Roberta Anne Kellam has announced her candidacy for the District 4 seat on the Northampton County Board of Supervisors, the seat being vacated by current Board Chairman Spencer Murry.
Mrs. Kellam has been active in Northampton government and politics. She served on the Northampton County Planning Commission and the Virginia State Water Control Board.
Kellam has also been an advocate for smart growth policies and environmental protection for the Eastern Shore. She was one of the more vocal and active opponents of the infamous 2015 Zoning ordinance.
Kellam graduated from the SUNY Buffalo Law School with a Juris Doctor cum laude. Her practice has mainly focused on environmental, land use, and energy law.
Mrs. Kellam has served on the VIMS Foundation and is currently the Board Chair for the Eastern Shore of Virginia Birding and Wildlife Programs, Inc.