office: Vice Chairman

 

 

mfocazio@fcwsa.org

 

 

 

Member: Liaison/Finance/Planning Committees

 

 

 

 

 

A. William “Bill” Chipman III

Center Magisterial District

 

June 30, 2025

 

Office: Member

 

 

bchipman@fcwsa.org

 

 

 

Chairman: Planning & Building Committees

Member: Audit Committee

 

 

 

 

 

Ross D’Urso

Lee Magisterial District

January 9, 2024

Office: Treasurer

 

 

rdurso@fcwsa.org

 

 

Chairman: Finance & Audit Committees

Member: Personnel Committee

 

 

 

 

 

Richard “Rick” Gerhardt

 

Cedar Run Magisterial District

January 9, 2024

 

Office: Member

 

 

rick.gerhardt@fauquiercounty.gov

 

 

 

Chairman: Personnel Committee