Northampton County announced the hiring of Mr. Charles Kolakowski as County Administrator, effective May 22, 2017.
Mr. Kolakowski was born and raised in New Jersey. He graduated from the College of William and Mary with a degree in Government. He has twenty-three years of experience in municipal administration in municipalities in sizes ranging from 6,500 to 24,000 in population. He spent the last eleven years as Town Manager in Bedford, VA.
He is very involved in the community including serving on the boards for the Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce and Bedford Main Street. He is also currently the Board President for Bedford Memorial Hospital. In his free time he enjoys fishing, gardening, and reading. He has one son, Michael.
In a statement, Board of Supervisors’ Chairman Spencer Murray said, “We welcome Charles to Northampton County. His skills and management experience will be valuable as we move Northampton forward.”